Soooo.... for the longest time I was seeing a Frozen Cake around every corner all over the internet and I hadn't been asked to make a single one. Then BOOM - I got 4 orders within a couple of weeks!! I hadn't even seen the movie when I made the first one.... my daughter has since made sure to correct that error 1 or 2 or 50 times!!
This was the smallest tiered cake size that I make... 5" and 7" tiers. And actually, I only recently started offering this size. Why? Because covering a 5" tier in fondant is a pain in the you know what!! I can't explain why, but the smaller the cake, the harder it is for me to cover it in fondant.
Is this true for everyone, or just me? Please say it's not just me!!
Either way, after many requests for cakes that had less servings but was still two tiers, I finally decided to downsize from 6" + 8" cakes as my smallest, to this 5" + 7" combo. It was a good decision I think (other than the nightmare of covering the littler boogers)... because I've gotten probably 10+ orders for them since adding this option.
OH and if you're in the market for a Frozen cake... you might be interested in the Frozen Sale going on over at Zulily! Up to 60% off of toys, clothes, accessories and more!! You might be able to knock a few things off your Christmas list with this sale! Go see here!
Anywho.... what else can I tell you? First, my client sent me a picture from Pinterest and when I searched for a tutorial to make Olaf, I landed on this video on YouTube by Sweet Pea Cakes (video removed, sorry) and as it turned out - it was the EXACT cake that my client has sent me a picture of!
The cake was Italian Cream Cake (with Cream Cheese frosting & filling), covered and decorated with homemade marshmallow fondant. And yes, that's a cupcake recipe that I link to, but I use it for cakes too!
I added the "snow" overlay - see my tutorial for doing fondant overlay here and used my silicone pearl molds for the borders. All of the snowflakes were made with these PME Snowflake Plunger/Cutters. OH and I used Satin Ice gum paste for the snowflakes.
For the top tier, I used a plaque cutter to cut out the backing for Bailee's name and I used Funky Alphabet Tappitr cutters to actually cut her name. You can see my tutorial for using Tappit Cutters here.
And then there was Olaf. As I mentioned, I had to look up a tutorial for how to make him. Not that I couldn't have figured it out on my own, but why do all the heavy lifting if someone has already put up instructions? At least that's my way of thinking! Not too shabby for my first one, huh!?
So that's that... do you have any questions about this Frozen Cake? I have at least 4 more to share sometime soon, so I hope you like FROZEN!! 🙂
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