How-To Make a Finding Nemo Cake Featuring Nemo & Squirt

  • Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, Gold (sku: 6836)
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  • Finding Nemo & Squirt DecoSet® Cake Topper (sku: 16135)
    Finding Nemo & Squirt DecoSet® Cake Topper
    $7.99
  • Premium Gel Colors, Neon Green (sku: 9640)
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    $6.49
  • Premium Gel Colors, Lemon Yellow (sku: 9537)
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  • Premium Gel Colors, Royal Blue (sku: 9525)
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    $6.99
  • Premium Gel Colors, Neon Pink (sku: 9641)
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    $10.49
  • Premium Gel Colors, Neon Purple (sku: 9645)
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  • Premium Gel Color, Sunset Orange (sku: 9530)
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  • Basket Weave Decorating Tip #897 - 2 Pk (sku: 10987)
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How-To Make a Finding Nemo Cake Featuring Nemo & Squirt

What You’ll Need

  • 1 - 8” Double Layer Round Cake
  • 10” Round Foil Cake Board, Silver
  • Finding Nemo – Nemo & Friends DecoSet® Cake Topper
  • 4 Cups Sky Blue Icing
  • ½ Cup Neon Green Icing
  • ½ Cup Neon Pink Icing
  • ½ Cup Lemon Yellow Icing
  • 2 Cups Neon Purple Icing
  • ½ Cup Sunset Orange Icing
  • 2 Cups Royal Blue Icing
  • Neon Green Liqua-Gel Color
  • Lemon Yellow Liqua-Gel Color
  • Neon Purple Liqua-Gel Color
  • Sky Blue Liqua-Gel Color
  • Royal Blue Liqua-Gel Color
  • Neon Pink Liqua-Gel Color
  • Sunset Orange Liqua-Gel Color
  • Drop Flower Tip #221
  • Basket Weave Tip #897
  • Piping Tip #3
  • Piping Tip #10
  • Piping Tip #12
  • Leaf Tip #352
  • 18” Disposable Pastry Bag
  • Plastic Coupler without Notch
  • Plastic Coupler, Medium
  • Cake Decorators Plastic Icing Scraper
  • Decorating Comb
  • 9 ¾” Angled Spatula
  • Airbrush Compressor
  • Step 1

    Place and 8” round double layer cake on a cake board and base ice with Sky Blue icing. Step 2

  • Step 2

    Using a Decorating Triangle, comb the sides of the cake to make ridges on the side of the cake.

  • Step 3

    Using Basket Weave Tip #897 and Royal Blue icing, pipe a 1” wide wavy ribbon around the base of the cake.

  • Step 4

    Still using Royal Blue icing, switch to Piping Tip #10 and pipe a wavy border on the top edge of the cake about ½ - 2/3 around the perimeter of the cake.

  • Step 5

    Pipe a Neon Purple bead border around the base of the cake using Piping Tip #12.

  • Step 6

    Continuing with the Neon Purple icing, use Piping Tip #3 to pipe coral shapes at random intervals around the outside of the cake top where you didn’t already pipe a border. Add some coral shapes around the sides of the cake too.

  • Step 7

    Continue to add a variety of coral shapes in Neon Pink and Lemon Yellow icing on the top of the cake and the sides using Piping Tip #3. Then, using Sunset Orange icing and Leaf Tip #352 add a few more coral shapes.

  • Step 8

    Add some seaweed to the same top half and sides of the cake with Neon Green icing and Drop Flower Tip #221.

  • Step 9

    Add the Nemo & Friends figurine to the top of the cake.

Supplies

    Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, Gold (sku: 6836)
    • Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, Gold
      $19.99
    Finding Nemo & Squirt DecoSet® Cake Topper (sku: 16135)
    • Finding Nemo & Squirt DecoSet® Cake Topper
      $7.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Neon Green (sku: 9640)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Neon Green
      $6.49
    Premium Gel Colors, Lemon Yellow (sku: 9537)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Lemon Yellow
      $6.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Sky Blue (sku: 9526)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Sky Blue
      $6.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Royal Blue (sku: 9525)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Royal Blue
      $6.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Neon Pink (sku: 9641)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Neon Pink
      $10.49
    Premium Gel Colors, Neon Purple (sku: 9645)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Neon Purple
      $10.49
    Premium Gel Color, Sunset Orange (sku: 9530)
    • Premium Gel Color, Sunset Orange
      $6.99
    Basket Weave Decorating Tip #897 - 2 Pk (sku: 10987)
    • Basket Weave Decorating Tip #897 - 2 Pk
      $4.89
    Piping Decorating Tip #3 - 5 Pk (sku: 11022)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #3 - 5 Pk
      $4.49
    Piping Decorating Tip #10 - 5 Pk (sku: 11029)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #10 - 5 Pk
      $4.49
    Piping Decorating Tip # 12 - 5 Pk (sku: 10988)
    • Piping Decorating Tip # 12 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Leaf Decorating Tip #352 - 5 Pk (sku: 10999)
    • Leaf Decorating Tip #352 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Disposable Pastry Bags, 18" (sku: 13591)
    • Disposable Pastry Bags, 18"
      $22.99
    Standard Plastic Coupler without Notch - 5 Pk (sku: 11024)
    • Standard Plastic Coupler without Notch - 5 Pk
      $3.99
    Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk (sku: 10990)
    • Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk
      $8.99
    Cake Decorator's Plastic Icing Scraper (sku: 14812)
    • Cake Decorator's Plastic Icing Scraper
      $5.99
    Angled Spatulas, 9 3/4" Blade (sku: 9676)
    • Angled Spatulas, 9 3/4" Blade
      $10.99