|Animal Baby Shower Cake|
For the cake I made a Simple White Cake that is very moist, but firm.
Simple White Cake Recipe
1 cup white Sugar
1/2 cup Butter (soft)
2 tbsp Vanilla Extract
1 1/2 cups Self Raising Flour
1/2 cup Milk (full fat or reduced fat)
Cream the Butter and Sugar together till light and fluffy. Beat in the Eggs and stir in the Vanilla. Add the Flour
to the mixture and mix well. Stir in Milk and beat till smooth.
Bake for 30-40 mins at 180 degrees celcius (9x9 inch round pan)
I made 2 cakes for this cake - so above recipe times two!
How to make a Fondant Zebra
Form head and body out of white fondant. Roll out a piece of black fondant and cut zebra stripes out of fondant. Stick to body with edible glue. Make hair and feet out of black fondant and pupils for eyes.
|Zebra from fondant|
|Fondant zebra stripes|
How to make a Fondant Giraffe
Form the head and body with yellow fondant. Make some spots with the brown fondant. Make the circles for the feet and the horns with brown fondant. Stick horns to head with edible glue and spots to body with edible glue.
How to make a Fondant Elephant
|Baby elephant from fondant|
Blue Edible marker
Make the head and body out of the blue fondant. Form legs and trunk out of blue fondant. Let trunk dry before attaching it to the head. Form inner ears out of grey fondant. Make baby bib out of white fondant and feet and toe nails out of white fondant. Black fondant for eye pupils.
|Fondant Baby Elephant|
|Elephant from fondant|
|Lion out of fondant|
Black and white fondant
Black edible pens
Form the head and body of the lion out of yellow fondant.
Roll out orange fondant and cut into strips of 1cm. Cut slits into strips. Attach to head with edible glue as mane. Orange for feet.
Use black for nose and eyes and black pen for details.
White for eyes.
How to make Fondant Baby in Baby crib
Flesh colour fondant
Form baby out of flesh colour fondant, add white diaper with blue pin and blue dummy.
You can make the crib by rolling out long "snakes" of orange fondant. Stick them together with edible glue to form a bassinet.
Make little bunny out of white fondant. Add details with edible pens. I kept it rustic looking, that is why the bunny is not perfect :)
Roll out green fondant and cut out leave shapes with leave cutter, add details and let dry.
Put it all together and put leaves over baby for a blanky.