Fondant layering is easy and fun?as proven by this awesome fish-in-the-sea cake! For the wave effect, cut light and dark strips using the Cut-N-Spin Rotating Cutting Board to create the up-and-down edge with ease.
Tint 24 oz. fondant light blue, 10 oz. medium blue and 8 oz. dark blue. Cover cake with light blue fondant. Smooth with Fondant Smoother; trim off excess.
Roll out medium blue 1/16 in. thick. Using Rotary Cutter, cut two strips 2 1/2 in. wide x 13 in. long. Place strips on Cut-N-Spin. Using Rotary Cutter, cut a wavy edge on each strip, varying height from 2 in. to 2 1/2 in. deep. Brush wave area on cake with Thinned Fondant Adhesive. Attach strips, trimming as needed.
Roll out dark blue 1/16 in. thick. Using Rotary Cutter, cut two strips 1 1/2 in. wide x 13 in. long. Repeat process for cutting a wavy edge on each strip. Attach below medium blue strips with adhesive.
Tint 1 oz. fondant each orange and green. Roll out colors 1/8 in. thick. For fish bodies, cut a circle in each color using largest Cut-Out. Use Funny Flower Cut-Outs to cut 1 small mouth, 2 medium fins and 1 large tail. Score mouth line with Rotary Cutter. For top fin, use Rotary Cutter to trim off a 2-petal wedge; trim bottom edge to curve around body, for a 1/2 in. deep fin. For side fins, use Rotary Cutter to trim off a 3-petal wedge. For tail, use Rotary Cutter to cut off a 3-petal wedge. Attach body and features to cake with adhesive. For eyes, roll 1/8 in. balls of white fondant. Attach with adhesive.
Using black FoodWriter, draw pupils on eyes. Using blue FoodWriter, draw swirls and bubbles on waves.
Set the stage for seafaring fun! Use cutters in our 50-Piece Animal Pals Cutter Set create fish, octopus and dolphin cookies. Energize the creatures with bright-colored Ice-A-Cookie Ready-To-Use Cookie Icings.