How-To Make a Charming Barbie Birthday Cake

  • Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, White (sku: 6710)
    Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, White
    $19.99
  • Premium Gel Color, Princess Pink (sku: 11808)
    Premium Gel Color, Princess Pink
    $8.99
  • Premium Gel Colors, Sky Blue (sku: 9526)
    Premium Gel Colors, Sky Blue
    $6.99
  • Piping Decorating Tip #1- 5 Pk (sku: 10984)
    Piping Decorating Tip #1- 5 Pk
    $4.49
  • Piping Decorating Tip #2 - 5 Pk (sku: 11041)
    Piping Decorating Tip #2 - 5 Pk
    $4.89
  • Piping Decorating Tip #4 - 5 Pk (sku: 11026)
    Piping Decorating Tip #4 - 5 Pk
    $4.89
  • Piping Decorating Tip #10 - 5 Pk (sku: 11029)
    Piping Decorating Tip #10 - 5 Pk
    $4.49
  • 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
  • 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

Difficulty: Easy

How-To Make a Barbie Birthday Cake

What You’ll Need

  • 1 - 8” Double Layer Round Cake
  • 10” Round Foil Cake Board, White
  • Barbie Charm DecoSet
  • 1/2 Cup White Icing
  • 4 Cups Light Princess Pink Icing
  • 2 Cups Dark Princess Pink Icing
  • 1 Cup Sky Blue Icing
  • Princess Pink Liqua-Gel Color
  • Sky Blue Liqua-Gel Color
  • Piping Tip #1
  • Piping Tip #2
  • Piping Tip #4
  • Piping Tip #10
  • 18” Disposable Pastry Bag
  • Plastic Coupler without Notch
  • Cake Decorators Plastic Icing Scraper
  • 9 ¾” Angled Spatula
  • Step 1

    Place a double layer 8” round cake on a 10” round cake board and base ice with light Princess Pink icing.

  • Step 2

    Using Piping Tip #10, Pipe a dark Princess Pink border around the base of the cake.

  • Step 3

    Pipe two layers of white ruffles at the base of the cake using Piping Tip #4.

  • Step 4

    Switching back to the dark Princess Pink icing, use Piping Tip #10 to pipe six hearts around the top edge of the cake.

  • Step 5

    Pipe swirls between the hearts with Sky Blue icing. Use Piping Tip #2.

  • Step 6

    Using Piping Tip #1, pip white sparkle or star-like shapes on the sides of the cake.

  • Step 7

    Place the Barbie figurine in the center of the cake.

  • Step 8

    Add an inscription if desired.

Supplies

    Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, White (sku: 6710)
    • Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, White
      $19.99
    Premium Gel Color, Princess Pink (sku: 11808)
    • Premium Gel Color, Princess Pink
      $8.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Sky Blue (sku: 9526)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Sky Blue
      $6.99
    Piping Decorating Tip #1- 5 Pk (sku: 10984)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #1- 5 Pk
      $4.49
    Piping Decorating Tip #2 - 5 Pk (sku: 11041)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #2 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Piping Decorating Tip #4 - 5 Pk (sku: 11026)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #4 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Piping Decorating Tip #10 - 5 Pk (sku: 11029)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #10 - 5 Pk
      $4.49
    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
    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