I made this simple pirate cake a few weeks ago and thought I’d show you a tutorial on how you can create your own pirate cake (aren’t you happy I’m branching out and making some ‘boy’ cakes??!!)
Start by cutting out a flesh coloured circle and attaching it to the centre of the cake using some edible glue/water
I ended up thinking the red hat came too far down the face, so I cut off a strip (red fondant is notoriously difficult to work with, so I was hoping that taking a strip off the hat wasn’t going to leave red marks over the cake!
Roll out a ball of white fondant for the eye, and a ball of flesh fondant for the nose and attach to the face.
Roll out a ball of flesh fondant, and using a ball tool, make an imprint for the ear. Attach to the face and use a cachous ball for the earring.
I also used a small line of black fondant for the eyebrow
I used my first impressions pearl mould to tidy up the edges of the cake, and also some crushed up marie biscuits for my ‘sand’