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Ten Pin Bowling Cake

by Karen Taylor


Congratulate a special someone with this fun bowling-themed celebration cake.

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This cake is simple to make and would be perfect for ten pin bowling fans of all ages. The design is also an ideal project for beginners or any sugarcrafter looking to practise the technique of covering spherical cakes with sugarpaste.


  1. Preparing the Drum
    Learn how to cover a cake board with sugarpaste to a professional standard.
  2. Skittles
    Find out how to use Mexican Modelling Paste (MMP) to create a skittle design.
  3. Bowling Ball
    Discover how to fill and cover a spherical sponge cake uand create a metallic effect on sugarpaste.
  4. Finishing Touches
    Find out how to personalise a cake design and finish the cake to a high standard.

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Featured in Autumn 2011 issue

Project by Karen Taylor

Karen Taylor

author of Ten Pin Bowling Cake

Karen Taylor is an experienced cake decorator and has been decorating cakes for over 10 years. She studied at Birmingham College of Food for three years, gaining NCFE levels 1, 2 and 3 in Cake Decorating, and has won many awards for her designs including Silver and Bronze medals at Salon Culinaire.