March 09, 2013

Bubble Gum Cake and Party

My grandaughter is a little sugar fanatic and loves bubble gum. She chose to have a bubble gum party this year.

Here is her cake. Tutorial for this is towards the end of this post.


She had a cute little shirt that said Bubble Gum Queen on it.

Besides the cake were some Cherry Chip cupcakes with giant bubble gums on top.



There were purple crowns with bubble gum jewels on the tables.


This cute picture of the Birthday girl was on the door. A pink balloon was used to make it look like she was blowing a giant gum bubble.


These tubes of bubble gum were just one of the cute party favors my daughter put together. She got the bubble gum tubes from Sam's club and added the tags.


Here is our sweety blowing out her candles. It took us a while to convince her to just dig into the cake with her hands.



If you don't want to make a cake from scratch, Pillsbury now has a yummy lemonade cake.


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Lemonade cake

 Ingredients
  • 1 cup room temperature butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk
  •   1/4 cup frozen lemonade concentrate
  •  Red food coloring

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

 In  bowl stir together  flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
 In an extra-large mixing bowl beat butter and sugar on medium until creamy.  Add 1/8 tsp red food coloring for a light pink 1/4 tsp for darker then mix. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each egg.
In bowl stir together milk, lemonade concentrate, and extract This mixture will look curdled, don't worry. Alternately add flour mixture and milk mixture to butter mixture, mix completely.

Pour in prepared pans and bake 20 - 30 minutes. I put my batter in two glass bowls and had enough extra to make cupcakes.

When it is completely cooled. Frost the top of the the two half circles and put them together. Put on a crumb coat of your favorite frosting. 

 Next you well need several colors of fondant. Get your fondant recipe HERE!
 




I cut fondant circles and put them on the cake with just a touch of water. Keep the fondant cover with plastic wrap as you go so it doesn't dry out.

If you will notice in the finished picture there are more bubble gum colors on the cake. That is because when I was done I didn't like just the three colors so I made some more colors and added them.


I took some cake board and cut out a piece to fit the bubble gum machine and them slid the cake on to it.


20 comments:

  1. Wow...very creative and cute as the dickens!

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  2. Super cute! You are so creative. Love the bubble gum theme!!

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  3. So cute - saw this on Marvelous Monday! I bet she loved it!

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  4. What a cute cake! It would make a fun party. New follower from This Gal Cooks. I invite you to come over and see me at http://www.memoriesbythemile.com/
    I have a link party on Tuesday's, would love for you to share this cake and anything else. I am having my first giveaway live for $75 target card!
    Wanda Ann @ Memories by the Mile

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  5. This is super. How creative and cute. :)

    Happy birthday to your little one. I'm visiting today from the Harvest of Friends Hop. :)

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  6. Wow that cake is soo awesome! What a great idea!! I will pin it for sure!
    -Rachel (R&R Workshop)

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  7. Very clever! Was thinking for a bit that the bottom might be cake too and was marveling at how you pulled that off! Looks like the party was fab- cutest cupcakes too!

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  8. That cake is darling!! The whole party, really! I pinned it for you!

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  9. Wow! great job! I loved those cupcakes! The colors were so fun! Pinned!

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  10. This is amazing!! my mouth dropped. I love parties and all things party! I hope you stop by to link- http://atozebracelebrations.com/2013/03/link-party-every-tuesday.html
    Nancy

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  11. WOW I am so impressed! That cake came out awesome and all the decorations and party themed items are great! You are very talented! Great job! Thanks for sharing on We Made That!

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  12. that is so clever. What a wonderful way to help make her birthday extra special. Thank you for sharing your lovely blog at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop xo

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  13. Amazing cake!!! I love bubblegum! My favorite ice cream is bubblegum ice cream. I love gum!!!! :-)

    Navy Wifey Peters @ Submarine Sunday Link Party
    http://www.usscrafty.blogspot.com/2013/03/submarine-sunday-23.html

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  14. Fun party! I didn't know you could get bubble gum tubes at Sam's Club! Very cool!

    Thanks for sharing your Hot Pink Cupcakes at Party In Polka Dots! I just had to hop over to see the whole party!! Fun!!

    Shelley

    www.piggyinpolkadots.com

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