Pirate birthday cake

Pirate flag birthday cake

I made this pirate cake for my nieces birthday party. The theme was pirates so I decided to make a cake with a pirate flag with skull and cross bones on it. The cake is covered with rolled fondant icing. I hope that all the pirates at the party loved the cake.

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Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.
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  1. Louise says

    Penny: Have you tried chocolate mudcake? now that is the best chocolate cake. Very moist/fudgy and packed with chocolate. Try Google: mudcake -mud cake – australian mudcake.

    Even if the cake is small I would still put a cardboard under the top cake (makes it easier to cut into the cake) Depending on how heavy your 5″ cake wil be maybe just 1-2 dowels is enough.

    No sorry Hershey is not common here in Denmark so cant help you with that. No I have not shared my chocolate cake recipe because I weigh all my ingrediens and its too much trouble with the converting.

  2. Penny says

    Hi Louise,
    You are a cake goddes…beautiful cakes. I am having trouble finding a good chocolate cake recipe that could hold up under Rolled Fondant. I do not like pound cake as it is not moist enough.. I plan on making a 5 ” and 7 ” tiered cake. Would you recommend using cardboard and dowels for such a small cake? Have you tried the Hershey’s Perfect Chocolate cake? Have you shared your chocolate cake recipe before??Sorry for so many questions….

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