Disco ball cake tutorial

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I hosted a 70′s Abba “you can dance” wii party last Friday! I’m going to share the party and my game review on Friday (it was a BLAST!). And of course I had to make a cake, so today I’m going to share it with you! How I made my Disco ball cake!

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First put the two have circles together using ganache, place on a small cardboard cake circle and cover the cake with ganache!

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Cover the cake with white fondant (I like Satin Ice) and smooth it out. I placed the cake on a cake turn table and slowly spin it while pressing slightly into the cake with a pizza cutter. This will create your horizontal lines. Be careful not to cut through the fondant and also don’t wait to long to do this so the fondant is sill soft and pliable.

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Then taking a small tool of some kind (anything with a point will work) press slightly into the fondant and pull down creating your vertical lines. I did 1 row of lines at a time on the top and as I moved down the sides started doing 2-3 rows.

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Finally I took out my edible airbrush paint and gun and went to town with the silver! I LOVE IT! It turned out great (and tasted even better!)

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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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  1. Yes please! Can I just have a cake any ol’ time? Yes, yes I can. And I choose a Disco Ball Cake!
    This is super fun!

  2. This is a little too Twilight Zone. Guess what I was making this weekend:
    http://meandmyinsanity.com/2011/12/3d-roller-skate-and-disco-ball-cake.html

    • GAH! Just NOW catching up on comments from the last month! I totally saw that we posted our disco ball cakes on the same day! Totally crazy. I LOVE your cut out version, it must have taken SO long! But worth it, it looked great! I didn’t even THINK to do it that way. And the rollerskate turned out amazing too!

  3. This is such a great idea. I love it! I am over visiting from Someday Crafts link party and am now your newest google follower :) If you get a moment, I would love for you to check out my blog and follow back.
    ~Kara (www.petalstopicots.com)

    • thanks so much! I’m following you on facebook (they are getting rid of google friend connect I heard so that way I’ll be able to find you again!

  4. You are awesome so I featured you at my Hookin Up with HoH Party!

    Feel free to stop by for a button if you’d like. :)

    xoxo

    Allison @ House of Hepworths

  5. Nicely done! I have added a link to this page on my blog. You can visit it here http://www.partyideasforgirls.org/2012/01/04/disco-birthday-party-ideas/

  6. Oh, no! Thanks for letting me know. I just followed you on Facebook too! I love your cakes!

    • I’ve been told that from multiple sources, but it hasn’t happened yet! I wonder if they’ll change their mind in the end. It’s kind of sad!

  7. This is cute. With some modification, could it be turned into a DeathStar cake?

  8. Hello great looking cake my daughter wants a disco ball for her birthday cake how o I ke the ball round

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