Tinker Bell

Feb 20, 2012

This was for my very precious niece’s 3rd birthday. I made all the flowers and butterflies first, then let them dry and harden.

Then I cut out a Tinker Bell shape from white fondant and painted it with food colouring, then added sparkles.

Then I put it all together on top of a little house cake (using 2 thin chocolate bars to allow the roof to overhang over the base of the house)

I realized when it was all together that Tinker Bell won’t even come close to fitting in the door, but I think that’s ok.  The birthday girl liked it even if it didn’t make complete sense.

6 Comments

RachelFebruary 23, 2012 2:10 am

You are amazing! Are the flowers and everything that you left to harden made out of standard marshmallow fondant? How long did you let them harden?

lisa February 24 2012 04:20 am

yup, it was just the marshmallow fondant. they didn't dry as hard as I would have liked, especially when out at room temperature they got a bit soft and lost their shape a bit. maybe more icing sugar next time? do you have any suggestions? i put royal icing between the two pieces of fondant that made up tinkerbell, and that dried really solid!

NadiaJuly 17, 2012 12:01 am

I am new to cake decorations.I simply love your ideas-Keep up the good work.

lise July 23 2013 00:10 am

thanks Nadia, hope you enjoy decorating yours as well!

craigFebruary 19, 2013 9:35 pm

Randomly came across this site again… and wow! Seriously! Lise, how are you so crazy talented!?!? …and how come I didn’t get that gene:-)

lise July 23 2013 00:11 am

aw, that's really nice, thanks craig!

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