Construct ocean-going excitement with a pirate ship crafted from cupcakes and candy. Follow our diagram to build the boat using cupcakes baked in the silicone cups in our Transportation Puzzle Cakes! Set.
Follow diagram in Pattern for positioning of silicone cups from Puzzle Cakes! Set on cookie sheet (place round cups apart from each other). Bake and cool cupcakes.
Position on foil-wrapped cake board. Use tip 789 to cover sail and boat with icing. Use spatula to smooth and score horizontal lines on boat and vertical line on sail. Pipe tip 21 zigzags on top edge of boat; position candy-coated chocolates. Pipe tip 6 outline and fill in portholes, 1 1/2 in. diameter (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Position yellow candy-coated chocolates. Attach candy stick to board between sail and boat with dots of icing. Ice round face cupcakes smooth. Pipe in tip 6 bandannas (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Using tip 3, pipe dot eyes, pupils, nose; pipe in eye patch and add outline string, mouth and dot cheeks. Pipe tip 352 pull-out tails on bandannas. Position icing decoration name.
Make it epic. Shape cupcake-topping pirate cookies using the bear cutter from our Mini Noah?s Ark Metal Cutter Set; fill Silicone Baking Cups with crisped rice cereal treat and candies to create the treat-bearing fleet; and display it all on a blue plastic wrap sea.