Lady Gaga Doll Cake

READY IN: 3hrs
YIELD: 1 cake


  • 2
    cake, mixes plus required ingredients (16 ounces each)
  • 24
    ounces white fondant
  • 24
    ounces red fondant
  • 1
    recipe buttercream frosting


  • 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 and place into the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Add a second coat of buttercream.
  • 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.
  • Wrap fondant around the doll's waist.
  • Use a large fondant roller to create large indentations at a 45-degree angle.
  • Create meat-like panels of fondant by placing 2 different shades of red fondant next to each other.
  • Use White and Pink fondant to create connective tissue and silver skin.
  • Blend the fondants together with a fondant roller.
  • Tear the edges of the fondant to create a meaty look.
  • Apply the meat panels to the bottom of the dress at a 45-degree angle.
  • Use sculpting tools to add meat texture.
  • Add texture to the connective tissue and silverskin separately to make the panels look more realistic.
  • Cover the bottom of the dress with 4 -5 panels of fondant.
  • Add a smaller panel of meat fondant to the doll's waist. To create a short skirt.
  • Layer 2 skirts on top of each other.
  • Cover the doll's chest with 2 triangles of meat fondant to create a deep v neckline.
  • Add gel to the dolls hair and comb.
  • Add a tiny panel of meat fondant to create the doll's hat.