Maleficent Funko Pop Cake Tutorial

Skill level: Intermediate

I had the opportunity to make a birthday cake for my neighbor who is obsessed with Funko Pop figurines, her absolute favorite being Maleficent and I had a blast making this cake for her!

In this tutorial, you’ll learn the structure to use when designing a gravity-defying Funko Pop cake, how to create the details and elements, as well as how to make the glowing magical green flames behind Maleficent.

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

1:38:49 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to make gravity-defying Maleficent Funko Pop cake
  • Learn how to create the edible glowing green flames
  • Tips and tricks to add details onto Maleficent

Cake sculpted to look like a funko pop maleficent figurine

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Scaling the cake 0:40
  2. Making the cake structure 5:47
  3. Black modeling chocolate 9:55
  4. Making the board structure 11:18
  5. Making the wing structure 22:26
  6. Making the body 25:32
  7. Decorating the board 29:22
  8. Continuing the body 35:02
  9. The body details 46:52
  10. Adding the cake head 50:48
  11. Making the horns 55:20
  12. Covering in fondant 59:13
  13. Smoothing the head 1:09:51
  14. Making the eyes 1:12:09
  15. Making horn details 1:17:38
  16. Making the collar 1:20:48
  17. Making isomalt flames 1:23:19
  18. Adding the flames 1:30:40