A couple weeks ago, my soon-to-be 5 year old granddaughter came to me and said she wanted a Fairy Princess Barbie Cake for her birthday party.
I decided that this would be a new challenge for me. I have seen many versions of this type of cake – but had not baked and decorated one myself. I mentioned this to one of my co-workers and between the two of us, we came up with some ideas on how this could be accomplished without purchasing one of those very expensive Barbie cake pans.
I also used an ovenproof Pyrex bowl for the top of the skirt.
I used a Fairy Princess Barbie doll so that my granddaughter could have the doll as a gift after the cake was cut. I know that cake stores sell the Barbie torsos so that you don’t have to make such a large cake skirt. I would suggest purchasing a Barbie with painted on clothing that way the icing will not ruin the clothing. Wrap the Barbie legs and hair in plastic wrap to protect it from the icing and cake.Read More