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Festive Fox Cake


Trot into your next summer party with this adorable fox cake. Our Decorator Preferred Fondant and provided patterns make creating this cake a breeze!
Makes: Cake Serves 6
Skill Level: Easy

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Step 1

Make head 2 days in advance. Tint 1 oz. of fondant black and 18 oz. orange. Reserve remaining white fondant. Use 9 in. fondant roller to roll out orange fondant 1/4 in. thick. Use knife and pattern to cut orange head. Place piece on cornstarch-dusted cake board. Let dry, at least 24 hours.

Step 2

Make ears and tail also 2 days in advance. Knead 1/4 teaspoon Gum-Tex into 1 oz. orange fondant. Use 9 in. fondant roller with purple guide rings to roll out orange fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use knife and pattern to cut two ears; reverse pattern for second ear. Use knife and pattern to cut orange tail. Place pieces on cornstarch-dusted cake board. Let dry, at least 24 hours.

Step 3

Make belly and eyes also 2 days in advance. Knead 1/4 teaspoon Gum-Tex into 1 oz. white fondant. Use 9 in. fondant roller with purple guide rings to roll out white fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use knife and patterns to cut belly and eyes. Place pieces on cornstarch-dusted cake board. Let dry, at least 24 hours.

Step 4

Make nose, pupils, eye highlights and tail tip also 2 days in advance. Use 9 in. fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out black and reserved white fondant, separately, 1/16 in. thick. Use straight side of F oval cut-out to cut black nose. Use straight side of E round cut-out to cut black pupils. Use narrow end of tip 12 to cut white eye highlights. Use 9 in. fondant roller with purple guide rings to roll out orange and white fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use knife and pattern to cut white tip of tail. Use knife to trim out triangles. Use damp brush to attach tip to tail.

Step 5

Make cakes. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool 1-layer cake, 2 in. high.

Step 6

Cover cake with fondant. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Use spatula and icing to ice cake lightly. Cover cake with orange fondant.

Step 7

Decorate cake. Use tip 3, cut disposable decorating bag and dots of icing to attach belly, head, eyes, pupils, and eye highlights to cake.

Prepare thinned fondant adhesive following recipe directions. Use scissors to trim lollipop sticks to 3 in. Insert sticks into top corners of cake, extending 1 in. to hold ears. Use brush and thinned fondant adhesive to attach ears to sticks. Position tail next to cake.

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Black Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Copper Icing Color

Copper Icing Color

Creamy Peach Icing Color

Creamy Peach Icing Color ((Combine Copper with Creamy Peach for orange shown. ))

cornstarch

cornstarch

Gum-Tex?

Gum-Tex?

Favorite Cake Mix or Recipe

3 1/2 cups of your Favorite Cake Mix or Recipe

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9 in. Fondant Roller ((purple and pink guide rings used))

$6.99

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Round Double Cut-Outs Set ((E cut-out used))

$5.99

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$1.19

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Expected ship date: 10/08/16

Plastic ruler

Plastic ruler

Knife

Knife

10 in. Cake Boards

10 in. Cake Boards

6 x 2 in. Square Pan

6 x 2 in. Square Pan

Cooling Grid

Cooling Grid

Spatula

Spatula

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

food-safe scissors

food-safe scissors

4 in. Lollipop Sticks

4 in. Lollipop Sticks

How to Make an Easy Fondant Fox Cake
Watch: How to Make an Easy Fondant Fox Cake

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Festive Fox Cake is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love love love love love love love love love love love it
Date published: 2014-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Cute It is so cute, I think I will try making it for my 2 year old brother
Date published: 2016-01-26
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