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Sofia the First Dolls Cake Modelling Tutorial

In this cake decorating tutorial I show you how to make a doll cake of the Disney princess Sofia the first.

In this tutorial I show you how to make the Sofia the First doll to stick in the cake using a cake dowel and modelling paste / fondant, as well as the cake itself. If you are not confident in creating the doll itself, you can just place a Disney princess barbie doll of Sofia in the cake instead.

A Sofia the First doll cake makes the perfect birthday cake for your little girls birthday party!

Tools and products used in this video:
Dome cake tin - https://tinyurl.com/qpkzsbu
Fondant icing - https://tinyurl.com/sjuoc49
Cake smoother - https://tinyurl.com/vhp2lxu
Cake dowel - https://tinyurl.com/slohhsn
Edible cake pen - https://tinyurl.com/sx66n4r
Skin tone sugarflair - https://tinyurl.com/rxq79j6
(Purple dress colouring is a mix of grape and lavender)
Grape sugarflair - https://tinyurl.com/tjzvggt
Lavender sugarflair - https://tinyurl.com/rt7gqg5
Modelling paste - https://tinyurl.com/rluzopd
Cake modelling tool - https://tinyurl.com/wws4kuc
Rainbow dust pink - https://tinyurl.com/tqoflrg
Circle plunger cutters - https://tinyurl.com/qkkjdxs
Chestnut sugarflair - https://tinyurl.com/wvkmo5o
Dark brown sugarflair - https://tinyurl.com/qsjktoc
Sky blue sugarflair - https://tinyurl.com/wpn9bpy
Purple rainbow dusts - https://tinyurl.com/uc8ze2a
Renshaws royal icing - https://tinyurl.com/r4vwk93
Cookie cutters - https://tinyurl.com/skxwvon
Tear shape cutters - https://amzn.to/2cJL7Pr
Silver edible paint - https://amzn.to/2dbUq9B

Basic Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe:
Ingredients:
225g butter
225g caster sugar
4 eggs
225g self-raising flour
1 tsp vanilla essence

Method:
Cream together the butter and sugar, then beat in the eggs and vanilla essence. Once smooth and creamy, fold in the flour.
Pour in to a greased cake tin and bake in the oven at 180degrees for approximately 40 minutes, until golden brown and a knife comes out clean.

Buttercream Recipe:
600g icing sugar, sifted
300g unsalted or salted butter, softened
optional flavouring
Beat the ingredients together.

Chocolate Ganache Recipe:
To make chocolate ganache you can simply melt chocolate with double cream in a glass bowl above a pan of boiling water ( I use the hob to heat the water, but be sure to turn this right down once the chocolate begins to melt so it doesn't burn). I use the ratio of 3 to 1 chocolate to double cream

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