Introduction: Grand Canyon Birthday Cake
This cake was made for my 7 year old niece who went to the Grand Canyon for her birthday and was inspired by everything she saw.
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Step 1: Grand Canyon Birthday Cake
I baked two cakes using this Heritage style bundt cake pan.
Step 2: Grand Canyon Birthday Cake
After the cakes cooled and were removed from the pan I cut them into sections along the crevices such that I had "peaks" and "cliffs".
Step 3: Grand Canyon Birthday Cake
I arranged the curved pieces so I could have a North and South Rim of the canyon.
Step 4: Grand Canyon Birthday Cake
Using brown and white frosting as well as coloring gel I was able to get a few variations for red and orange rocks.
Step 5: Grand Canyon Birthday Cake
Blue shimmering frosting gel was used for the river.
Step 6: Grand Canyon Birthday Cake
Small plastic animals were used as cake toppers.
Step 7: Grand Canyon Birthday Cake
The candles managed to stay lit while we sang happy birthday and there was no danger of a forest fire.
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