Royal Wedding Doll Cake Recipe

Recipe by koalipops
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Bake the two 16 oz cake recipes together in a Wiltons doll cake pan.
  • Level the cake in the cake pan.
  • Remove from the pan and slice the cake into three equal layers.
  • Cut a hole into the top layer of cake big enough to fit Barbie doll legs.
  • Stack each layer of cake with buttercream between each layer.
  • Level each layer with icing. Add the next layer of cake until all three layers are stacked.
  • Crumb coat the entire cake.
  • Smooth out icing with an offset spatula.
  • Begin to shape the doll cake with a serrated knife.
  • Add groves into the side of the cake to give the dress texture and shape.
  • Round the edges of each of the groves with a knife.
  • Give the cake a second crumb coat, and place in fridge to harden a bit.
  • Remove the barbie dolls clothes and Insert the Barbie doll into the middle of the cake.
  • Cover the waist of the doll with fondant.
  • Blend the fondant into the rest of the cake with a sculpting tools.
  • Cover the upper body of the doll with fondant to create the top of the dress leaving the dolls collarbone exposed.
  • Blend the seam at the back with vodka or water.
  • Cover the bottom of the of the dress with a large piece of fondant.
  • Hide the fondant seam at the back of the dress in one back groove.
  • Use sculpting tools to push the fondant in the cake grooves and texture.
  • Blend fondant at the waist of the cake with vodka.
  • Wrap both arms with fondant to create sleeves. Leave the wrists of the doll exposed.
  • Use tulle fabric and a doll crown to create a veil.