How-To Make a Princess Sofia and Her Castle Birthday Cake

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  • Sofia the First Sofia & Castle DecoSet® Cake Topper (sku: 17665)
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  • Premium Gel Colors, Neon Purple (sku: 9645)
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  • Premium Gel Colors, Grass Green (sku: 17447)
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    $6.99
  • Premium Gel Color, Ivory (sku: 5881)
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    $6.99
  • Premium Gel Color, Princess Pink (sku: 11808)
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    $8.99
  • Premium Gel Colors, Leaf Green (sku: 9529)
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    $6.99
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Difficulty: Easy

How-To Make a Princess Sofia and Her Castle Birthday Cake

What You’ll Need

  • 1 - 8” Double Layer Round Cake
  • 10” Round Foil Cake Board, White
  • Sofia the First and Castle DecoSet® Cake Topper
  • 1 Cup White Icing
  • 2 Cups Neon Purple Icing
  • 6 Cups Grass Green Icing
  • 2 Cups Ivory Icing
  • 3 Cups Princess Pink Icing
  • 1 Cup Leaf Green Icing
  • Neon Purple Liqua-Gel Color
  • Grass Green Liqua-Gel Color
  • Ivory Liqua-Gel Color
  • Princess Pink Liqua-Gel Color
  • Leaf Green Liqua-Gel Color
  • Basket Weave Tip #897
  • Piping Tip #4
  • Piping Tip #6
  • Piping Tip #8
  • Piping Tip #12
  • 18” Disposable Pastry Bag
  • Plastic Coupler with Notch
  • 9 ¾” Angled Spatula
  • Step 1

    Place an 8” round, double layer cake on a 10” cake board and base ice with Grass Green icing.

  • Step 2

    Using Tan icing – made by using Ivory Liqua-Gel - and Piping Tip #6, pipe an outline of a path on starting at the base of the cake, and widening while going up the side and over the top of the cake where it narrows toward the middle of the cake. Fill in the path with Tan icing and smooth with a spatula or knife.

  • Step 3

    Add a simple Tan icing border on the left and right edge of the pathusingPiping Tip #6 to create a clean border.

  • Step 4

    Using Neon Purple icing and Basket Weave Tip #897, pipe a wavy ribbon border around the base of the cake.

  • Step 5

    Add a Princess Pinkbead border to the bottom of the cake using Piping Tip #12.

  • Step 6

    Using Piping Tip #8, pipe Leaf Green shrubs on the left and right sides of the path.

  • Step 7

    Using Piping Tip #4, pipe Neon Purple add several elongated scroll designs around the side of the cake.

  • Step 8

    Add several Neon Purple five petal flowers along the path in 2-3 spots in and 3-4 additional spots on the top of the cake using Piping Tip #4.

  • Step 9

    Create groups of flowers by adding Princess Pink and White five petal flowers next to the Neon Purple ones using Piping Tip #4 Add centers to each flower using Piping Tip #4. Use Princess Pink to make the centers of the Neon Purple Flowers. Use White to make the centers of the Princess Pink flowers. Use Neon Purple to make the centers of the White Flowers.

  • Step 10

    Place theSofia figurine on the path and place the Castle backdrop at the end of the path.

  • Step 11

    Pipe inscription if desired.

Supplies

    Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, White (sku: 6710)
    • Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, White
      $19.99
    Sofia the First Sofia & Castle DecoSet® Cake Topper (sku: 17665)
    • Sofia the First Sofia & Castle DecoSet® Cake Topper
      $7.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Neon Purple (sku: 9645)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Neon Purple
      $10.49
    Premium Gel Colors, Grass Green (sku: 17447)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Grass Green
      $6.99
    Premium Gel Color, Ivory (sku: 5881)
    • Premium Gel Color, Ivory
      $6.99
    Premium Gel Color, Princess Pink (sku: 11808)
    • Premium Gel Color, Princess Pink
      $8.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Leaf Green (sku: 9529)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Leaf Green
      $6.99
    Basket Weave Decorating Tip #897 - 2 Pk (sku: 10987)
    • Basket Weave Decorating Tip #897 - 2 Pk
      $4.89
    Piping Decorating Tip #4 - 5 Pk (sku: 11026)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #4 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Piping Decorating Tip #6 - 5 Pk (sku: 11028)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #6 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Piping Decorating Tip #8 - 5 Pk (sku: 11031)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #8 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Piping Decorating Tip # 12 - 5 Pk (sku: 10988)
    • Piping Decorating Tip # 12 - 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
    Angled Spatulas, 9 3/4" Blade (sku: 9676)
    • Angled Spatulas, 9 3/4" Blade
      $10.99