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A Snowball Effect Cake

Let this snowman entertain your guests with his juggling act! Create this fun-to-make design using the Snowman and Mini Ball Pans.


Difficulty: Somewhat Easy


Step 1

Lightly ice hat and scarf area smooth.

Step 2

Ice face area fluffy with spatula. Trace mouth pattern with toothpick. Ice mouth smooth with spatula; pipe tip 4 bead tongue (smooth mouth and tongue with finger dipped in cornstarch). Ice snowman body fluffy with spatula.

Step 3

Cover scarf and buttons with tip 129 stars. Cut marshmallows in half and position for eyes and nose. Pipe tip 4 dot pupils (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Pipe tip 129 star cheeks.

Step 4

Cover hat with tip 129 stars; pipe tip 129 star holly leaves with tip 4 dot berries.

Step 5

To make pipe: ice top and bottom of marshmallow smooth, cover sides with tip 4 zigzags. Ice lollipop stick with green icing. Insert lollipop stick in marshmallow and position in cake.

Step 6

To make snowballs: Ice fluffy with spatula and thinned white icing. Position snowballs around snowman cake and place 1 1/2 in. lengths of licorice for motion lines.

Note: To achieve black shade add black icing color to chocolate icing. Use thinned white icing for snowman and snowballs.