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Mario Kart

Contest Photo by: TracisCakes
Barnegat, NJ
Category: Animal & Character

Brief Description:

I made this cake for my brother's birthday. Mario is riding his go kart trying to win the mushroom cup while dodging obstacles.


Homemade yellow cake, buttercream icing and fondant.


First I baked the cake and after cooling I layered the cake with buttercream. I then carved the cake to make a road for Mario to drive on. The cake was then iced with green tinted frosting. I used fondant to make the road and all characters and accents. Lollipop sticks were used as supports. The happy birthday sign was made from gum paste and food color markers were used for the words and accents.
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