Surf’s up, dude! Grab your board and head on over for yummy birthday cake! Made using the Spongebob Cake Pan and Icing Color Set, this Hang Ten with Spongebob Cake is the perfect ending to any Spongebob-themed party. Write the birthday kids name on the surf board for an added touch of personalization. Large enough to serve about 12 kids, this cake is great for small birthday parties. If you’re having more than 12 kids, try making a side of cupcakes to match this cake! A fun and easy project for decorators of all skill levels, this Hang Ten with Spongebob Cake is sure to be a hit with any fan of the TV show!
At least 3 days in advance: Make fondant surfboard. Knead 1/2 teaspoon Gum-Tex into 7 oz. of fondant. Tint 5 oz. of fondant brown and 2 oz. red. Roll out brown fondant 1/4 in. thick and use pattern to cut surfboard body and fin. Roll out red fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut 7/8 in. wide strip to length of surfboard body; attach with damp brush. Reserve remaining brown and red fondant. Let dry 48 hours on cornstarch-dusted surface. When completely dry, position pattern on surfboard body and trace flower patterns with craft knife. Outline flowers with royal icing and tip 2; pipe in with tip 3 and thinned royal icing; let dry. Using pattern, trace finger area on surfboard with knife. Pipe fingers with tip 6. Outline fingers with tip 3, fill in with tip 16 stars. Attach 2 lollipop sticks to back of surfboard body with royal icing.
Trim off necktie, right arm and heel areas from cake. Ice sides and background areas smooth. Using buttercream, outline SpongeBob, spots, facial features, arm, hand, trunks, legs and feet with tip 3; outline tongue with tip 4. Pipe in tip 3 spots, eyes, irises, pupils, inside of mouth, teeth, cuff on sleeve; pipe in tongue with tip 4 (smooth all with finger dipped in cornstarch). Cover head, trunks, legs, arm and sleeve with tip 16 stars. Pipe tip 3 drawstring bow on trunks and string eyelashes. Roll out reserved brown and red fondant 1/8 in. thick. Using pattern, cut surfboard tip in brown and a 7/8 in. wide red strip to fit. Attach strip with damp brush. Outline flowers with royal icing and tip 2; pipe in using tip 3 and thinned royal icing. Pipe tip 21 C-motion bottom border. Insert surfboard body into cake side; position surfboard tip behind right leg and fin under surfboard; support surfboard body with marshmallows.