Bake and cool football cake. Decorate dragon
body cake and cookies with buttercream
Stack tail and head/
neck cookies with
icing; attach single
head. Position all
cookies except legs
on prepared base
board. Use tip 4 to
pipe in mouth; pat
smooth with finger
dipped in cornstarch.
Pipe in tip 2 teeth; pat
smooth. Use tip 4 to
outline stomach and
neck sections, spacing
sections 1 in. apart on
stomach area, 3/4 in.
apart on neck. Pipe in
sections with tip 16 stars. Cover tail, back and
top of neck with tip 104 ruffle scales. Pipe tip
12 ball eyes; pat smooth. Pipe tip 3 dot pupils;
pat smooth. Ice nostril area smooth. Use tip 12
to outline, building up nostrils and eyebrows
for dimension. Cover head with tip 16 stars.
Use tip 4 to outline feet; fill in with tip 16 stars.
Cover top of legs with tip 104 ruffle scales.
Position leg cookies.