Haniela's: Octonauts: Dashi and Tweak Cake

Octonauts: Dashi and Tweak Cake

Friday, May 31, 2013

Few weeks back I made a cake for our neighbor's granddaughter Audrey. She turned 4. I wanted to make her a cake this year. I emailed her mom and got all the details on her favorite kid's show. Once I learned she loves Dashi and Tweak Octonauts I got to work. I ended up on you tube, watching an episode. I've never even heard of Octonauts.
 I wanted to incorporate patterns and d├ęcor from the Dashi's and Tweak's room into the cake design. In Dashi's room, there was what appeared to be a wallpaper with  the sea shell pattern on it so I got to work. I made a simple sea shell stencil from a piece of paper and used my new airbrush to paint the pattern all around the bottom tier. Tweak had a tool wall and a wrench in his room, I put that on the cake as well.
I also made Dashi and Tweak cookies and you can learn how to make those in my video here.

Cake Details and Tools you need:
Velvet Vanilla Pound Cake
Swiss Buttercream
Marshmallow Fondant
Ultimate Clay Extruder
AmeriColor Gel Paste Food Color 12 Pack Kit
Double Sided Round Cutter Set
FISH Cookie Cutter 2.75"
Fondant 9 Inch Rolling Pin
 Pastry Wheel
Argo Corn Starch
Wilton 7-Piece Decorating Brush Set
Crisco All Vegetable Shortening

Video Tutorial

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