Ballerina Birthday Cake

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For Princesses (she changed her nickname yet again… She’s asked us to call her Princess or Pinkalicious at all times from now on!) 5th birthday we went with a ballet birthday party.  I wanted something different than other ballerina cakes I’d seen around the internet, so when it struck me to do a point shoe on it’s toe I just had to do it!

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I didn’t want it to have a dismembered foot in it, so it’s just the shoe.  I stacked four 6 inch round cakes together with a dowel running down the center.  Then I started carving away until I was happy with the shape!  Then covered it with ganache and fondant!, and at the end added thin fondant ribbons.

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After I finished I kind of wished I’d made a second one as well, so it was a pair instead of just a single shoe.  But I LOVE how it turned out, and so did the birthday girl and guests!

View the entire Ballerina Birthday Party

Ashlee
Ashlee has been cake decorating for 8 year, and blogging for 6+. She has 5 children ages 2-12 that she enjoys throwing parties for. She loves to bake, cook, crochet, knit, do home improvement, graphic design, photography and writing.
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