1-2 days in advance: Make cookies. Prepare and roll out dough. Cut 2 medium and 4 large squares using cutters from set. Trim 1/2 in. off one large square to make rectangle. Cut out number using cutter from set. Bake and cool cookies.
Using full-strength color flow, outline cookies with tip 3; flow in with thinned color flow. Let dry overnight on waxed paper-covered boards.
Decorate with full-strength color flow. Pipe tip 3 or tip 5 ribbons; pat smooth with fingertip dipped in cornstarch. Use tip 5 to pipe beads for bow loops and dot for center knot. Let dry. Attach Lollipop Sticks to backs using melted candy; allow stick to extend at bottom to insert into cake
Bake and cool cake. Decorate truck using Buttercream. Ice cake sides, truck cab and background areas smooth. Outline features using tip 3. Use tip 8 to fill in smooth areas
on truck; pat smooth with fingertip. Use tip 3 to fill in headlight, fender, running board, wheel hubs, bumper, smokestack and connecting shaft. Pipe tip 8 tires; smooth with fingertip. Pipe tip 5 dot lugnuts and axle (flatten with fingertip). Cover truck with tip 18 stars. Pipe tip 2A head; pipe tip 3 pull-out hair, tip 2 dot nose, tip 1 dot eyes and
outline mouth. Pipe tip 21 shell bottom border. Attach confetti to cake sides and number cookie. Insert cookies. Curl 12 in. lengths of ribbon and attach.
* Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown.
* Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown.
* Combine Leaf Green with Lemon Yellow for green shown.
* Combine Brown with Red-Red for brown shown.
This candle-decked semi lights up a road warrior?s special day. Construct the truck cake from Long Loaf Pan and Mini Loaf Pan cakes, and add a sweet salutation using letters formed in our Alphabet Candy Mold.
Construct a worksite around a vibrantly decorated cake and an equally colorful crane created from a Choo Choo Train Pan cake. Beef up the birthday-boy connection with a piped-icing name and crane-operator face and Smiley Flames Chunky Candles.