Goal-Oriented Girl Cake
Soccer Mom?s can kick it up a notch with this Goal-Oriented Girl cake. For a special treat, present the soccer ball cookie to the team?s MVP! (Hint: For black icing, start with chocolate icing so less color will need to be added.)
Cake serves 12.
Bake and cool circle cookie. Outline with Tip 3 strings to resemble soccer ball; fill in with Tip 14 stars. Set aside.
Trim off top leg area of cake. Ice sides and background areas of cake smooth.
Outline face, hands, shirt, pants and shoes with Tip 3.
Fill in shoes with tip 8 zigzags (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Pipe Tip 3 dot and string facial features.
Cover face, hands, bows, shirt, pants and legs with Tip 16 stars.
Add Tip 16 pull-out star hair. Pipe Tip 4 cleats. Position cookie on cake.
Add Tip 233 pull-out grass bottom border.
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!
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!
Characters or designs are often outlined first, then piped in with stars or zigzags. Outlines can also be used for facial features.
The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The pull-out star technique can be used for fun, furry creatures, or for textured hair for your cakes.
The star tip creates the most popular, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the star tip makes ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Use for borders, details such as buttons and facial features, flower centers, filling in cakes baked in shaped pans.