How To Make A Robot Cake

It's easy to learn how to make a Robot Cake and it's even easier when you can see how to make one using a video. That's just what we have here for you. Find the list of ingredients you need along with written and video instructions to learn just how easy it is to make a unusual cake.

Robot Cake Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 containers (1 lb each) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting

  • 2 colorful licorice twists (7 inch)
  • 2 large black gumdrops
  • 2 soft fruit ring candies
  • 2 blue candy-coated chocolate candies
  • 3 pull-apart red (cherry) licorice twists
  • 20 candy-coated chocolate candies (any color)
  • 1 roll Fruit by the Foot®
  • 6 thin chocolate wafer cookies
  • Black food coloring
  • Blue food coloring

How To Make A Robot Cake Video

How to make a robot cake

Preparing the Cake Shapes and Frosting

  • In a bowl, color frosting using black and blue food coloring to make a gray color.
  • Level off the top of the cake using a large knife...see video.
  • Place the cake on a tray upside down.
  • Cut the cake as shown in the video.
  • Arrange the cake pieces as shown, using a small amount of frosting to "glue" the cake to the tray.
Decorating the Robot

Crumb coat the cake. Spread a thin layer of frosting on the top and the sides of the cake.
  • Put cake in frig or freezer for 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Use all the remaining frosting to cover the cake.
  • Cut one of the licorice twists into two pieces, so they are about 1 inch each.
  • Place them in between the body and the head of the cake.
  • Cut up the end of a piece of licorice to make it look like an antenna.
  • Insert that licorice on the top of the head.
  • Use gumdrops on the side of the head as ears. Use fruit rings as eyes, fill each one with a blue candy for pupils
  • Pull apart red licorice to use as a mouth.
  • Use the remaining candy any way you like to decorate your cake.
  • You can use the red licorice as arms and the candy coated chocolates in any decoration you like.
  • Fruit snacks will make a border around the chocolate candies.
  • Use wafer cookies as wheels by inserting them into the base of the cake.
  • This cake recipe serves 12.
  • Visit for a template for this cake.
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