Spongebob Squarepants Cake

by Jessie
(South Deerfield, MA)

Spongebob Squarepants Cake

Spongebob Squarepants Cake

I'm not much of a baker, sure I can make cookies and regular cakes and stuff...but when it came time to make my daughter's cake for her 3rd birthday, I thought I was getting in over my head! So I took the easy route, easiest as I could make it! Here's what I did...


I went online and found a picture of Spongebob, to get all the colors right and all the features correct. I didn't print anything out, however, I did it from memory. I'm a photographer though, and have a photographic memory. It may be easier to print it out and go by a picture.

I bought a sheet cake pan- 13X15. I also bought 2 cans of Betty Crocker frosting, white and milk chocolate. I also used frosting dyes from Wilton's, 2 boxes of Duncan Hyne's yellow birthday cake mix and a box of buttercream frosting mix (also from Wilton's) and lots of toothpicks!

So, I followed instructions on the cake mix, baked the cake for 35-40 mins.
I allowed the cake to cool, while it was baking and cooling I completed other various projects needed to be finished for the party.

I used the Betty Crocker white frosting for Spongebob's body-used the yellow frosting dye. Keep in mind that after a while, the color does come out darker than it first looks. I stopped putting in the dye when I had kind of a pastel-ish yellow color.

I used the chocolate frosting for Spongebob's pants, and put some chocolate frosting in a bowl to make black. It's easier to use the chocolate frosting to make black, seeing as how it's halfway there already!

I took a toothpick, and outlined everything for Spongebob, all the details and such. Then used the toothpick and the black frosting and did all the outlines in black frosting.

I colored in Spongebob's face with the yellow frosting, and used a paint brush to color in close to black lines. Then I did his pants with the chocolate frosting, again using a paint brush to color in close to his belt.

I used the buttercream frosting for his tie, shirt, eyeballs,teeth and irises. This had a thicker consistency, so it was easier to do the details with. For the color of the tie, I put in a lot of red dye. Red is a lot harder to mix in with white, seeing as how you get pink...so I did spend some time putting in the dye. I wasn't even sure if I had put in enough, but after a while I just said "Whatever", and used it. And as I said before, the dye darkens up after a while. So it worked out.

I used brown M&ms for his pupils.
For his sponge dots, I used black, green and yellow dyes to make kind of an icky color on purpose. It probably would have come out better if I had just used green and yellow.

To make his eyes round, I used the cover of the Betty Crocker frosting and pressed it into the cake.

I also did Spongebob with his mouth closed, so it was way easier!

About 2 or 3 hours later, Voila! Spongebob was smiling up at me. I also didn't do any limbs, hands or feet because there really wasn't any room on the cardboard he was on, plus that saved me more work.



"SpongeBob SquarePants 24"" Pull-String Pinata"






Comments for Spongebob Squarepants Cake

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Jan 26, 2011
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Small World
by: Anonymous

Jessie - great job on this cake... I have to tell you that I was sitting here in Michigan, talking to my mom while looking thru Spongebob cake ideas when I saw that you were from So. Deerfield, MA. That's where I grew up and where my mom currently is. Small world.
Thanks for the detailed description of how you acheived this great result. I am sure your daughter was very excited to see it!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Spongebob Cake.


Must See Pages for this Month!






Free Newsletter

Sign up for our free newsletter "The Icing on the Cake"


Email

Name

Then

Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you The Icing on the Cake.


Cake Categories

Recipes

Cake Decorating

Party Favors

Personalized Candy Bar Wrappers make great party favors for any event. Visit our other site for candy wrappers and more.




Keep In Touch

FacebookRSS

What's New?

Submit Your Cake

Previous Contest Winners

Most Viewed Cake This Month

Submit Your Cake