How To Make A Lego Cake Without Fondant

How To Make A Lego Cake Without Fondant

How to make a Lego cake without using fondant? DIY Lego-themed cakes everywhere. But, most of the Lego-themed cakes are fondant. In this regard, don’t you know you can bake your Lego-themed cake at home and without using fondant? For that reason, no need to worry because there are many lego cake ideas you could make. 

So with that, impress everyone at the party, especially the kids, with these fantastic lego cake recipes. Keep in mind that these easy lego cakes are indeed achievable. 

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1) What You Will Need For The Buttercream Lego Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4x600g of chilled white chocolate mud cakes
  • 2pcs licorice
  • One-piece licorice strap
  • One red licorice sour strap
  • One mini marshmallow
  • 200g of 3D gummy blocks or 200g of store-bought edible 3D lego blocks.

For the buttercream icing

  • 750g of butter (at room temperature)
  • 9 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup of milk, about 125 ml
  • 3 tsp of yellow food coloring

Step by step instructions in making buttercream lego cake recipe

Step 1

To prepare your buttercream, you will need an electric mixer. Afterward, beat your butter inside a bowl. Make sure to whisk it till it becomes light and creamy. Then, gradually add your powdered sugar and milk. Ensure to mix constantly until well combined. Do not forget to add your food coloring and mix to combine.

Step 2

Next, prepare a round cake board and place a small amount of buttercream. After that, place one piece of your cake. Bear in mind that the iced part should be facing up. Also, add your second layer to the iced portion of the cake. Then, gently press to flatten the surface. With that, repeat the steps until you have stacked all three layers of the cake. 

Step 3

Afterward, remove the icing from the last layer of your cake. With that, make sure to use a long serrated knife to trim the top layer. Do not forget to discard the icing. Then, cut a smaller disc from the last layer of the cake. With that, make sure to use a 10 cm round plate as a guide. After that, spread the cut-out disc of the cake with a small amount of buttercream. And place it frost-side down on top of the stacked cakes to attach it.

Step 4

Then, crumb coat the stacked cake with a thin layer of buttercream. And chill for about fifteen minutes until set.

Step 5

Next, spread the leftover frosting all over the top and sides of your cake. After that, be sure to cover it completely.

Step 6

Ensure to cut your licorice piece into two eyebrows. And attach it to the side of your cake. Then, make sure to cut your licorice strap into thin strips. With that, be sure to use one strip to make a mouth. And the other strip to outline the tongue. Bear in mind, attach them to the cake.

Step 7

Using a 2 cm round cutter, cut two eyes from the remaining licorice piece. And make a tongue from the red-colored sour strap. Afterward, slice the marshmallow thinly to create the eyes. Finally, decorate your Lego cake with the Gummy blocks or edible lego cake toppers.

2) What You Will Need In Making Rainbow Lego Cake

Ingredients 

  • 2 1/2 cups of caster sugar
  • 500g of melted butter
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 8pcs eggs
  • 2 tsp of vanilla extract
  • Food coloring (red, yellow, and blue)

For The Vanilla Frosting

  • 500g of softened butter
  • 4 cups of powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp of vanilla extract

For Garnish

  • Colorful edible lego cake toppers 

Step by step instructions in making rainbow lego cake

For the cake

Step 1

Before anything else, make sure to preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, bake three layers at a time. In addition to that, grease three round cake pans and set them aside. 

Step 2

Then, place your flour and sugar in a mixing bowl. After that, beat until fluffy. Afterward, add in your vanilla and eggs. With that, ensure to add the eggs one at a time. Next, add your flour and milk alternately while beating, ending with flour. 

Step 3

Afterward, ensure to utilize a weighing scale to divide your cake batter into three bowls. Then, add your desired food coloring into the bowls and make sure to mix them. Remember, you can combine the food coloring to make other colors. Or you can use different colors aside from the suggested colors above. Once done, pour the cake batter into your greased cake pans. 

Step 4

Next, bake for about thirty to forty minutes. Or you can bake until it cooks thoroughly. Once the cakes cook, allow them to cool inside the pan. And then, place them on a cooling wire rack to allow the cakes to cool completely. Lastly, repeat the process to make the other three layers.

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For the frosting

Step 1

Place your softened butter into a bowl. And make sure to beat it using an electric mixer. With that, beat it for about five minutes until it becomes creamy. 

Step 2

Then, add your powdered sugar and vanilla. After that, beat it again for ten minutes until it becomes light and fluffy. 

Cake assembly

Step 1

First off, level the tops of your cake layers. Then, place the desired first colored layer on a cake board with a small amount of frosting. Doing this allows it to stick. Afterward, place a good amount of frosting in the first layer of cakes and smoothen it out. With that, repeat the process until you stack all your colored cake layers. 

Step 2

Next, crumb-coat your cake using a thin layer of frosting. And set it inside the refrigerator. 

Step 3

After setting the cake, please remove it from the refrigerator. Afterward, frost it with the remaining frosting. And smoothen it out using a long offset spatula. Do not forget to allow the cake to set again. Then, add your garnish (edible lego cake toppers). As always, serve and enjoy! 

Read more about Rainbow Cake Ideas For Birthdays

3) What You Will Need In Making Easy Lego Cake

Ingredients

  • One store-bought butter cake
  • 8pcs marshmallows
  • 3 cups of sifted, soft icing sugar mixture
  • 180 grams of softened butter
  • 3 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp of milk
  • 2 tsp of blue liquid food coloring

Learn more about Multi Colored Frosting On Cake

Step by step instructions in making easy lego cake

Step 1

Before all else, cut your butter cake into a rectangular shape, the same as a Lego brick.

Step 2

Afterward, make sure to place the cake on a cake board. And make sure to place it inside your refrigerator for an hour.

Step 3

Next, place your butter into a bowl. And be sure to beat it using an electric mixer until it becomes light and fluffy. After that, add your vanilla and beat again until well combined.

Step 4

Make sure to use half a cup at a time. Then, add your icing mixture and mix properly. When the mixture becomes stiff, add a little of the milk and food coloring. Do that until all your icing ingredients combine well.

Step 5

Then, take your cake from the refrigerator. And ensure to cover the entire cake with a thin layer using a small spatula. Afterward, put the crumb-coated cake inside the fridge for another thirty minutes.

Step 6

Once you chill the cake, remix the remaining icing for about one to two minutes. And frost your cake smoothly. 

Step 7

After that, thin out your remaining icing using a few drops of milk. And dip your marshmallow into your icing. Then, arrange your marshmallows into your cake using an offset spatula. Doing this makes it a big lego brick. Ultimately, serve and enjoy! 

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How To Make A Lego Cake Without Fondant

How to make a Lego cake without using fondant? DIY Lego-themed cakes everywhere. But, most of the Lego-themed cakes are fondant. In this regard, don't you know you can bake your Lego-themed cake at home and without using fondant? For that reason, no need to worry because there are many lego cake ideas you could make. 
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy lego cakes, how to make a lego cake without fondant, lego cake ideas, lego cakes
Author: Cakedecorist

Ingredients
  

  • 4 x600g of chilled white chocolate mud cakes
  • 2 pcs licorice
  • One-piece licorice strap
  • One red licorice sour strap
  • One mini marshmallow
  • 200 g of 3D gummy blocks or 200g of store-bought edible 3D lego blocks.
  • 750 g of butter at room temperature
  • 9 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup of milk about 125 ml
  • 3 tsp of yellow food coloring

Instructions

  • To prepare your buttercream, you will need an electric mixer. Afterward, beat your butter inside a bowl. Make sure to whisk it till it becomes light and creamy. Then, gradually add your powdered sugar and milk. Ensure to mix constantly until well combined. Do not forget to add your food coloring and mix to combine.
    750 g of butter at room temperature, 9 cups of powdered sugar, 1/2 cup of milk about 125 ml, 3 tsp of yellow food coloring
  • Next, prepare a round cake board and place a small amount of buttercream. After that, place one piece of your cake. Bear in mind that the iced part should be facing up. Also, add your second layer to the iced portion of the cake. Then, gently press to flatten the surface. With that, repeat the steps until you have stacked all three layers of the cake.
    4 x600g of chilled white chocolate mud cakes
  • Afterward, remove the icing from the last layer of your cake. With that, make sure to use a long serrated knife to trim the top layer. Do not forget to discard the icing. Then, cut a smaller disc from the last layer of the cake. With that, make sure to use a 10 cm round plate as a guide. After that, spread the cut-out disc of the cake with a small amount of buttercream. And place it frost-side down on top of the stacked cakes to attach it.
    4 x600g of chilled white chocolate mud cakes
  • Then, crumb coat the stacked cake with a thin layer of buttercream. And chill for about fifteen minutes until set.
  • Next, spread the leftover frosting all over the top and sides of your cake. After that, be sure to cover it completely.
  • Ensure to cut your licorice piece into two eyebrows. And attach it to the side of your cake. Then, make sure to cut your licorice strap into thin strips. With that, be sure to use one strip to make a mouth. And the other strip to outline the tongue. Bear in mind, attach them to the cake.
    2 pcs licorice, One-piece licorice strap
  • Using a 2 cm round cutter, cut two eyes from the remaining licorice piece. And make a tongue from the red-colored sour strap. Afterward, slice the marshmallow thinly to create the eyes. Finally, decorate your Lego cake with the Gummy blocks or edible lego cake toppers.
    One-piece licorice strap, One red licorice sour strap, One mini marshmallow, 200 g of 3D gummy blocks or 200g of store-bought edible 3D lego blocks.
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