How to Make a Dinosaur Cake

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Easy instructions for making this dinosaur cake:

Bake a sheet cake the size that you need. Make buttercream icing. Draw the dinosaur on the cake using an icing filled bag and round tip, size #5. dinosaur cake

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Cut away the cake from the outline of the dinosaur. Piece the tail onto the dinosaur using the extra cake pieces that you cut away from the dinosaur outline.

Make yellow icing. Using star tip, size #18, fill in the yellow areas of the dinosaur.

Next, make orange icing. Using star tip, size #18, fill in the orange areas of the dinosaur.

The eye is piped on using round tip, size #5 and black icing. The teeth are made using star tip, size #16 and white icing and piping the tooth on, ending in a small point.

Next, make green icing for the ferns. Use a star tip, size #18 and make long strips ending in points for the ferns. Make the strips on each side of the fern leaf. Use the same green icing and round tip, size #5 to pipe the centerline on the fern leafs (refer to the picture.)

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