Debbie Brown fairy toadstool cake

I tried this toadstool cake for my eldest daughter’s 5th birthday and was relatively pleased with the result. I was aiming to make it look as close to the photograph in the book as possible, as I was (and am still!) in the early stages of learning the skills needed and I had only made a handful of cakes up to this point. The Debbie Brown cakes in the Children’s Party Cakes book that I have attempted so far are fairly easy to replicate. I used modelling paste for the fairy arms and heads, but made all sorts of errors with the glitter. Tucking the fondant under the mushroom cap was a bit of a faff. I needed to roll the fondant thinner. At this point I was using supermarket bought fondant, which I don’t find that easy to work with.

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Tina, Hungerford


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Roberta ...

I have her book too & have been dying to make this cake as its so cute. Your daughter will love it.

Ana Remígio - CUPCAKES & DREAMS Portugal ...

You did a great job!!! This is Lovely!!! xxx

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Debbie Brown fairy toadstool cake