How To Make A Cake Topper With Cricut – The Easiest Way To Add Height And Depth To Your Cakes

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How To Make A Cake Topper With Cricut

Whether you’re looking for a simple, classic style topper for your own cake or a unique one for your special day, you’ll want to check out our list of the best cake toppers. There are many different ways to make a cake topper, and there are many different types of toppers you could use. If you’re looking for the easiest way to make your own topper, keep reading to learn more about how to make a cake topper with the Cricut.

How To Make A Cake Topper With Cricut?

If you want to know how to make a cake topper with Cricut, then follow the steps given below.

Step 1: Make a template.

Go to My Library and click the “Templates” tab at the top corner of the screen. Find the “Cake Topper” template under “Cake”. The default size of this template is 8.5 x 4.5 inches, so you can easily cut it out with your Cricut machine. Click on the “Edit” button at the bottom right corner of your screen and adjust the size according to your requirement.

Step 2: Cut out all parts of this cake topper using a Cricut machine.

First, you will need to open the “Cake” template on the Cricut machine. Then, select the “Cuttlebug” cartridge, press the “Start” button, and adjust the speed to medium. Next, place the template on your cutting mat and press the “Go” button on your machine.

Step 3: Cut out all parts of this cake topper using a Cricut machine.

Next, you will need to place the cake topper template on your cutting mat. Then adjust the speed of your machine according to your requirement and click “Go”. After that, you will see all parts of this cake pop out from your machine. Now you can cut these parts using scissors or a rotary cutter as per your requirement. You can also use Cricut stencils for this purpose if you want them in perfect shape.

Step 4: Apply stickers or decals as per the requirement

After cutting out all parts of this cake topper, you can now apply stickers or decals as per your choice. You can also use Cricut stencils for this purpose if you want them in perfect shape.

Step 5: Make the cake topper and decorate it as per the requirement

Now, you need to make the cake topper and decorate it as per your requirement. You can also use Cricut stencils for this purpose if you want them in perfect shape. Here I have used the “Barcode” sticker on the top side of this cake topper and the “Love” sticker on the front side of it. To make a cute heart-shaped cake topper, I have used the “Love Heart” sticker on top of a cupcake with a sponged design. You can use any other sticker or decal as per your requirement. You can also use Cricut stencils for this purpose if you want them in perfect shape.

Step 6: Assemble the cake topper and decorate it as per the requirement

Now, you need to assemble the cake topper and decorate it as per your requirement. You can also use Cricut stencils for this purpose if you want it in perfect shape. I have used the “Barcode” sticker on the top side of this cake topper and a “Love” sticker on the front side of it. To make a cute heart-shaped cake topper, I have used the “Love Heart” sticker on top of a cupcake with a sponged design. You can use any other sticker or decal as per your requirement. You can also use Cricut stencils for this purpose if you want them in perfect shape.

What Is A Cake Topper?

A cake topper is a decorative item that you could use the topper on your own cake or as the centerpiece for your wedding cake. It is often made from fondant, sugar paste, gum paste, or polymer clay. You can either use a digital tool to cut out your topper design or you can use a traditional craft knife. Traditionally, a cake topper is made by using a small cake pop mold to shape the topper. However, you can also use a Cricut machine to make a topper.

How To Make A Classic Cupcake Topper?

If your guest list consists of mainly cupcakes, you may want to check out our list of the best cupcake toppers. Cakes are similar, but they’re shaped more like a traditional cupcakes. To make a classic cupcake topper, follow these steps:

  • Decide which cupcakes you’ll use as your base. We recommend starting with basic white cupcakes so you can see what kind of design you like.
  • Buy a few different types of cupcakes to use as your model. You can use any type of cupcake as a model, but we recommend white because they look best against dark cakes.
  • Use your Cricut to cut out your design. If you’re using a machine, set it to “no cut” so you can avoid cutting yourself on the design.
  • Decorate your model with frosting or use a fondant tip to draw decorative elements like flowers or leaves on your model.
  • Wrap your model in plastic wrap so it will sit nicely on your cake. You can either use a Ziploc bag or a plastic grocery bag.
  • Gentlease your model so it won’t fall apart when you’re decorating it. This isn’t a necessity, but it is helpful to keep your model from getting broken.
  • Spray your model with non-stick cooking spray or oil to help it from sticking to the plastic.
  • Wake up your model with a baking soda bath to help your model retain its shape during the baking process.
  • Once your cake is baked, remove your model from the oven and allow it to cool completely before carefully removing it from the cake.
  • Place your model onto your cake and decorate as you would any other topper.

The Easiest Way To Make A Cake Topper

If you don’t want to deal with the hassle of making a cake topper from scratch, it’s possible you can use a store-bought cupcake topper.

Although there are many different types of cupcake toppers on the market, we recommend starting with the simplest ones. Cupcake toppers come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but most are designed for one specific kind of cake. If you’re unsure which type of cupcake will fit your base, start out with a basic white cupcake.

  1. Buy a few different types of cupcakes to use as your model. You can use any type of cupcake as a model, but we recommend white because they look best against dark cakes. You can also buy premade designs like our collection above if you want an easier way to decorate your cake.
  2. Use your Cricut machine or standard cutter and cut out your design. If you’re using a machine, set it to “no cut” so you can avoid cutting yourself on the design.
  3. Decorate your model with frosting or use a fondant tip to draw decorative elements like flowers or leaves on your model.
  4. Wrap your model in plastic wrap so it will sit nicely on your cake. You can either use a Ziploc bag or a plastic grocery bag.
  5. Gentlease your model so it won’t fall apart when you’re decorating it. This isn’t a necessity, but it is helpful to keep your model from getting broken.

Conclusion

When making a cake for someone in your life, you’re going to want to make sure it looks and tastes great. That means you have to take some time and make sure you’re following all of the rules of cake decorating. Once you have the basics down, you’ll be able to start creating your own designs and making them look even better than they were before.

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