Circus Cakes!!! Help

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jennicakes1128 Posted 22 Sep 2009 , 1:13pm
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Hello all, I am new to this caking making and my Sister In Law wants me to make a circus Cake for my nephews 1st birthday. I took a look at some of the pictures and they all look fantastic. I am hoping someone has insturctions on how to make the Fondant, or Gum paste animals. I have no idea of where to start and any help with this would be so appreciated.

Thanks in advance!!


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Rhiannon_Scarlett Posted 22 Sep 2009 , 3:32pm
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Here are some instructions for Jungle animals - but I figure thats what kind of animals are in the circus anyway! icon_smile.gif

Hope this helps - you can also go to the search page & type in Circus or Jungle or even Animal & get some more info.

Good Luck!

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prterrell Posted 22 Sep 2009 , 9:11pm
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Another idea, if you don't feel comfortable with the fondant/gumpaste is to make decorated sugar cookies in the animal shapes. You can find animal cutters at and at

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kitty122000 Posted 22 Sep 2009 , 9:35pm
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You can also see some great tutorial videos on by searching "fondant animals"

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patiese1 Posted 23 Sep 2009 , 3:03am
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I don't know if there is a Micheal's Craft store in your area but we have one and there are always 40% off coupon on the internet. They have Wilton Animal cookie cutter and you can get 50 cutter for about 6 dollars with coupon. They are the cheapest I have found anywhere.

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