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How To-sday - Ikura Sushi Birthday Cake
Friday was Marion's birthday, so I had to make a pretty phenomenal cake. I wanted to make an owl cake but had a last minute change of heart and went with sushi. I Googled for ideas but found only tons of cakes with lots of little sushis on them, so I decided to design my own and share the process with you guys {& I better not see this on Cake Wrecks!!!}:

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  • How to bake a decorative cake. Ikura Sushi Birthday Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    All the various ingredients for a sushi cake.

  • How to bake a decorative cake. Ikura Sushi Birthday Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Using an egg tray to make orange Jello 'salmon roe'.

  • How to bake a decorative cake. Ikura Sushi Birthday Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    I used two 9" round cake pans and Funfetti mix.

  • How to bake a decorative cake. Ikura Sushi Birthday Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    I put the layers together and frosted them.

  • How to bake a decorative cake. Ikura Sushi Birthday Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    I sprinkled the top {not the center} w/ sweetened flaked coconut.

  • How to bake a decorative cake. Ikura Sushi Birthday Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    I sliced up green Fruit Roll Up and carefully stuck it to the outside.

  • How to bake a decorative cake. Ikura Sushi Birthday Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    I layered red & yellow Fruit Roll Up & shaped for ginger.

  • How to bake a decorative cake. Ikura Sushi Birthday Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    I cut a kiwi in random places to resemble wasabi.

  • How to bake a decorative cake. Ikura Sushi Birthday Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    I applied Jello 'eggs' & garnished with soy sauce, chopsticks & grass.

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Rinnydindin
Rinnydindin · Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia · 2 projects

will totally make this for my friend!

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Riechan
Riechan · Limbourg, Walloon Region, BE · 21 projects

@Vowiie: why not white chocolate flakes?

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Vowiie
Vowiie · Swansea, United Kingdom, Neath Port Talbot, GB · 4 projects

its my friends birthday soon, and she would die from happiness with this cake, but shes allergic to coconut. any idea what you could sprinkle the top with???
i'm going to have fun making this!

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KoriNicole
KoriNicole · 3 projects

this is so cute!!! looks just like sushi!!

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Crafter Monkey
Crafter Monkey · Bolton, England, GB · 6 projects

This is super ACE!!! xx

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A. Chan
A. Chan · 4 projects

That's so cool! I love sushies and now, I can have a sushi cake! Yeah! ^^

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Heather C.
Heather C. · Mount Holly, New Jersey, United States · 56 projects

this is so awesome! i am totally making this for my husbands birthday in a few weeks!

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Beatle Bird
Beatle Bird · Boise, Idaho, United States · 2 projects

Genius. This is better than any cake... ever!

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Strawberryzink
Strawberryzink · Los Angeles, CA, United States · 7 projects

This is genius!

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Eien
Eien · Atlanta, Georgia, United States · 3 projects

Now this is fun. I want to try this for my next birthday or occasion cake. The Jello roe is a great idea.

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