How to Decorate a Tiger Cake

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How to Decorate a Tiger Cake
Create a unique tiger cake for your exotic party. (Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images)

Add a touch of danger to your exotic themed party by creating a tiger cake as the centrepiece. With a lot of orange frosting and just a few touches of black detail you can create a cake art masterpiece that will have your guests reluctant to dig in. Although there are a variety of ways to decorate a tiger themed cake, this cake design will teach you how to create a simple tiger's face using just frosting.

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Things you need

  • Round cake
  • Spatula
  • Orange frosting
  • Frosting bag and tips
  • White frosting
  • Black frosting

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  1. 1

    Assemble the cake rounds with the desired cake filling. Place the cake in the refrigerator for one hour to make frosting easier.

  2. 2

    Remove the cake from the refrigerator. Apply a 1/4 to 1/6 inch layer of orange frosting to the cake, using a spatula. Smooth out the frosting with the spatula to create an even coating.

  3. 3

    Place a large frosting tip into a frosting bag. Load white frosting into the frosting bag. Frost two quarter-sized circles in the centre of the cake, which will be the whites of the tiger's eyes.

  4. 4

    Place a medium-sized detailing frosting tip into a frosting bag. Load the frosting bag with black frosting. Squeeze out the black frosting to create pupils for the tiger's eyes, a nose and mouth for the tiger. Add stripes around the perimeter of the tiger's face.

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