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Super Easy Trolls Cupcake Cake

Posted by Miranda Weldon on

As I’ve said before, I’m an excellent baker but not very good at cake decorating! I love to make my kids birthday cakes but am constantly looking for what I know I can pull off with my limited skill set. When planning a Trolls themed birthday party, I saw lots of beautiful Trolls cakes, but they all required more piping skills than I have, or a lot more fondant work than I was comfortable with. I found a set of Trolls Figurines that could be used a cake toppers, but didn’t like the idea of just throwing them on top of...

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Easy Hula Girl Doll Cake for Luau Birthday

Posted by Miranda Weldon on

For my youngest daughter’s 6th Birthday she requested a Luau pool party. I’m a very good baker but I’ve never been great at cake decorating. When brainstorming cake ideas I thought I could make, without it looking like it belonged on “Nailed It”, I remembered I had success making a doll cake in the past with a textured skirt. I decided I could make a hula girl doll cake and all I would have to do for the grass skirt was a bunch of lines of green frosting. I knew my daughter had a Barbie wearing a bikini and I...

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