Turkey Dinner Cake Tutorial

Skill level: Intermediate

Guest instructor Kristin Eagles from The Girl Next Door Bakes showcases a realistic turkey cake that will make your guests wonder, “Are we having second dinner?”

Kristin breaks down how to create this amazing cake, giving tips on how to place it in a turkey roaster pan, how to stack and carve the cake layers, how to provide internal support for the turkey legs and how to paint it and give it a realistic shine that will look just like the real thing.

45:00 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to make a cake that looks just like a real turkey
  • Learn how to create the internal structure to support the turkey legs
  • How to paint the cake to look just like a delicious cooked turkey

Cake sculpted to look like a realistic turkey dinner in a roasting pan

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Stacking the cakes 1:30
  2. Carving the body 4:55
  3. Making the turkey tail 13:42
  4. Frosting the cake 15:55
  5. Making the drumsticks 17:48
  6. Making the fondant turkey skin 19:59
  7. Covering the turkey in fondant 25:07
  8. Covering the legs in fondant 29:43
  9. Making the wings 32:21
  10. Painting and adding the glaze 35:26