Published On: Wed, Oct 10th, 2018

Tropical Pineapple Cake Decorations

As the cold sets in, indulge your craving for a tropical paradise with these gorgeous pineapple decorations!

Try out the tropical trend with this super easy airbrushed pineapple by Penny the Bee. Make a few and arrange them around a cake for maximum impact!

pineapple decorations

Tropical Pineapple Cake Decorations

Ingredients

To decorate

  • white flower paste, or you could use white sugarpaste
  • edible liquid colours: yellow, brown, green
  • edible glue

Equipment

  • oval shape cutter
  • mini palette knife
  • rolling pin
  • airbrush
  • foam pad

Instructions

  1. Roll out a small piece of white flower paste, or use some white sugarpaste instead. Using an oval shaped cutter, cut out a piece of sugarpaste.

    pineapple decorations 1

Mark the fruit

  1. With your mini palette knife, design some diagonal lines.

  2. Repeat the same process, but in the opposite direction. Set aside your pineapple on a foam pad to dry a little.

    pineapple decorations 3

Make the leaves

  1. Shape a small piece of your white sugarpaste into a sausage roll. Flatten it with your rolling pin, leaving it a bit thick.

    pineapple decorations 4

Mark the leaves

  1. Using the mini palette knife, make an indent in the centre of each leaf, then model the leaf with your hands until you get the right shape.

    pineapple decorations 5

Arrange the leaves

  1. Repeat the process in order to create 6 leaves.

    pineapple decorations 6

Apply colour

  1. Add a few drops of yellow colour to the airbrush, then colour the pineapple by pressing gently. Increase the pressure to colour the borders. Add a few drops of brown colour, then colour the borders and give the pineapple a bit of life and shadows.

  2. Repeat the same process to colour the leaves, using a few drops of green and brown liquid colour.

    pineapple decorations 8

Finishing touches

  1. Attach the pineapple to your cake with some edible glue. Repeat the process with the leaves, adding them one by one.

    pineapple decorations 9

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