Jungle birthday cake – fondant motif cake for children’s birthday parties

14 persons | 550 minutes

A birthday cake made of two different cakes and cream with the birthday motto jungle. The cake is covered with fondant and topped with a jungle motif.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 1 votes )
Jungle birthday cake - fondant motif cake for children's birthday parties
Jungle birthday cake - fondant motif cake for children's birthday parties

14 persons | 550 minutes

A birthday cake made of two different cakes and cream with the birthday motto jungle. The cake is covered with fondant and topped with a jungle motif.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 1 votes )

Ingredients

Dough 1

  • 300 g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 ml water
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 600-650 g flour

Cream dough 1

  • 1 l milk
  • 400 g sugar
  • 2 p. vanilla sugar
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 100 g flour

dough 2

  • 3 eggs
  • 90 g sugar
  • ½ p. vanilla sugar
  • 90 g flour
  • ½ p. baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt

Cream batter 2

  • 200 ml whipped cream
  • 1 p. Vanilla Paradise Cream
  • 1 p. Food colouring, green

Topping

  • 900 g fondant cover, white, 2 packs
  • 100 g fondant, light blue
  • 250 g fondant, green
  • 100 g fondant, brown
  • 100 g fondant, grey
  • 50 g fondant, white
  • food coloring, green
  • 1 tsp grated coconut, optional

Instructions

Dough 1 – lower layer of puff pastry

  1. Beat the eggs in a food processor until fluffy.
  2. Add the lemon juice, cold water and salt to the eggs.
  3. Add the flour and cold butter in cubes.
  4. Process everything into a dough.
  5. Part the dough into 10-12 pieces and roll into balls.
  6. Cover with cling film and place in the fridge for 1 hour.
  7. Roll out each piece of dough thinly on baking paper and form a circle with a diameter of approx. 24-26 Cut out or cut out.
  8. Prick the circle several times with a fork.
  9. Place the baking paper with the circle and trimmings on a baking tray and bake the dough in portions in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 7-10 minutes.

Cream for dough 1

  1. Bring the milk to a boil in a saucepan.
  2. Mix the egg yolks with the sugar and the vanilla sugar, add the flour and mix well.
  3. Pour the hot milk into the egg sugar mixture and mix.
  4. Mix the cream mixture at medium, stirring constantly Simmer over high heat until the mixture thickens.
  5. Let the cream cool slightly.
  6. Place a cooled base in a mold and spread with the cooled cream.
  7. Place the second base on top and spread with the cream again. Process all other bases in the same way.
  8. Chop up the cuttings and sprinkle them over the top of the cake.
  9. Put the cake in the fridge for 6-8 hours.
  10. Remove the cake from the tin and transfer to a cake plate.

dough 2 – small sponge cake on top

  1. Mix the eggs until light.
  2. Add the sugar and vanilla sugar and stir in a water bath at 37 degrees for approx. 10 minutes until creamy.
  3. Mix the flour, baking powder and pinch of salt and stir in briefly.
  4. Pour the sponge cake into a small (20 cm diameter) springform pan lined with baking paper and bake at 180 degrees for 20 minutes.
  5. Let the sponge cake cool down for about 5-10 minutes with the oven door open, then remove from the mold and cool completely on a wire rack leave.

Cream for dough 2

  1. Whip cold whipped cream with paradise cream until stiff.
  2. Stir in the green food coloring.
  3. Cut the cooled sponge cake in half horizontally.
  4. Place a sponge cake base on a cake plate place a cake ring around it.
  5. Spread half of the cream onto the base.
  6. Place the second sponge cake on top and chill the small cake for at least 4 hours.
  7. Carefully loosen the cake ring and take out the small sponge cake.

Torte

  1. Roll out a white fondant sheet and cover the large cake below with it.
  2. Carefully adjust this to the shape with a fondant smoother and smooth out all edges and wrinkle-free.
  3. Pover the small sponge cake with the second white fondant sheet and the trimmings Remove.
  4. Place the small sponge cake in the middle of the large cake.
  5. Color the cakes with green food coloring if you like.
  6. Make a waterfall from the light blue fondant in the cake, decorate the water with grated coconut if you like.
  7. From the Top the whole cake with green and brown fondant as you wish, eg with plants, leaves, lianas.
  8. From the gray and white as well as brown fondant Form stones for the waterfall and place them next to the waterfall.
  9. Top the cake with snakes or other animals.
  10. The jungle birthday cake can be designed as you wish.

Utensils

  • hand mixer
  • food processor
  • mixing bowl
  • springform pan
  • cake ring
  • knife
  • pot
  • rolling rod
  • fondant smoother