Jungle Safari Cake Toppers and Gelatin Cake

Skill level: Intermediate

The wonderfully talented Sachiko Windbiel of Mimicafe Union New York and Liz Marek have teamed up to bring you another amazing cake! Featuring an adorable boy figure surrounded by his cute jungle animal friends! They peek out from behind beautiful palm trees and are surrounded by a sparkling pool, not of water, but gelatin! Lots of fun techniques in this tutorial!

3:19:44 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to make a cute boy cake topper with binoculars, a safari hat, and explorer clothes
  • 6 Different animal cake toppers (elephant, cheetah, lion, monkey, zebra, and alligator).
  • Several tips and tricks to achieve Sachiko Windbiel’s iconic style.
  • Liz Marek’s easy technique to create gelatin water with seaweed grass floating inside
  • How to create realistic edible palm trees

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Making body supports 0:51
  2. Coloring skintone 3:29
  3. Shaping the body 6:44
  4. Making the eyes 10:44
  5. Painting eyes 13:44
  6. Using a head support 19:04
  7. Making the boy’s head 19:38
  8. Making legs and pants 43:56
  9. Attaching the head 1:08:27
  10. Jacket and bow-tie 1:10:12
  11. Making arms 1:19:31
  12. Making cute hair 1:27:44
  13. Hat and binoculars 1:34:25
  14. Making the monkey 1:46:02
  15. Making a zebra 2:01:33
  16. Making baby alligator 2:16:47
  17. Making the baby cheetah 2:24:08
  18. Making baby elephant 2:31:45
  19. Making the lion 2:38:20
  20. Making gelatin 2:45:32
  21. Making grass 2:52:57
  22. Removing the gelatin 2:58:19
  23. Making palm trees 3:10:03
  24. Putting it all together 3:12:02
  25. Attaching palm trees 3:15:59
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