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Bday Cake made of fruits - My Little Pony Theme

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InMyOwnWorld Wed 21-Sep-16 23:39:00

My God-daughter will be 3 years old in 2 months time.

I really would like to do something special for her birthday, but becasue I can't bake (just thinking about baking makes me cringe!), I think a birthday cake made of fruits would be nice and different.

I googled it, but most of those cakes look... "blah"- just a pile of fruits that doesn't look like child would get excited about (well not as excited as when seeing a cake of castle with little ponies made of icing sugar!)

Just wondered if anybody could help to come up with an idea how could I make a pretty My Little Pony theme (ideally) cake made of fruits (or/and vegetables)
Thanks in advance x

VioletBam Thu 22-Sep-16 03:15:53

To be perfectly honest, those fruit cakes never look nice. I have a lot of vegan friends and they always wheel them out expecting people to be impressed but they look like a big pile of "messed with" fruit which is wet and unappetising to look at.

You won't be able to achieve any detail for ponies or castles with fruit alone.

I advise you to buy some plain cupcakes and some My Little Pony cupcake toppers and present those.

thehugemanatee Thu 22-Sep-16 04:43:01

TBH I'd buy a cake. The fruit will be impossible to work with for what you want.

LBOCS2 Thu 22-Sep-16 05:06:48

Can't you just buy a cake and ice it yourself if you're not confident baking? I can't see how you'd decorate a 'fruit' cake.

FWIW, this is DD1's birthday cake from her 3rd birthday. The MLP figures I bought as a batch of 12 from eBay.

MumblePuppy Thu 22-Sep-16 05:33:09

My little pony shaped cookie cutters would be useful maybe?

Cut out ponies in different coloured fruits, and stick them on the end of fruit kebabs. Stick the fruit kebabs into a watermelon cake. Decorate watermelon cake with a rainbow made of berries, small fruit pieces.

Highlove Thu 22-Sep-16 12:00:10

Can't you just buy her one of you don't feel confident baking? My fruit-loving 2.5 year old would be pretty disappointed if her birthday 'cake' was just fruit.

InMyOwnWorld Thu 22-Sep-16 23:26:10

I wanted something that is different that the usual bday cake with an icing therefore the "cake made of fruits" idea.
I am always the one who just goes and buys stuff - this time I want to make an effort (but not too big of the effort that I need to bake .... I just realised I am pretty lazy godmother blush )

VioletBam you are so right those fruit cakes do look like a pile of mess and I am definetely going to do a test run to make sure it looks mega exciting - Highlove I am glad you mentioned your 2.5 year possible reaction.

I love the ponies cut out of the fruits idea MumblePuppy
perhaps I could add a rainbow made of jelly!

I am so excited now!

Thank you

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