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Mini Sushi Cake

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Use this cake decorating tutorial to make mini sushi cake. They look just like sushi but are made with cake, icing, candies. Great for April Fool’s Day!

Today, I am sharing a mini sushi cake tutorial with all of you.

If anyone in your family has a birthday coming up, make this sushi birthday cake for them.

There are many sushi cake ideas out there but this one is the EASIEST!

Most of my friends are obsessed with sushi but I must be crazy because I REALLY DON’T like it at all!

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Even though I don’t like the way sushi tastes, I think it looks very pretty.

I knew sooner or later, I would be making sushi look-alike cakes… hehe.

Clearly, this is my type of sushi…. looks pretty but tastes nothing like the real thing.

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How to make sushi cake? How to make cake that looks like sushi?

Start off by baking a cake and allowing it to cool down completely. Then, use a circle cutter to cut out circular pieces. Frost it in icing. Wrap a strip of green fondant around it. Cover the top with shredded coconut and place a few crushed candy corns in the center. Place them on a tray and enjoy!

quick and easy mini sushi cakes

To make this easy sushi cake, you will need the following INGREDIENTS/SUPPLIES:

Pound cake
Green or black colored marshmallow fondant
Chocolate buttercream icing
Finely shredded coconut
Orange and yellow candies (e.g. candy corn)
Pizza cutter
Circle cutter

These are the INSTRUCTIONS:

Step 1:
Bake a loaf of pound cake.
Use the medium circle cutter from the Wilton circle cutter set and cut out circle pieces.

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Step 2:
Ice the sides of these cakes with chocolate buttercream, using a spatula.
I used chocolate frosting. You can use any frosting you want.

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Step 3:
Roll out green fondant (or black fondant) and cut strips using a pizza cutter.

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Step 4:
Wrap these strips around your circular cakes.
The icing acts like a glue and holds everything together.

I have seen some sushi cakes that use green fruit roll up strips instead of fondant. I think that’s very smart. It would save you the hassle of rolling fondant and cutting strips.

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Step 5:
Cover the top of your cakes with icing now.

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Step 6:
Sprinkle some shredded coconut.

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Step 7:
Crush some candy corn or any orange and yellow candy you can find.
Add those pieces in the center of your sushi cakes 10

Line them up on a tray and you are done!

Well, that’s all for today.

Until next time, tata my lovelies!

59 comments on “Mini Sushi Cake”

  1. Supremely creative! These are sure to be a party knockout. Imagine; bringing in a tray full of sushi for dessert!

  2. I saw these in your header and had to take a peek–too cute!

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