Puppy Cake Tutorial, Part 1. With Pic's

Decorating By justfrosting Updated 26 May 2013 , 2:24am by smittyditty

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justfrosting Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 11:56am
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2 9 inch cakes.

1. The first cake you cut in half and ice them together in a half moon shape. This is the body. You place it on your cake board, hump side up Crumb coat.

2. The second cake you cut in half as well. With one half, cut it into two quarters, these are the back legs.

3. The other half is the only tricky part. Cut a small half moon shape, this is the face. Place it flat against the body.

4. With the rest of the cake scrapes (it should be kind of a rainbow shape) cut four squares. One is the tail. One is the nose. Two are to make the ears... Most of this cake is shaped by the icing

5.Glue everything together with icing. Crumb coat and let sit in the refrigerator for a bit.

6. To decorate. Get your grass tip. Begin at the back and bottom and work your way forward and up making fur. (I will post these pic's later today)

I have used toothpick to keep everything together, but you don't have to. I use tootsie rolls died black for the eyes and nose and a pink laffy taffy for the tongue.

Hope this helps.
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arwa Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:03pm
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wow... thts so cute... thnx so much

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Marksgirl Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:07pm
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Very Cute. Thanks

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blessBeckysbaking Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:08pm
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that helped so much seeing the pic thanks

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Vanaya Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:18pm
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Wow... that's really cool.

Thank you so much!

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karapags Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:20pm
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Great! Thanks.

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OhMyGoodies Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:20pm
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So very cute!!!! You should think about submitting it to the articles section icon_biggrin.gif

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Starkie Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:29pm
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Cute! Ready to try one, now!

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mrsg1111 Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:32pm
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You make it sound so simple!! I can't wait to try it! Any add'l suggestions on making it look like an English Bulldog?

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Rudith Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:33pm
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Thanks ,thanks, thanks to take time to do this for everyone Rudith

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justfrosting Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:36pm
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Well, It took forever because I kept waiting for a reason to make this cake--and then I thought "Cake Does not Need a Reason!"

Sorry the pics are so dark--taken with my camera phone. I am waiting for my frosting to soften and I will finish the decorating pictures.

Thanks to everyone who PM'd me and kept the fire lit under my hiney!

I couldn't figure out how to submit it to Jackie. Maybe she will see it here.

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CakeDiane Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:37pm
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Thank you so much--the pictures help SOOOO much! icon_biggrin.gif

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lynda-bob Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:44pm
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Pix and tutorial are great! Thank you so much! icon_biggrin.gif

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Gretta Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:47pm
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I know I'm 'wagging my tail' in appreciation for the tutorial!! Thanks! thumbs_up.gif

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sdrper Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:49pm
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Thanks so much. My daughter loved your cake now I can try to make her one of her own.

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Gretta Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:49pm
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I know I'm 'wagging my tail' in appreciation for the tutorial!! Thanks! :8

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Katskakes Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 12:50pm
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thanks for this!

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khoudek Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 1:01pm
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Thank you for sharing!

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CakesbyJam Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 1:06pm
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Thank you so much for doing this for CC'rs. Can't wait to try this!

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christielee Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 2:27pm
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Isn't it amazing how something can seem so hard, and when it's explained well, and broken down for you, your like, "Wow, I can do that!!" icon_lol.gif

Thanks,
Christie

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THESUGARCOW Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 2:36pm
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Originally Posted by justfrosting

2 9 inch cakes.

1. The first cake you cut in half and ice them together in a half moon shape. This is the body. You place it on your cake board, hump side up Crumb coat.

2. The second cake you cut in half as well. With one half, cut it into two quarters, these are the back legs.

3. The other half is the only tricky part. Cut a small half moon shape, this is the face. Place it flat against the body.

4. With the rest of the cake scrapes (it should be kind of a rainbow shape) cut four squares. One is the tail. One is the nose. Two are to make the ears... Most of this cake is shaped by the icing

5.Glue everything together with icing. Crumb coat and let sit in the refrigerator for a bit.

6. To decorate. Get your grass tip. Begin at the back and bottom and work your way forward and up making fur. (I will post these pic's later today)

I have used toothpick to keep everything together, but you don't have to. I use tootsie rolls died black for the eyes and nose and a pink laffy taffy for the tongue.

Hope this helps.




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why i can't see the pictures in the messages anymore? icon_cry.gif
i only see the square and the letters of the picture uploaded can somebody help please! im begging!.... like a dog.... icon_confused.gif

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Narie Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 2:37pm
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About how much frosting is needed to cover the puppy well?

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justfrosting Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 2:38pm
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I can still see the pics. Maybe refresh your page? Let me know if you can't see them, I can always email them to you.

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JoMarie Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 2:40pm
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Thanks so much!! I can not wait to try this!! thumbs_up.gif

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Amy729 Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 2:41pm
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Thanks for taking the time to show pictures! I might have the nerve to try it myself.

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fooby Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 2:42pm
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This is perfect!! My lil boy's birthday is next Friday and I think I'm gonna try this icon_biggrin.gif Thanks a bunch!!!

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revel Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 2:43pm
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Thanks for taking the time to show pictures! I might have the nerve to try it myself.




Ditto! thumbs_up.gif

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Sugar_Plum_Fairy Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 2:43pm
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Thanks for taking the time to do that, justfrosting. It's very much appreciated!

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LisaMS Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 2:44pm
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how very nice of you to show a tutorial. too cute. i'd like to try this one day.

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justfrosting Posted 25 Jun 2007 , 2:51pm
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How much frosting...well, I do it with one batch of VIVA BC. It ends of being A LOT of frosting. Crumb coating well will help, because it will cover any holes that may show through.

You have to reallllly like frosting because this cake has a lot of it.

Another note, I have only needed to support this cake once out of the 6 times I have attempted it. I woke up one morning and the ear had fallen off, I reattached with a toothpick.

Also, the toes are piped before you cover with fur.

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