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Eggs In One Basket Cake and Cookies


Picture this Easter basket cake topped with decorated egg cookies at the center of your family table! Beautiful basketweave piping on the side and a gum paste rope handle create the amazing effect. Follow our step-by-step techniques to make it happen!
Makes: Cake serves 11; each cookie serves 1
Skill Level: Somewhat Easy

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Step 1

2 days in advance, make rope handle. Use 7 oz. gum paste to roll two logs, each 5/8 in. dia. x 20 in. long. Twist logs together to make a rope, 8 in. wide x 6 in. high. Trim as needed. Insert a 6 in. lollipop stick at each end, leaving 4 in. extended. Let dry 24 hours on cornstarch-dusted cake board.

Step 2

1 day in advance, make cookies. Prepare and roll out cookie dough following recipe directions. Use egg cutter from set to cut six cookies. Bake and cool.

Prepare Color Flow icing following recipe directions. Tint portions orange, blue, yellow, violet, light rose and dark rose. Reserve a portion of white.

Use tip 3 and white or tinted icing to outline cookies. Let dry 5 to 10 minutes.

Thin portions of each color. Use thinned icing in outline color and cut disposable bag to flow in cookies. Let dry 24 hours. Reserve remaining full-strength icing.

Step 3

Make cake. Prepare cake batter following mix or recipe directions. Bake and cool 1-layer cake, 3 in. high. Position cake on foil-wrapped cake circle.

Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint a portion leaf green. Use spatula to ice top smooth in green and sides smooth in white. Reserve remaining icing.

Step 4

Decorate cookies. Use tip 3 and reserved full-strength Color Flow to pipe dots, zigzags and outlines in desired colors. Pat dots smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch. Let dry 1 hour.

Step 5

Decorate cake. Use tip 47 (serrated side up) and white buttercream icing to pipe basketweave on cake sides.

Insert rope handle in cake top. Use tip 234 and green icing to pipe pull-out grass.

Position cookies on cake top. Use tip 234 and green buttercream icing to pipe pull-out grass between cookies.

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cornstarch

cornstarch

Orange Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Sky Blue Icing Color

Sky Blue Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color ((Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown))

Violet Icing Color

Violet Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

Rose Icing Color ((Combine Violet with Rose for shades of violet shown))

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Favorite cake recipe or mix

Leaf Green Icing Color

Leaf Green Icing Color

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Plastic ruler

Plastic ruler

Knife

Knife

6 in. Lollipop Sticks

6 in. Lollipop Sticks

14 x 20 in. Jumbo Aluminum Cookie Sheet

14 x 20 in. Jumbo Aluminum Cookie Sheet

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

10 in. Cake Circles

10 in. Cake Circles

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Fanci-Foil Wrap

The Zigzag is a popular way to fill in outlined areas, perfect for ribbed sweater and cuff effects. You can also use tight zigzags to cover the entire side of your cake—they look great!

Fondant ropes are an easy way to add dimension and color to a project. The twisted texture of the rope is outstanding for a cake border, garlands or shaped into candies like candy canes and lollipops. Can be used with the natural twisting look or smoothed out; it can have a tailored look or be fun and casual.

This technique turns any treat into beautiful baskets. Perfect for Easter, Mother's Day, bridal or any Spring and summertime theme.

Pipe dots for flower centers, faces, figure piping and border effects. When making large dots, lift the tip as you squeeze to allow icing to fill out completely.

The grass tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the grass tip makes ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Our step-by-step video shows you how!

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