Some cakes are just flat out cute. And baby bum cake is one of those! If you take your time and pay close attention to details, the cake can turn out very realistic. Below you'll find several cake options with pictures and how-to instructions. Take a look!
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Baby Bum 03
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Baby Bum 01
Cake submitted by Lesa from Terrell, TX
I made this baby bum cake sticking out of a blanket for a friend's baby shower. I started by making the legs and feet out of rice krispie treats. The recipe is: 4 cups rice krispies, 5 cups mini marshmallows and 1/4 cup butter.
Melt the butter and marshmallows until smooth, then add the rice krispies. Once cool, grease your hands so the rice krispies don't stick to you, and mold then legs like a log. (I shaped them around the glass bowl I was using for the small cake, so they would be the correct length.)
Then shape out the feet, like a flip flop shape. Press the shapes very firm so they hold the shape well. I then made fondant.
Next I made a 12 inch round strawberry cake and a small round bowl shaped cake for the bottom. I used a glass pyrex bowl that was about 6 inches around.
I iced the both layers in buttercream that I had dyed soft pink, and covered the small round layer in white fondant for the diaper. I piped a border with a shell tip around the bottom layer and put the diaper on the cake.
I then covered the feet and legs I had made from treats in a light brown flesh colored fondant. After that I rolled out toes of fondant in small round shapes. I made lines in the legs and feet to represent creases in the feet and legs to make them look more realistic.
I put the small round on top of the bottom layer, and then placed the legs and feet. Next I added the toes with royal icing so they would stay. Then I rolled out a layer of fondant in pink and laid it over the top so it would look like a blanket.
I cut out butterflies and daisies and flowers with cookie cutters and rolled the centers of the butterflies by rolling balls and then shaping and smashing them flatter. I then placed them around the cake.
This cake turned out cute, and she really loved it.