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Ariel Birthday Cake (Mermaid Cake)

This is the 2nd birthday cake I made for Lien.

Unfortunately I did not have much time to prepare the fondant myself so I used a ready made one. Disaster...

As you can see, the blue fondant is full of cracks plus it did not have the strength to stay on the cake in one piece. Just take a look on the right side of the cake…

Any way, Lien and my kids were thrilled with the overall result so I was happy too.

My kids and Lien helped me as well, so they were busy and happy!

 I had to put the cake in the fridge the soonest possible :-)



Comments

  1. What a stunning, beautiful cake! I love the colors--they go very nicely together. If my little cousin saw this, she'd go completely nuts and demand I make her one :)

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  2. This is one of my favorite...I want to make it for my little girl too... She love Ariel...

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  3. Glad I got to have a better look at the Ariel cake! I know that your cakes always bring a smile to kids faces-well done.

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  4. Wonderful looking cake !
    I'd be happy to have a similar cake, and actually the color of the mairmaid's hair is like mine (I'm also a red-hair)

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  5. awesome! It's a birthday cake kind of day, I just posted my daughter's castle cake as well :) http://itsyummytomytummy.blogspot.com/2011/08/birthday-cake-project-castle.html

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  6. I love each and everyone of your beautiful cakes...each perfect for its recipient! My daughter would have LOVED this one during her Little Mermaid stage :)

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  7. This cake would have been my dream come true when I was a little girl since this was my favorite movie!

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  8. Really cool! I love the fondant work!

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  9. Oohh... the mermaid so cute, good work.

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  10. I love this cake, it's just so cute and the colors are perfect. I must say too, it's very creative to be able to pull it all together as you have.

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  11. Love the cake!!! I think its really pretty!

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  12. Great Cake. I hate using fondant but find the wilton stuff to be easier for me than any marshmallow ones I've made, I am however very new to baking and cooking so I wouldn't take what I say into account :) Great job I don't think I would've even noticed the "mistakes" if you hadn't pointed them out :D

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  13. This is fabulous! The flip-flop cakes are great, too. What is the sand made out of?

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  14. I'm sorry you had difficulty with commercial fondant...but the cake looked great! I wouldn't have noticed at all! Im glad everyone had a great time!

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  15. Stunning. You always do such great work!

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  16. This cake is adorable! Ariel is my favorite, and I love how you used the doll with the fondant tail :)

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  17. Such beautifully decorated .. love the color variation used.

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  18. Adorable cake! The Ariel is really great, you got the hair and the tail just perfectly... wow!

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  19. That cake is amazing! Love it!

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  20. This is awesome! I would have loved this when I was little. Very cool!

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  21. Looks like a little girls dream cake!

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  22. I don't know what you're talking about! This looks AMAZING!

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  23. That's a very beautiful cake as well.

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  24. Hello

    I came here to wish a good week.

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    A kiss.

    Nita

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  25. Aaw, I would never have noticed anything was amiss. Stunning cake - so pretty for a girl's birthday. You have the most amazing talent. Wish you could teach me.

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  26. looks absolutely divine...awesome try...
    happy following u..:)
    do stop by mine sometime..

    love,
    Jay
    Tasty Appetite

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  27. I LOVE the little mermaid! It was my favorite movie as a kid. This cake just brought back all those wonderful memories, thanks so much for sharing =]

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