Frozen is always a popular theme we get asked to re-create in cake form. We’ve whipped up shimmering snowflake encrusted cake pops, mini cakes glistening with sugar ice, and beautiful isomalt icicles perched on top of frosty looking cupcakes… even in the middle of July! One of our first cakes of 2015 was even a delightfully fun and subtle Frozen-inspired birthday cake for a huge Olaf fan.
As usual with cake orders we have a list of requests. This sweet cake needed to be white with a few snowflakes and edible snowballs, feature the lucky recipient’s age, have a large bow situated somewhere on the finish design and most importantly a fun-loving edible Olaf character jumping for joy on top!
Flavour wise the cake was a drool-inducing marshmallow and chocolate cake! We baked Belgian chocolate layers of cake before filling them with our own marshmallow cream and crumb coating with a chocolate fudge buttercream. We even covered the cake with marshmallow fondant!
Our little Olaf model is 100% edible from his modelling chocolate arms to his marshmallow fondant tummy. We began our figure by researching and gathering together lots of images of Olaf from the movie. We sketch and take note of little details such as the positioning of facial features. This process can take a little time, but really helps to get characters looking perfect!
Our happy Olaf cake left us along with a large batch of Frozen themed vanilla marshmallow cake pops too ready for a fantastic Frozen themed birthday party!