Improvised Minion Cake

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Lotus Candles are the best!

3 months ago it was the birthday of another godchild of mine (yes, I have a few).
At first I was planning to bake cupcakes like the previous one (pink cupcakes) but a few days before her birthday, my friend told me that her daughter likes minions.

Waaahhhhh..
I didn’t have the materials plus I haven’t even tried making fondant cakes!
Panic mode on but one good thing is that there are ready-made minion cupcake toppers in stores.

My problem then was the main cake itself.
I am still a beginner and I didn’t have the luxury of time to try making a fondant cake.
I had no choice but to use buttercream icing for the minion cake and pray it will work.

The problem is- I don’t have brown, silver and black food colors.
So, I decided to use whatever I have on hand- homemade marshmallow fluff, chocolates & silver cutter.
What an experience, whew!

I know my minion cake was not perfect.
But I guess the most important thing is that my godchild was very happy when she saw her minion cake and cupcakes- Thank God she is only 2 years old. 😉

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Finished product. Thank you to the minion toppers I bought and the lotus candle because they made the whole package acceptable.

 

 

 

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