Are You My Mummy? Cake
Non-toxic chalk in brown
Cake serves 12.
Bake cake using firm batter such as pound cake. Remove from pan and let cool on rack. Ice cake smooth with buttercream.
Roll two 1 1/2 in. fondant balls for eyes, place on cake. Color a 5/8 in. ball of fondant green. Cut ball in half and flatten to use for irises; attach with damp brush. Roll a 3/8 in. ball of fondant black, cut ball in half and flatten to make pupils; attach with damp brush. Roll fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut strips of white fondant 3/4 in. to 1 in. wide. Place strips on cake. Crisscross pieces and attach with damp brush. Dust edges of strips with brush dipped in brown chalk dust.
To make spider, roll black fondant 3/8 in. long for body, 1/4 in. ball for head and each leg is 1/4 in. long x 1/16 in. across. Attach with damp brush.
*Combine Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow for green shown.
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