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What’s new pussycat? Purrfect cartoon cat cup cake tutorial (part 2)

Cartoon cat cupcakes.

ideal for birthdays, tea parties etc. Who’s your favourite? Let me know if you think I’ve missed one.

Part 2- Garfield, Stimpy and Hobbes

You will need:

Tools- Circle cutter to cover the cake, Number 1.5-2 piping nozzle, piping bag (or grease proof paper piping bag), straight-edged modelling tool, small dry paint brush (for sticking).

Materials- Orange, blue, yellow, pink and white sugar paste and black royal icing.

Cover all of your cup cakes first.


Roll a ‘sausage’ of yellow sugar paste.

Taper the middle of your ‘sausage’ then flatten it onto the bottom of your cake.

Roll 2 orange balls of sugar paste and one white.  Flatten them into circles.


Cut the white circle in half, cut one rounded edge off of each orange circle. Stick flat sides together.

Make 2 small triangles for ears.


Mark insides on the ears with your modelling tool.


Make a small pink triangle for the nose.

Pipe the pupils in the eyes and pipe the stripes in his ears.

Pipe triangles for his stripes, dots for whiskers and the lines of his mouth.


Roll a broad ‘sausage’ and flatten it.

Stick the flattened shape on to the cup cake in a curve.

Roll a sausage of light yellow making it more narrow in the middle. Flatten it out.

Stick this onto the cake.

Roll a medium ball of blue sugar paste. Make it oval and flatten it out a bit (keeping it quite 3d and rounded).

Make 2 small balls of white sugar paste, flatten them out and stick them on as eyes.

Make 2 small triangles of orange for ears and a small pink ‘sausage’ for the tongue.

Roll 2 smaller, pink triangles. Stick them on to the bottom of the ears.

Pipe on 3 small lines for hair, pupils in the eyes, oval nostrils and his mouth.


Roll  medium and large balls of white sugar paste.

  Roll the larger ball into a ‘sausage’ and flatten it into an oval.

Stick this to the bottom edge of the cake. Pull out the centre to make a chin shape.

Flatten the smaller ball of white sugar paste into a semi-circle. Stick it on to the cake.

Mark the edges of the face to make fur. Roll 2 small balls of orange sugar paste.

Roll them into triangles and stick to the top edge of the cake as ears.

Mark the centres of the ears with your modelling tool.

Pipe black edges to the ears and black triangles on the sides of the face as stripes.

Pipe diagonal eyebrows, curved eyes, a large oval nose and his mouth and dimples.

Add a white highlight to his nose (optional)

Have fun!

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2 thoughts on “What’s new pussycat? Purrfect cartoon cat cup cake tutorial (part 2)

  1. Pingback: What’s new pussycat? Purrfect! Cartoon cat cup cake tutorial (part 1) | My cake projects

  2. Pingback: What’s new pussycat? Purrfect! Cartoon cat cup cake tutorial (part 1) » Blog Archive » Cake-Sprite

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