Mean Girls Doll Cake

READY IN: 3hrs
YIELD: 1 cake


  • 2
    strawberry cake, mixes plus required ingredients (16 ounces each)
  • 24
    ounces red fondant
  • 10
    ounces white fondant
  • 10
    ounces pink fondant
  • 5
    ounces black fondant


  • 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.
  • Add a second Layer of Cake and smoothen out icing with an offset spatula.
  • Cut a hole into the top layer of cake big enough to fit a Barbie doll's legs.
  • Place your doll into the middle of the cake.
  • Cover the doll's waist with red fondant.
  • Blend the fondant into the rest of the cake.
  • Roll out a large piece of red fondant and cut it into a 14in circle.
  • Cut a line starting from the center of the circle out to the edge.
  • Use a round cookie cutter to remove a circle large enough to accommodate the doll's waist.
  • Wrap the fondant around the cake making sure that the seam is placed at the back of the dress.
  • Enhance the folds at the bottom of the cake.
  • Use water to seal the back of the dress.
  • Wrap a rectangle of fondant around the doll's chest leaving its belly button exposed.
  • Wrap a black strip of fondant around the doll's waist to create a belt.
  • Measure 1.5 inches at the bottom of the dress.
  • Add 1.5 inch strip of white fondant around the bottom of the cake to create a border.
  • Use a sculpting tool to add texture to the fondant.
  • Add two strips of red fondant to give the top straps.
  • Add white fondant to the neckline of the dress to give the top detail.
  • Paint the arms and hands of the doll black to give the doll gloves.
  • Wrap a triangle around the dolls head to give the doll a Christmas hat.
  • Aadd white fondant to create the rim of the hat.