Wicked Witch Doll Cake

"I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!"
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Ready In:
1 cake


  • 2 cake, mixes plus required ingredients (16 ounces each)
  • 24 ounces black fondant
  • 35 ounces classic buttercream frosting for the icing
  • red edible shimmer glitter
  • candy-coated chocolates


  • 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 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 black 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 sculping tool to blend the fondant at the waist into the rest of the cake.
  • use a fondant crank to create a thin fondant rope.
  • Starting at the doll's waist zigzag 2 fondant ropes at a 45-degree angle to give the doll cake a lace detail.
  • Cut out the fabric pattern.
  • Place the fondant on the cake next to the lace detail at a 45-degree angle.
  • Fold the back of the fondant over to create a fabric-like fold.
  • Create fabric texture at the bottom of the dress using a veining sculpting tools.
  • Wrap a rectangle of fondant around the doll's arm to create sleaves.
  • Wrap a rectangle of fondant around the doll's chest.
  • Wrap the right arm with fondant to create a sleave.
  • Use a sculpting tool to create a zigzag guide on the chest.
  • Using the zigzag as a guide, apply the rope to create lace detail for the chest.
  • wrap a rectangle of black fondant around the doll's neck to create a shawl.
  • apply a red triangular shape of fondant to the front of the cake at a 45-degree angle.
  • Wet the red fondant with vodka and sprinkle red edible shimmer on to the panel.
  • Randomly apply candy-coated chocolate on to the red panel.
  • Sprinkle the entire dress with red edible shimmer.
  • Place on the wicked witches hat.

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