How to Make a Butterfly Cake

Easy instructions for making a butterfly cake:

Bake a sheet cake the size you will need. With a bag of icing and round tip #5 draw the outline of the buterfly on the cake. Cut away the cake outside of the outline so you are left with the butterfly's shape.

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In the picture above, pink, blue and yellow icing was used for the butterfly's wings, but you can use whatever colors you would like. butterfly cake

Fill in the spots first using the color icing of your choice and a star tip #18 (which is the size used to fill in the rest of the cake). Next fill in the wings with the icing color of your choice. The body is done in chocolate icing. Do the highlights on the body in white icing according to the picture.

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Outline the wings in chocolate icing and round tip size #5 using the picture again as your guide.

The antennas are made from black pipe cleaners shaped and stuck into the head.

Matching Butterfly Party Supplies

Here is a really colorful and pretty "Butterfly 21"" Pinata" that would match a butterfly theme perfectly.

Also, these Butterfly Garden Candy Wrappers go perfectly with this cake and you can personalize them however you want to make them a special favor to pass out to all the guests at your birthday party.

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Aunt Anna's Butterfly Cake 
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Blue Butterfly Birthday Cake 
This butterfly birthday cake was pretty easy to make although it took a little time. I made it for my 18th birthday and I was pretty glad with the …

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Colorful Butterfly Cake 
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Layla's Butterfly Cake 
For this butterfly cake, I made one 9x13 buttercake and cut it in half; I left top and bottom pieces together and shaped the wings, then flipped the top …

Beautiful Butterfly Cake 
To make this butterfly cake, I used 2 cake mixes and 2 9x13 inch cake pans, I freehanded the wings & the body consisted of 2 twinkies. The detail was outlined …

Butterfly Cake 
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