How to Create a Stunning Cake on Fire Decoration


In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to create a visually striking cake decoration that incorporates the element of fire. Follow these instructions carefully to achieve a beautiful and unique cake design. Burn Away Cake.

Materials Needed:

  1. Sugar paper topper
  2. Wafer paper topper
  3. Icing or buttercream
  4. Long lighter


Step 1: Prepare the Sugar Paper Topper

  1. Remove the plastic backing from the sugar paper topper.
  2. Gently apply the sugar paper topper to the top of the cake.
  3. Dab the topper to help it adhere to the cake surface.

Step 2: Create a Border with Icing or Buttercream

  1. Add a border of icing or buttercream around the sugar paper topper.
  2. Make sure to leave enough space for a decorative border later.
  3. To achieve more height, add a second layer of icing or buttercream.

Step 3: Apply the Wafer Paper Topper

  1. Place the wafer paper topper on top of the border created in Step 2.
  2. Gently tap the edges of the wafer paper to ensure it sticks to the icing.

Step 4: Add Decorative Borders

  1. Enhance the visual appeal by adding multiple decorative borders.
  2. Apply a decorative border around the original icing border and around the wafer paper topper.
  3. Make sure to leave a decorative border above the edges of the wafer paper to contain the fire.

Step 5: Light the Wafer Paper Topper

  1. Using a long lighter, carefully light the middle of the wafer paper topper.
  2. Enjoy the mesmerizing show as the flames dance on the wafer paper surface.

Step 6: Manage Burned Fragments

  1. Be aware that burned wafer paper fragments may fall on the sugar sheet below.
  2. Easily remove any burned fragments to maintain the overall aesthetic.

Note: Exercise caution when working with an open flame, and ensure proper safety measures are in place. The fire is intended to be contained within the wafer paper topper and adds a dramatic effect to the cake decoration.