Everybody loves superheroes. Who doesn’t? Even when we were kids we do all sort of stunts to copy the moves and swags of our superheroes. They’re so cool in having superpowers, fighting the best bad villains, battling the usual crime and protecting the universe in general. What else could you ask more? Let’s see… maybe putting them on a cake? That would be a fun idea.
Superheroes have great influence on kids. Among them that we can consider that brings out positive messages to kids as early as the 80’s and steadily gets better up to now is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or TMNT. You can check out my way to do Spider-man cake, Unicorn cake or Minecraft cake. Kids before marveled at it and kids now are continuously go crazy over them. These four ninja turtles that were named after Italian Renaissance artists are four different personalities that everyone can connect most especially with kids like the ever calm, loyal, intellectual and wiser Leonardo or teenage tech-savvy, studious type geeks can relate to Donatello while the party and fun loving dude that didn’t take things seriously can all be acquainted to Michelangelo. Lastly, with angry, bitter and moody Raphael who has a caring and laid back side of protecting his brothers are naturally loved by kids.
In this tutorial on how to make a Ninja Turtle cake, we will be featuring Michelangelo or Mikey to take the center of the cake. We will give you an easy way to create a cake that will re-live the fun of a ninja turtle that kids can marvel at. It will not only look great but also yummy to the taste. This will be a great surprise for your little turtle fan. To begin, have the ingredients ready and needed tools for this tutorial, I will have a cake done very fast also with a video, trust me. Have fun doing it!
Ninja Turtle cake needs
- 10-inch round cake board
- Baking paper
- 7-inch round cake pan
- Short spatula
- Mixer machine
- Cake decoration turntable
- Plastic piping bag
- Plain nozzle
- Paring knife
Ninja cake ingredients
- 1/4 Betty Crocker SuperMoist vanilla cake mix box
- 1/4 cup of water
- 1/4 cup of vegetable oil
- 2 eggs
- Ameri Colors: green, red and orange
- Buttercream Icing, click for recipe
Step by step to make Ninja Turtle cake
Step 1: Set the oven at 170'C (338'F). Use 7-inch round cake pan, cut and line the baking paper (parchment paper) at the bottom, then use cooking spray the bottom and around the edges.
Step 2: See directions how to mix a cake batter on the cake box and just follow
Step 3: Baking - bake for approx 20 minutes or till it cooked
Step 4: Use a paring knife to trim off the cake, makes it looks like a turtle face
Step 5: Icing the cake with green icing - using a spatula
Step 6: Use a point of a knife or anything with a sharp point to draw the mask, eyes, mouth, tongue
Step 7: Follow the lines we just draw by piping chocolate ganache, then refrigerate for 3 mins to set the ganache
Step 8: Very fun part - piping, see details in video
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Cake tips: if you like to have a Happy Birthday writing, you can use the dark chocolate ganache to write on the cake board.
There you have it our easy step by step tutorial on how to make a ninja turtle. We hope that you had a wonderful time doing it as much as we have enjoyed putting up this tutorial for you. We are pretty sure that you did well with this tutorial so how about sharing your picture of the cake you made.
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