Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Doll Cake

I have fallen in love with Wilton products..........they make cake decorating so easy and thus, lots of fun. My daughters had been asking me to make a doll cake for them ever since they saw it in a cake decorating book. However, I couldn't muster up the courage to bake three separate cakes and then carve them to make the doll's gown, as described in the book. I thought of using a deep Pyrex mixing bowl but was afraid that the cake wouldn't bake evenly.Then one day while browsing through the Wilton website I came across the Wilton Wonder Mold. It was just what I was looking for. This is what I came up with it.

Princess Doll Cake using Wilton Wonder Mold Cake pan

I had rented the pan at my local Bulk Barn but now feel that it's worth buying. It has a heat conducting rod which ensures even baking.The rental pan didn't come with the doll pick. I had to buy it separately. The instructions on the box mentioned that it requires batter for making two 9 inch cakes but my cake didn't come anywhere near the top of the pan, thus leaving me with a very short dress. I later read in reviews that others too had faced this. On the website it's mentioned that it takes 5-6 cups of firm textured batter, so maybe next time I will increase the batter and measure it. My cake took 70 minutes to bake at 350 degrees F. It's a vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream frosting . You can find the recipe in my last post.

I just wish that Wilton makes the doll's face prettier. The ones shown on their website are quite pretty but the ones I found at my local Bulk Barn were quite different. Did you notice the black spot on her teeth......looks like she has a bad  My daughters loved it anyway, but as usual they just licked the frosting.

This was one of the featured posts in the Decorating Challenge hosted by Food Corner.


  1. You did a wonderful job with this cake! It looks beautiful!Makes me wish I had a cake like this when I was young.

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  3. wow!!so pretty doll & a wonderful job!!!very neat & nice colours too....
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  4. It truly is a beautiful cake! Love the piping!

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  6. good effort.......perfectly done n looks yummy.


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