Daenerys Targaryen Doll Cake

READY IN: 3hrs
YIELD: 1 cake


  • 2
    cake, mixes plus required ingredients (16 ounces each)
  • 48
    ounces fondant, in blue white and mustard
  • 35
    ounces classic buttercream frosting for the icing
  • gold luster dust
  • 1
    recipe white royal icing


  • Bake two 16 oz cake recipes in a Wiltons doll cake pan.
  • Remove the cakes from the pan and slice the cake into three equal layers.
  • Stack the cakes with buttercream in between each layer.
  • Crumb coat the entire cake.
  • Smooth out icing with an offset spatula.
  • Cut a hole into the top layer of cake big enough to fit a Barbie doll's legs.
  • Cover the doll cake in a 14in circle of white fondant.
  • Enhance the folds at the bottom of the cake.
  • Place your doll in the middle of the cake.
  • Cover the waste of the doll with pink fondant.
  • Blend the fondant around the doll's waist into the rest of the cake.
  • Cover the left side of the cake with a panel of blue fondant leaving the front of the cake exposed at a 45-degree angle.
  • Add folds to the bottom of the cake.
  • Use a sculpting tool to add texture to the blue panel.
  • Use a small fondant roller to add large indentations to the exposed white fondant.
  • Roll out more white fondant.
  • Cut out a petal shape with a fondant petal cutter.
  • Place the petal onto an impression mold to add texture.
  • Repeat this process to create 35 - 40 petals.
  • Add the petals to the exposed white fondant at a 45-degree angle.
  • Starting at the bottom of the dress, layer the petal and work your way to the waist of the doll.
  • Wrap the dolls arms in rectangles of blue fondant.
  • Create a coat by wrapping and overlapping two rectangles of fondant around the doll's chest.
  • Cutout and add texture to a small triangle of fondant.
  • Place the triangle on top of the doll's shoulder to create a shoulder pad.
  • With a mustard colored fondant cutout a long triangle.
  • Divide the triangle into 5 separate pieces.
  • Add a border to each piece.
  • Paint gold luster dust onto each piece.
  • Overlap the triangle onto the edge of the blue fondant.
  • Add a smaller triangle of gold fondant to create a shoulder pad for the other shoulder.
  • Using royal icing and a Wilton round tip to pipe out two borders to give the dress detail.
  • Add detail to the top of the dress using a piping bag and a round tip.
  • Paint gold luster dust on the the petals on the side of the dress.