How-To Make a Princess Ariel & Scuttle Cake

  • Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, Gold (sku: 6836)
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    $19.99
  • Disney Princess, Ariel & Scuttle DecoSet® Cake Topper (sku: 17047)
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    $7.99
  • Premium Airbrush Colors, Golden Brown (sku: 5901)
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    $4.99
  • Premium Airbrush Colors, Hawaiian Blue (sku: 9611)
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    $4.49
  • Premium Airbrush Colors, Teal (sku: 5898)
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    $3.99
  • Premium Gel Color, Princess Pink (sku: 11808)
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    $8.99
  • Premium Gel Colors, Grass Green (sku: 17447)
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    $6.99
  • Premium Gel Colors, Lemon Yellow (sku: 9537)
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  • Piping Decorating Tip #3 - 5 Pk (sku: 11022)
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  • XL Piping Decorating Tip #805 - 2 Pk (sku: 10957)
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    $3.99
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Difficulty: Medium

How-To Make a Princess Ariel & Scuttle Cake

What You’ll Need

  • 1 - 8” Double Layer Round Cake
  • 10” Round Foil Cake Board, Silver
  • Ariel & Scuttle DecoSet® Cake Topper
  • 5 Cups White Icing
  • 2 Cups Princess Pink Icing
  • ½ Cup Lemon Yellow Icing
  • ½ Cup Neon Green Icing
  • Edible Glitter, White
  • Golden Brown Airbrush Color
  • Hawaiian Blue Airbrush Color
  • Teal Green Airbrush Color
  • Princess Pink Liqua-Gel Color
  • Grass Green Liqua-Gel Color
  • Lemon Yellow Liqua-Gel Color
  • Piping Tip #3
  • Piping Tip #4
  • Piping Tip #12
  • Rose Tip #103
  • Drop Flower Tip #221
  • XL Piping Tip #805
  • 18” Disposable Pastry Bag
  • Plastic Coupler without Notch
  • Plastic Coupler, Medium
  • Cake Decorators Plastic Icing Scraper
  • 4 ¼” Angled Spatula
  • Airbrush Compressor
  • Step 1

    Place and 8” round double layer cake on a cake board and base ice with white icing.

  • Step 2

    Using a small spatula texturize the top of the cake. Texturize approximately half the cake to create a wavy ocean feel. Texturize the remaining portion to look like a beach.

  • Step 3

    Using Golden Brown Airbrush Color, airbrush the top and side of the cake that is the beach side.

  • Step 4

    Airbrush the top and sides of the “water” side of the cake using Hawaiian Blue Airbrush Color.

  • Step 5

    Using XL Piping Tip #805, pipe a section of waves out of 4-5 stripes of white icing with three stripes just slightly longer than the Ariel figurine and the outside stripes just a little shorter.

  • Step 6

    Add more dimension to the “water” side of the cake by airbrushing the waves and the top and sides of the cake with Teal Green Airbrush Color.

  • Step 7

    Pipe a Princess Pink bead border at the base of the cake using Piping Tip #12.

  • Step 8

    Add three large multi-rosebud petal flowers on the top/top edge of the beach side of the cake. Add another flower on each side of the cake near the base where the beach and water sides meet.

  • Step 9

    Pipe Grass Green grass in 3-5 spots on the top of the cake and along the base border between the two flowers using Drop Flower Tip #221.

  • Step 10

    Using Piping Tip #3, pipe Lemon Yellow single spike flowers on the top of each grass tuft as well as in the center of each of the larger Princess Pink flowers.

  • Step 11

    Add Grass Green leaves to the flowers using Piping Tip #4.

  • Step 12

    Sprinkle White Edible Glitter on the “water” side of the cake to add extra shimmer.

  • Step 13

    Place the Ariel figurine on top of the wave. Add Scuttle to the beach side of the top of the cake.

  • Step 14

    Pipe an inscription if desired.

Supplies

    Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, Gold (sku: 6836)
    • Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, Gold
      $19.99
    Disney Princess, Ariel & Scuttle DecoSet® Cake Topper (sku: 17047)
    • Disney Princess, Ariel & Scuttle DecoSet® Cake Topper
      $7.99
    Premium Airbrush Colors, Golden Brown (sku: 5901)
    • Premium Airbrush Colors, Golden Brown
      $4.99
    Premium Airbrush Colors, Hawaiian Blue (sku: 9611)
    • Premium Airbrush Colors, Hawaiian Blue
      $4.49
    Premium Airbrush Colors, Teal (sku: 5898)
    • Premium Airbrush Colors, Teal
      $3.99
    Premium Gel Color, Princess Pink (sku: 11808)
    • Premium Gel Color, Princess Pink
      $8.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Grass Green (sku: 17447)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Grass Green
      $6.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Lemon Yellow (sku: 9537)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Lemon Yellow
      $6.99
    Piping Decorating Tip #3 - 5 Pk (sku: 11022)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #3 - 5 Pk
      $4.49
    Piping Decorating Tip #4 - 5 Pk (sku: 11026)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #4 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Piping Decorating Tip # 12 - 5 Pk (sku: 10988)
    • Piping Decorating Tip # 12 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Rose Decorating Tip #103 - 5 Pk (sku: 11069)
    • Rose Decorating Tip #103 - 5 Pk
      $3.99
    XL Piping Decorating Tip #805 - 2 Pk (sku: 10957)
    • XL Piping Decorating Tip #805 - 2 Pk
      $3.99
    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