How to Make a Ladybug Cake

Easy directions for making this ladybug cake:

Make a two layer ten inch round cake and a two layer six inch round cake. The sizes can be adjusted depending on how much cake you need.

Ladybug Cake To assemble the cake, put icing between the ten inch layers and the six inch layers. With a knife shape the body of the ladybug curving so it is nice and rounded. See the second picture below.

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With the six inch layers, you will slice half of the bottom layer off before shaping.

You will use the star tip, size #18 to do all the fill in work and the round tip, size #5 for all of the outline work.

First use white and blue icing to fill in the eyes on the head.

Lady Bug Cake Next, with red icing fill in the mouth.

Now make a black icing and cover the rest to of the head and the spots on the body.

Fill in the rest of the body with red icing.

Use black icing and the round tip to draw the line down the center of the back. Also outline the eyes.

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