Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Almost Tweety

When I say almost Tweety is because I think he doesn't quite look like the really cute Tweety bird we see in cartoons. But I can tell you I did try to do my best. I made it as a cake topper for one of Cami's teachers. Her mom's birthday is on Sunday and she is making her a cake, but since her mom loves Tweety and ivy leaves she ask me if I could do them for her. So, here is the result. To do the head I use rice crispy treats. I made the head and then I wrap it in plastic wrap and let it sit over night.

I rolled a piece of lemon yellow fondant

and covered the head.

2 little pieces of gumpaste and I made the mouth!

For the body, my idea was to have Tweety sitting on top of the cake, which I think is what it looks like now, but I forgot to attached the feet in a different position, so he kind of look like he is standing ( I guess a need an anatomy lesson?) I let the head drying for a couple of days. I got a little piece of sanding paper and I smoothed the head as much as I could to take away any finger prints on it.

I rubbed a little water on the top of the neck and I inserted the head on the wooden skewer.

For the eyes, I just traced the eyes on paper, I cut them out and then I rolled a little piece of white fondant and cut out the eyes using the paper pattern . I did the same to add the blue and black centers.I used and eatable black market to draw the eye lashes .

And here is my almost TWEETY BIRD!

In another note.. here is my baby. Half a princess at her Day Care parade ( because pretty much everyone was crying and by the time Cami came out her face was red like an apple and her eyes were swollen, thank Goodness for a little bag of M&Ms)


Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] said...

Hahaha this is soo adorable! Thanks for telling us how you do it!

Snooky doodle said...

what an adorable tweety. you really did a fine job.
pS I work from home the cakes you see are part time work :) don t have a studio :( I live in Malta Europe

cookies and cups said...

are you kidding me? this is awesome! not a disaster at all!! Grate job =)

Lori R. said...

I think you did an excellent Tweety!!! How cute is Cami as that lil' fairy princess... mom, you did good coming prepared with M&Ms. They can cure just about anything!!!

Sue Sparks said...

What do you mean? It looks JUST like Tweety! Wonderful job!!! Hooray for m&m's! :)

ButterYum said...

Adorable... what do you mean "almost Tweety"? You got Tweety down!


The Cooking Photographer said...

Awww poor little Camilla. She is so cute lol! Your Tweetie is super cool Kathia. You amaze me. I could never do this.

I hope your Sat. night is going well! We're off to a football game. I hope they have good food, I'm starving.


Cakedreamer said...

I think it looks like tweety! :) Great work! :)

Kate said...

You are way too hard on yourself. The rest of us reading your blog are in awe of your talent! You did a great job. Thanks for sharing the step by step!

Sugar Siren said...

He looks just like tweety! great job.

Jenniffer said...

No way! You sanded fondant?!?! How well does that work? I can't believe I have never thought of that. OK, I'm going to make a fondant "widget" right now so it can start drying! Thanks for the tip!


The Cooking Photographer said...

Just stopping by to say hi! That is all I have to say. :)

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