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Ariel's Splashy Celebration Cake

Makes: Cake serves 63.
Skill Level: Medium

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Step 1

Several days in advance: Make cookies. Prepare and roll out dough. Cut 5 fish using cutter. Bake and cool cookies. Decorate with royal icing on waxed paper-covered board. Ice smooth. Pipe tip 3 dot eye; add tip 3 dot pupil. Pipe tip 6 bead fins and lips. Let dry.

Step 2

Also: Use royal icing to pipe seascape details on waxed paper-covered boards. For coral, pipe tip 16 branches, 10 each violet and rose. Pipe 12 pieces of green seaweed, 3 1/2 to 14 in. high, using tip 112. Let dry. Use Thinned Royal Icing in cut parchment bag to pipe bubble groups (1/2, 3/4 and 1 in. dots); let dry overnight then dust edges with Pearl Dust. And: Attach seaweed, 6 coral pieces, fish and bubble groups to lollipop sticks with icing. Trim lollipop sticks as needed; for tallest, tape 2 sticks together for extra height. Let dry.

Step 3

And: Mold candy pieces. Tint portions of candy orange, pink and yellow using candy colors. Mold 4 solid starfish and 8 marbleized seashells. Mold Ariel candy plaque.

Step 4

Bake and cool 2-layer cake; prepare for Center Column Construction. Ice smooth and spray with Color Mist. Position on 18 in. base plate. Ice outer edge of plate and sprinkle on brown sugar. Pipe tip 6 bead bottom border. Pipe tip 3 message. Insert 2 plastic dowel rods where candy plaque will sit. Attach candy plaque to center column with melted candy. Use icing to attach coral and candy shells around bottom of cake; position remaining pieces of seascape. Tie curling ribbon around exposed lollipop sticks; secure with melted candy.

*Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown.

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Disney Princess Ariel Icing Color Set ((red, teal, Ariel skin tone))


Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Violet Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

Royal Blue Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Black Icing Color

2 packages White Candy Melts® Candy

2 packages Red Candy Melts® Candy

Blue Color Mist? Food Color Spray

Meringue Powder

granulated sugar




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Expected ship date: 05/07/16



14 x 2 in. Round Pan

Cookie Sheet

Cooling Grid

11 3/4 in. Lollipop Sticks

Tall Tier Cake Stand ((18 in. Footed Base,?6 1/2 in. Columns (2), Bottom Column Bolt))

Cake Boards

Waxed paper

80 inches Light blue curling ribbon


Add some richness to your boxed assortments by including some luxurious swirled colors.

Use pans as molds when making solid decorative plaques. If your pan has detail, it may be painted in desired colors as you would for any candy mold.

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