Aliyah's Princess Castle Cake

by Linda Brown
(Burlington NC)

This didn't take long really... Have done a couple before. Used fondant only for tops of turrets, her name, and cut out shapes and applied. People don't seem to like the taste of fondant much so I steer away from using it on the cake itself too often. Watermelon flavored cake with basic buttercream frosting.

Reply: Great Ideas, But I Gotta Add My Two Bits

What a stunning, majestic princess castle cake. This cake looks so incredible I would find it difficult to cut it. Any little girl would love to have this cake at her princess party. If you aren't up to the challenge of making this cake yourself, you might want to check with your local bakery to see if they can recreate it. To help you make your princess party a perfect success, you might want to try using some of the following princess party ideas that were inspired by this incredible cake.

Princess Invitations

If you’re looking for beautiful princess party ideas for invitations, grab some inspiration from this lovely cake. Use a printout of a kid’s castle coloring page and trace the outline of the castle onto card stock or construction paper. Write the party details on your castle shaped invite, decorate them with stick on jewels, glitter, and sequins. Then you can either mail them or hand-deliver to your guests.

Princess Party Decorations

Of course, you’ll need some fun ideas for decorating. You want to make your guests feel like they have stepped into the life of a princess. Use plenty of pink and purple around the party area. Create beautiful tissue paper flowers, which you can make yourself. Hang up big posters of popular Disney princesses to add to the princess décor. You can also use streamers to create a canopy, attaching the streamers on each side of the room and having them cascade to a chandelier or light in the center of the room. To create a splendid backdrop for photos and add to the princess ambiance, you might want to cover your walls with gossamer or princess-like fabrics.

Party Food Ideas

For food ideas, create mini sandwiches cut into star and heart shapes. White chocolate dipped fruit is another great food idea. Fruit tarts, fairy wand shaped snacks and fruit trays also make great food ideas. Give each child a cute tea cup and fill it with pink strawberry milk. Delicious and nutritious.

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