How to Make Panda Cake at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

It is scientifically proved that kids are more innovative than adults and to back this statement, I have a story which says- There was the birthday of my son and he came to me and showed me his painting.

In the painting, he made a panda face. I said what is it? He replied I want you to make my birthday cake as same as the painting. By watching his innocent face, I said yes to him but I wasn’t familiar with the Panda Cake Recipe.

Just to keep my promise to my son, I called all my friends just to know how to make panda cake? There is a friend of mine who gave me the number of cake artists. I called her and I asked her about the Panda Cake Recipe.

She agreed to teach me the recipe of Panda Cake just as my son made in his painting. It took me some time to understand the recipe but I made it for my son and he loved it. I know there are many mothers like me whose kids demand such things and for those mothers, I will share Panda Cake Recipe.

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Ingredients For Panda Cake

For White Cream

IngredientsAmount
Box Of White Cake Mix1
Water1 Cup
Vegetable Oil1/3 Cup
Egg Whites4
Sour Cream1/4 Cup
Vanilla Pudding Mix1/4 Cup

For Frosting

IngredientsAmount
Vegetable Shortening1 Cup
Butter1/2 Cup
Granulated Sugar6 Cups
Milk3 tbsp
Vanilla Extract1 1/2 tsp
Cocoa Powder3 tbsp
Black Food Coloring1 Cup

For Decorations

IngredientsAmount
Black Modelling Chocolate2 ounce
White Modelling Chocolate1 ounce
Pink Modelling Chocolate1 ounce

While learning the recipe, I was curious to know the exact timing required to make this Panda Cake at home. I know that you also want to how much time it will take me to make Panda Cake at home. So let’s check it out.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
45 Mins25 Mins70 Mins

I did a lot efforts to know the recipe but you don’t have to because we have reached the final stage where I will tell the proper recipe step by step.

Panda Cake Recipe

Panda Cake recipe

For White Cakes

  1. At 350 degrees F, preheat the oven.
  2. With butter, brush the pan and spread flour accordingly with round parchment paper.
  3. With Cupcakes cavities brush the muffins. With butter and flour dust brush cupcakes cavities in a muffin tin.
  4. In a large bowl, add cake mix, water, pudding, sour cream, egg whites, and oil. Mix it properly.
  5. In the mixer, beat the mixture for half minutes, until it will become smooth.
  6. With the batter, fill the cupcake cavities.
  7. In the cake pans, divide the batter accordingly.
  8. For 30 minutes, bake the cakes and cupcakes, check by pricking the fork, if the fork comes out with moist crumbs it is ready then.
  9. For 10 minutes, cool them. 
  10. To form the cakes in the bear shape, place the cupcakes upside of the cake, so it will look like Panda’s ear.

For Frosting

  1. In the mixer, add shortening, sugar, and butter, beat until it will turn smooth or fluffy.
  2. In the mixer, add vanilla, milk to smooth the frosting. You can add more milk if required.
  3. Add more milk as needed to make the frosting soft enough to pipe through a star tip yet hold its shape.
  4. In a bowl, transfer 2 cups of frosting.
  5. Add cocoa powder, black food coloring, and milk in the small bowl of frosting.

For Decorations

  1. Roll out the black, white, and pink modeling chocolate with a pin.
  2. Cut black modeling chocolate into an oval shape.
  3. In four circles, cut the white modeling chocolate, cut white modeling chocolate in heart shapes, and four circles fro black modeling chocolate.
  4. With a piping gel, attach a white circle with a black one.
  5. On the top of the white circle, attach a black circle and with the edges of a small white heart attach them. Create 4b more eyes in the same process.
  6. Cut heart-shaped nose from black modeling chocolate.
  7. From Pink modeling, cut one heart and one circle.
  8. By using piping gel, attach points of heart with a circle over the top.

Decorate The Panda Bear Cakes

  1. By using frosting, attach eyes and nose in the cake.
  2. By using star tips, pipe white frosting on the cakes around eyes and nose. With black frosting pipe the stars over the ears.
  3. Place it in the refrigerator until it will come in use.

Finally, Panda Cake is ready. Make it at your kid’s birthday party, just like I did. I bet that it will surely be liked by your kid and his friends

Nutritional Facts Of Panda Cake

As a mother, I was very conscious of the fact that too much sweet is bad for kids. So, I have mentioned the nutritional breakdown of Panda Cake, from where you will come to know how many slices you need to give to your children.

Calories450
Fats19g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium350mg
Potassium70mg
Carbohydrates65g
Protein2g

How To Make Panda Cake at Home | Video

If you want to see how much can make Panda Cake in different shapes or sizes. I have added a video for you, so it’ll be easier for you.

Video By LeNsCake Kdi

I hope you’ve liked the recipe of Panda Cake. Whenever you’ll try this at home, share your kid’s valuable reviews with us in the comment section. And for more cake recipes, stay tuned.

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