Kit Kat Surfer Cake

kit kat surfer cake I made this kit kat surfer cake for my nephew Timmy who is turning 6! It is a vanilla cake with raspberry mousse filling, covered in blue buttercream frosting with a kit kat border surrounding the cake.  I used the buttercream to style a wave and added a bit of food coloring to get the darker blue color in the waves.

kit kat surfer cake

For the wave and ocean on top of the cake, I used buttercream frosting.  This worked surprisingly well because the buttercream crusts and holds its shape! The little surfer guy I found at my local cake store stuck to the frosting and I don’t have to worry about him falling off.  I used some americolor bright blue with a small paint brush and painted it on the buttercream before it had crusted.  I love how it turned out, and especially that I didn’t have to carve a cake or cover it in fondant to make a great looking wave!

kit kat surfer cake

I think the kit kats look a little like an old beach fence, and the kids can’t wait to get a slice with their very own kit kat.

Vanilla cake recipe Here

Buttercream recipe Here


Raspberry Moussse filling


  • one quart of pastry pride
  • 1/2 container of seedless raspberry filling


  1. defrost pastry pride in refrigerator over night
  2. put bowl and mixer attachment in freezer for at least 15 minutes
  3. pour pastry pride into bowl of kitchen aid and beat until stiff peaks form
  4. pour in raspberry filling and mix until incorporated;
  5. store in refrigerator covered
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other cakes using pastry pride or whipped cream


Banana Pudding Layer Cake

Spring cake

Easter Layer Cake


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