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Scarily cute sugarpaste dinosaurs the kids will love to make
You can adapt the colour, shape and size of the dinosaur to suit your baking project or the enthusiasm of the creators!

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You Will Need

Décor-ice sugarpaste in turquoise, lime green
Flower/modelling paste or Tylo powder
Millions sweets (green and blue)
Cocktail sticks/toothpicks
Guides to sizes and correct sizes for each part (attachments)
  • How to decorate a novelty cake. Blue And Green Dinosaur  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Mix turquoise blue sugarpaste with an equal quantity of flower/modelling paste or a little Tylo powder.
    Roll to a thickness of 2-3mm (1/10”). Cut 7-8 little triangles 2cm (1/5”) high.
    Allow them to dry until they are hard

  • How to decorate a novelty cake. Blue And Green Dinosaur  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use lime green décor-ice sugarpaste to make:
    Body, head and tail are all 1 ball size A + C lime green sugarpaste mixed together.
    And 4 feet, each is size E.

  • How to decorate a novelty cake. Blue And Green Dinosaur  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Shape the large ball into a long body shape.
    Make sure the neck section is at least 5cm (2” long)

  • How to decorate a novelty cake. Blue And Green Dinosaur  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Push up the neck firmly from underneath the body, rest it back on the body and bend the head forward.

  • How to decorate a novelty cake. Blue And Green Dinosaur  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Mark and open mouth with the edge of a palette knife.
    Mark eyes with black paste colour on a cocktail stick.
    Mark toes with a clean cocktail stick and make nostrils with the end of a piece of raw spaghetti.

  • How to decorate a novelty cake. Blue And Green Dinosaur  - Step 6
    Step 6

    While the body is still soft, press the Millions sweets, firmly into the dinosaur.

  • How to decorate a novelty cake. Blue And Green Dinosaur  - Step 7
    Step 7

    When your triangles are set, push them in all the way along the back of the dinosaur. You need to do this while the icing body is still soft.

  • How to decorate a novelty cake. Blue And Green Dinosaur  - Step 8
    Step 8

    Using the rounded end of a PME No.9 tool (or a clean paint brush), make little indentations all over the body in between the Millions.

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