How to Make an Elephant Cake

Easy instructions for making an elephant cake:

Bake a sheet cake the size that you need. With an icing filled bag and round tip, size #5, draw the elephant on the cake surface. Cut the cake away from the elephant shape.

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If necessary, you can use cut pieces to form the trunk or bigger ears.

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With white icing and star tip, size #18, cover the elephant tusks and his toenails.

Make a pink color icing and using the same size star tip, cover inside the pink area of the elephant's ears.

Now make a light gray color icing and using star tip, size #18, cover the rest of the cake.

Make a small amount of a darker gray colored icing and use round tip, size #5 and outline the entire elephant referring to the picture.

Don’t forget the eyebrows and the smile at the beginning of his trunk.

Now use the pink icing and round tip, size #5 and outline the pink part of the ears.

Pipe a round circle in the curved part of the smile.

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