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How to Decorate an Easter Lamb Cake

How to decorate a traditional standup Easter lamb cake

Nothing says spring like decorating a traditional Easter lamb cake with fluffy white frosting and green coconut grass.

By now, you should have followed the Easter Lamb Cake recipe to bake and cool your lamb cake and she looks cute but plain like so:

How to decorate a traditional standup Easter lamb cake

Let’s doll her up with a little icing from her cute little head…

How to decorate a traditional standup Easter lamb cake

…to her sassy little bottom…


How to decorate a traditional standup Easter lamb cake

…and surround her with a bed of green coconut grass.

How to decorate a traditional standup Easter lamb cake

Decorating an Easter lamb cake is a lot easier than it seems, even for beginners like me who used store-bought canned icing and flowers to decorate her lamb cake.

How to decorate a traditional standup Easter lamb cake

I think she turned out adorable.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

And if you’re feeling extra fancy, I’ll show you how to add an edible (and easy!) chocolate candy clay Easter bonnet with all the frills upon it.

How to make and decorate a traditional 3D standup Easter lamb cake

Keep reading to see how to frost and decorate a traditional Easter lamb cake.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Supplies for decorating an Easter Lamb Cake mold:


How to decorate an Easter Lamb Cake Mold:

Follow this Easter Lamb Cake Recipe to bake and cool your Easter lamb cake.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Spread a little icing over the face as smoothly as you can. Ideally, use an offset spatula. I was at my parent’s house in Indiana so didn’t have my spatula with me so I just used a knife and did the best I could do.

Now I cheated and used a can of store-bought icing. I know. I’m not proud of it but hey, it worked.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Fill an icing bag with a star tip. Make little curly q’s and overlap them over each other.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Keep going down the back of the lamb.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

I was a little sloppy about it so I used a toothpick to swirl and fill the empty spots.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Add a teeny bit of red food coloring into a teeny bit of icing and mix.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Spread it on the ears, again, using an offset spatula if you can. I used the back of a disposable spoon MacGyver-style.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Now make the curly q’s across her head and around her ears.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

It’ll look like this on the top.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

And keep filling in the back of the head.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Repeat the curly q’s on the back of the lamb.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Now in hindsight, I should have decorated my lamb on a cake pan first so that it would fit into the fridge. I had put it directly on my platter so I put it in the oven overnight to keep it safe.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

But then too much tinkering! I had tried to smooth her facial icing with a little water which wasn’t too smart because it knocked neck icing down. Oof.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Good thing it was easily fixed with some more curly q’s and you can hardly tell that she was almost a cake fail.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Use a black cake writer to draw a sweet little face.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Place coconut into a Ziploc bag.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Add a few drops of green food coloring, close the bag, and mix the color through.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Spread the coconut grass onto the platter around the lamb.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

Add store-bought flowers like I did, or make your own if you’re super crafty like that.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

She’s done! Or maybe not?

Next I’ll show you how to add an edible Easter bonnet made out of chocolate candy clay.

How to frost a traditional Easter lamb cake mold

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Stephanie

Wednesday 13th of March 2013

Just saw the link on how to frost...this is so adorable! I think I'm going to bake a cupcake and cut it in half and use it for a little tail.

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