How to Make a Fake Cake for Display

Have you seen those cakes displayed in the stores and thought they looked very pretty? Well, those were fake cakes! The thing about fake cakes is that they can be preserved for as long as the position, and you can use them as decoration even for your home! What a great idea, isn’t it? If you are opted for making one, we will tell you how to make a fake cake for display. If you are thinking that the process is going to be tough, you are wrong. It is actually easier than baking a real cake. So, let us get started.

DIY: How to Make a Fake Cake for Display

The first thing we all need to do before all the DIY projects are that finds all the materials we will be needed for the project. As for this fake cake project, we will be needing.The first thing we all need to do before all the DIY projects are that finds all the materials we will be needed for the project. As for this fake cake project, we will be needing.

• Styrofoam 

• Lightweight spackling

Acrylic paint

• Knife 

• Cake stand

• Cake decorations

Steps to Follow

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Step 1

The first step of how to make a fake cake for display is that you need to prepare the Styrofoam. The Styrofoam is going to be the cake body. The shape of the cake depends on you, whether you want to make a round or a rectangular cake. Cut the Styrofoam according to the shape and how many layers you want in your cake.

Step 2

Now you need to color the Styrofoam according to the color you want. Here is the thing, if you want to add frost on top of the whole cake, you need to color the Styrofoam brown. When a cake is baked, it has the initial brown color. When the frosting is layered, the brown color inside can be seen. And if you want, you can add another color to the cake.

Step 3

Now you need to add the frosting how you like them. You can cover the whole cake with white frosting or make designs with it. The frosting is going to be the lightweight spackling you have. With the help of a spatula or other tools, you need to spread or put the spackling on the cake.

Step 4

You need to join the parts together as well. To do that, you can whether use the spackling like in the original is done with frosting. Or, you can even glue the pieces together so there will be no chance of them getting separated.

Step 5

Put on the other decoration of the cake as you like. You can buy many other decorations for fake cakes in the store. And finally, for how to make a fake cake for display, put the cake on the stand and show it where you want to display your brand-new fake cake. if you want to learn about fake lollipop decoration, you may read the article.

Final Thoughts

That was all for how to make a fake cake for display. We hope that our instruction for this DIY project will be good enough for you to make all the desired fake cake you want for your display showcase.

You may read also our other article

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