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How To Make An Adorable Hedgehog Cake

With Abi Mancktelow

Difficulty Easy

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Join Abi in this lovely tutorial and see how she creates this adorable happy hedgehog cake, showing the quickest and easiest way to capture his little features and autumn coloured spines using buttercream. In just a few simple steps you will learn the best techniques on how to create a smooth finish on a domed shaped cake, how to pipe with buttercream using various nozzles for different effects and styles, how to add multi coloured spines and facial features and how to make a cute and colourful cactus flower pot to add a little charm. For more great ideas and top tips on how to make the best buttercream then check out our other tutorials below.

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