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Pokemon Ball Cake

This is the 3rd time I've got to make Logan's birthday cake and the first time that he didn't have Pablo from Backyardigans on his cake.  He's moved on.  Poor Pablo!  For this birthday Logan's request was a Pokemon Ball.  I really don't know much about Pokemon.  Miss E has a Piplup stuffy that she picked on an excursion with Mr. T to the Pacific Mall.  That's all I know, or rather did know.  Making cakes for boys is certainly educational for me.

For this cake I made a vanilla cake with sprinkles in it, covered it in buttercream icing then fondant.  The characters Logan's bought for me to add.  I wouldn't even attempt to try and make these.  Besides this way Logan gets to have a toy out of the cake too.  The orange and black rabbit like thing is called Tepig, the pig, Munna and the bird Drilbur.  I have no idea what they do, I don't even know what Piplup does, and it looks like a penguin. However, a lot of kids at the party knew exactly who they were.

I'd originally taken the picture of the cake that I would post on here with my standard black background.  But when I saw this table cloth at the party I had to take a picture of the cake on it to post on here instead.  I even got Piplup in (bottom left) as homage to Miss E's favourite character. 


  1. That is really cool that kids are still into pokemon. I loved them in university. My favourite was psyduck because everyone made fun of him.


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