Encanto Cake with Cupcake Toppers Tutorial

Skill level: Intermediate

Guest instructor Kyong Bell joins us for this awesome Encanto-themed birthday cake project! Learn how to create every character from the movie as a cupcake topper with fondant, how to make patterned fondant and panel a cake with it, and how to make a light-up candle on the cake.

In addition to all of this, you will also learn how to create the special doors on the house from the film, and how to draw and paint details on fondant.

There’s a lot to cover in this tutorial, so let’s get our tools together and let’s get started!

2:03:17 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • Learn how to create an Encanto birthday cake with cupcake toppers of every character from the film
  • How to make a patterned fondant panel and panel a cake
  • Learn how to make a light-up candle topper
  • How to paint and draw details on fondant

Cake decorated to look like the house from Encanto with cupcake toppers

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Making Isabela 0:49
  2. Making Abuela 14:47
  3. Making Bruno 26:46
  4. Making Luisa 33:53
  5. Making Dolores 42:10
  6. Making Mirabel 46:38
  7. Adding Details To Bruno 52:05
  8. Adding Details To Abuela 56:37
  9. Making The Butterflies 1:12:29
  10. Rolling Out The Fondant 1:18:36
  11. Making The Flower Pattern 1:22:24
  12. Paneling The Fondant 1:26:35
  13. Covering The Cake Board 1:34:04
  14. Making The Doors 1:37:33
  15. Adding The Doors And People 1:47:18
  16. Making The Candle Topper 1:53:02
  17. Finishing Touches 2:02:05