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Jungle Themed Baby Shower Cake

Today my cousin and his wife are having a baby shower for their soon to be born baby boy Micah. My Aunt asked me to make the cake and cupcakes for it, and the shower is a jungle theme 🙂

When icing the cupcakes I wanted a leafy looking icing so I could settle a fondant jungle animal on top. To achieve the leaf look I wanted I tinted my icing with bright green gel coloring, and then streaked the inside of my piping bag with a dark green gel coloring. Below are some pictures of this.








Next I used a cross like tip that when I begin the leaf I pushed the icing out with more force than at the end of the leaf to let a pointed tip fall over the sides.




These are the finished cupcakes with fondant lions, elephants and monkeys on them.


Next I wanted to show you my method for fondant polka dots. I use an icing tip and it makes simple consistent polka dots if you don’t have a tiny round cookie cutter.



Here is my cake. First the bottom layer and then the top layer added.





I love how cute it turned out. It took around 12-13 hrs total. Thanks for stopping by!
Johanna 🙂


About crazyblessedlife

I'm a homeschool mother of two adorable girls only 11 months apart, and a sweet little boy. I love with being their mommy. My husband is a camp manager. I am passionate about being a stay-at-home mother and homemaker, its such an exciting, exhausting and rewarding job!


2 thoughts on “Jungle Themed Baby Shower Cake

  1. Holy Cow Johanna! Very impressive!

    Posted by Kate Huffman | June 9, 2012, 10:00 am
  2. wow! looks great! How did you do the animal faces? i’d love to try this for my son’s 2nd bday- thanks for sharing!

    Posted by Kulia B | June 15, 2012, 2:20 am

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