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Ladybug cakes

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Learn how to make this adorable ladybug cake! My detailed recipe & step by step tutorial share everything you need to nail this design.

3 · 55 minutes · Learn how to make this adorable ladybug cake! My detailed recipe & step by step tutorial share everything you need to nail this design!

26 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs, room temperature (112g), large
Baking & Spices
  • 907 g 7 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 cup Cocoa powder, dark or black
  • 1/2 cup Dark chocolate chips
  • 2 cups Granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt, fine
  • 1 Squirt of red gel food coloring
  • 1 2/3 tbsp Vanilla
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable oil
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 8 inch Cake pans
  • 10 inch Greaseproof cake board
  • 1 Spinning cake stand
Drinks
  • 2 tsp Espresso of coffee, instant
Dairy
  • 2 cups Butter, unsalted
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup Heavy cream or whipping cream
Desserts
  • 1 cup Fondant, black
  • 1/3 cup Fondant, white
Liquids
  • 1 cup Water, very hot
Other
  • Circle Cutters
  • Electric hand mixer or stand mixer
  • small offset spatula
  • 2 Large piping bags
Milk chocolate fudge cake and vanilla cake. Ladybugs made from modelling chocolate.

Milk chocolate fudge cake and vanilla cake. Ladybugs made from modelling chocolate.

Last minute order by a Kiddies party planner for some ladybug themed biscuits. Made and decorated and delivered by the same afternoon!

Last minute order by a Kiddies party planner for some ladybug themed biscuits. Made and decorated and delivered by the same afternoon!