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Cheep Thrills Cake


Give family and friends something to chirp about during spring celebrations by serving this chick-shaped cake. It?s simple to create using our 3-Tier Paisley Pan Set and 10-Pc. Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set.
Makes: Cake serves 14.
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Step 1

In advance: Make beak and feet. Add 1/4 teaspoon Gum-Tex to 1 1/2 oz. fondant. Tint 1 oz. brown, 1/2 oz. orange. Roll out brown 1/8 in. thick. Cut a 2 1/4 x 1/2 in. strip. Wrap around end of Lollipop Stick for leg (leave remainder of stick bare to insert into cake); smooth. Repeat. Roll 4 logs, 1 1/2 in. long; match width to leg. Use Thinned Fondant Adhesive to attach to sides for toes. For beak, roll 3/4 in. ball of fondant into cone 1 1/4 in. long. Cut lollipop stick to 3 in. Insert into beak, leaving 2 1/2 in. exposed to insert into cake. Let pieces dry overnight on cornstarch-dusted surface.

Step 2

Bake and cool 1-layer cake. Prepare for rolled fondant.

Step 3

Tint 1/4 oz. fondant black, 36 oz. yellow. Roll out 1/8 in. thick as needed.

Step 4

Cover cake with rolled fondant, smoothing with Fondant Smoother.

Step 5

For wing, shape 4 oz. fondant into flattened teardrop, 3 x 4 1/2 in. long. Use veining tool to make indentations for feathers. Attach using damp brush. Cut black eye using wide end of tip; attach. Insert beak and legs.

Step 6

Sprinkle around cake with tinted coconut. Position jelly beans.

*Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown. Combine Brown with Red-Red for brown shown.

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Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Leaf Green Icing Color

Leaf Green Icing Color

Gum-Tex

Gum-Tex

shredded coconut

shredded coconut

Jelly beans

Jelly beans

cornstarch

cornstarch

Tools

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3-Tier Paisley Pan Set ((12.75 x 9 in. pan used))

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Brush Set

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$29.99

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Roll-N-Cut Mat

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Any Standard Tip

Any Standard Tip

6 in. Lollipop Sticks

6 in. Lollipop Sticks

Cake Boards

Cake Boards

zip-close plastic bags

zip-close plastic bags

Ruler

Ruler

Knife

Knife

Waxed paper

Waxed paper

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