Snoopy Cake

Hi everyone! Hope y’all had a good 4th!

Sculpted cakes are my favorite! I made this cake for my mom and mom-in-law who both have a June birthday. My mother-in-law LOVES Snoopy.   I thought it would be a great cake to make; I love the Snoopy aesthetic! I thought giving the cake an illustrated look would be really effective. Enjoy the video! You can see me and my favorite assistant (my husband) in some of the shots!   Cakeb0t tips & supplies are listed below! -Binky

snoopy005 679x1024 Snoopy Cake

cakeb0t e1274467570443 Snoopy Cake

Chocolate cake, chocolate buttercream, and chocolate ganache. Yum!

Used to make the roof, Snoopy, grass cut-outs, and Woodstock & his mohawk!
*Gumpaste is like fondant, a pliable sugar “clay”.  The difference from fondant is that it dries hard.
*The roof was rolled out & cut to dry on a mold that was made from foam core.
*The dimensions of the roof were used to print the picture of Snoopy & Woodstock to scale.  The gumpaste was molded against the picture for the proper proportions.

Edible Black Marker:
Used to draw on lines and features of the dog house, grass cut-outs, Snoopy, & Woodstock.
*These are great, especially for the illustrated look of the cake!  It’s also a lot less sticky than food gel coloring, or black petal dust with vodka.

Petal Dust + Vodka
Used to paint the house, Woodstock, Snoopy’s nose, and cake board.
*Mix the pigment (petal dust) with some Vodka and you have edible paint!
*Lemon extract can be used instead of Vodka.  Because of the lower percentage of alcohol, the Vodka gave this a more streaky, shinier paint look, as opposed to the matte look lemon extract can give.  The streaks and shine, give the house an authentic look!

Used to cover the house and cake board.
*For bright colors, color the fondant, roll it out, and then paint it in a matching color of petal dust with vodka or lemon extract.
*Fondant is rolled with corn starch so it doesn’t stick to the table.
*Shortening, cornstarch, and a bit of water can be used to smooth out seams.

Other tools
Fondant Smoothers
Dowels- used in top of every 4″ of cake for support.
Exacto knife
Rolling Pin
Toothpicks – Used in Woodstock’s body to stick him on Snoopy’s belly, and used to stick Snoopy on the roof.
Wax paper- Used to roll out gumpaste.  It was useful for transferring the roof from the mold to the cake.
Foam Core- The foam core was used for the roof and cake boards.  Two boards were glued together for the base board.  The roof was made after the cake had been covered in ganache and refrigerated.
Royal Icing- Used to glue on the roof and grass to the dog house, Snoopy’s nose, and Woodstock’s feet and hair.
Ribbon- Vinyl ribbon was used to cover the edges of the cakeboard.

40 responses to “Snoopy Cake”

  1. You make it look so easy! The cake looks great Binky!! :)

  2. What a great idea to do the time lapse video, love the music and titles too! Was very interested to see how you made your Snoopy cake because, as you know, I made one too at around the same time :) . WIll totally use ganache next time, I used buttercream, not as smooth a finish. LOVE the illustrated look on yours, a very nice touch! The finished pic with the blue background and the drawn clouds really finish it all off nicely too. I don’t have a video of how mine was made, but I did write about it in a blog post if you’re interested

  3. What a great video. I am so sorry I missed this cake. It was beautiful.

  4. Such a cool cake!! Such neat finish and it’s flawless! Great video too! You make it look so easy!! You’re so fortunate to have your husband help you out! :D

  5. Thanks for dropping by my blog too! :D Your husband made that mold for the roof? So COOL! Ya, I saw that roof mold and was thinking to myself where i can buy such a mold.. LOL! My husband is complete opp of your husband..he’s so terrible in DIY stuff…hahaha..

  6. it’s amazing!!!!!

  7. [...] Snoopy Cake [...]

  8. you are so talented…and generous to share your talent to all…. thank you, thank you….beautiful and job wekk done!

  9. What size cake did you use for your 8 layers for the doghouse? Beautiful cake and excellent video!

  10. this is an amazing cake me and my mother are trying to make an alergy free version for my 5 year old cousin i dont think we can make one this amazing thoe AWSOME JOB!!!

  11. Beautiful cake and clever job, thank you for sharing

  12. OH MY GOD! That is the most unreal thing i have ever seen!!!You are so talented!!!

  13. What size cake pan did you use for each cake?
    Great job by the way!

  14. Inquiring minds want to know- what size cake pans did you use?

  15. This design is spectacular! You obviously know how to
    keep a reader amused. Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost.
    ..HaHa!) Fantastic job. I really loved what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it.
    Too cool! green coffee bean extract au – green coffee bean extract au – http://landing.

  16. Hello, your work is amazing!!! Is your snoopy video still available???

  17. I’ve been surfing on-line greater than 3 hours these days, yet I by no means found any fascinating article like yours.

    It is lovely value enough for me. In my view, if all website owners and
    bloggers made excellent content material as you did, the internet will be much more useful than ever before.

  18. Hey there! Would you miond if I share your blog witrh my myspahe group?
    There’s a lot of folks that I think would really appreciate your content.
    Please let me know. Cheers

  19. Historically, green shirt with white shorts is the most often used alternative color combination, derived from the DFB colors (and the ones of a playing
    field),[citation needed] though it is also reported that the choice is
    in recognition of the fact that Ireland, whose home shirts are green, were supposedly the first nation to play
    Germany in a friendly game after World War II. ru that are generally relevant
    about the selection of flowers and just how to deliver to individuals which you
    recommend. 7, Heidemarie Wycisk (German Democratic
    Republic) 6.

  20. Wow, incredible weblog format! How lengthy have you been running a blog for?
    you make running a blog glance easy. The overall glance of your web site is magnificent, as well as the content material!

  21. Is your snoopy video still available

  22. Hii! What is the name of this blog’s theme? Or it’s custom?

  23. I have been surfing online more than 3 hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours.

    It is pretty worth enough for me. Personally, if all web owners and
    bloggers made good content as you did, the internet will be
    a lot more useful than ever before.

  24. Hmm is anyone else experiencing problems with the images on this blog loading?

    I’m trying to determine if its a problem on my end or if it’s the blog.
    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

  25. I’m not certain the place you are getting your information, however great topic.
    I needs to spend a while learning more or working out more.
    Thanks for fantastic information I used to be in search
    of this information for my mission.

  26. I must thank you for the efforts you’ve put in penning this site.
    I really hope to view the same high-grade content from you in the future as well.
    In truth, your creative writing abilities
    has encouraged me to get my very own website now ;)

  27. Hello friends, its great paragraph regarding cultureand fully explained, keep it up all the time.

  28. I appreciated reviewing your internet site, that is why i chose to leave a remark in your guestbook.
    Great work! Keep it up.

  29. This makes me question a little bit. My papa informed me
    a different story a few days ago. Nonetheless, i like both.
    Thanks for permitting us know.

  30. Great work! Let me simply authorize myself in to your guestbook to
    reveal you how much i value your job.

  31. Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and
    wanted to say that I have really enjoyed surfing around your blog posts.

    After all I will be subscribing to your rss feed and I hope you
    write again very soon!

  32. It is addressed to both men and women in good health who want to increase their muscle mass.
    , livestock and poultry are fed large amounts of corn, which shifts their natural Omega-3
    content to mostly Omega-6. Here’s some great foods that contain ‘healthy fats’
    that you can incorporate into your diet.

  33. I just like the helpful information you supply in your articles.
    I’ll bookmark your blog and check again here frequently.
    I am slightly certain I’ll be informed lots of new stuff right here!

    Best of luck for the next!

  34. Hey there just wanted to give you a quick heads up.
    The words in your content seem to be running off the screen in Safari.
    I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something
    to do with browser compatibility but I thought I’d post to let you know.
    The layout look great though! Hope you get the issue fixed soon.

  35. Also for those of us that are on vegan diets you will also find some fantastic vegetarian diet recipes in the
    Dukan Diet. Creating a green tea eating habits is not about going on a liquid
    diet regime where all you consume is green tea. Dependent upon what the options are,
    you can combine fruits and vegetables.

  36. Whether someone is working on music or working on the story they
    would work in close relationship and for the common goal.
    The app supports multi-touch, thus ensuring smooth play and has 2 octaves.
    Together, it created I Dont Wanna Miss A Thing, a song that survived the scrutiny of pop culture critics even if the
    movie is now often seen as an overrated drivel.

  37. Somebody essentially help to make critically posts I would state.

    This is the first time I frequented your web page and up to now?
    I surprised with the research you made to make this actual post extraordinary.

    Excellent job!

Leave a Reply