Buddies on the Block Cakes
Animal-topped petit fours are a fun addition to baby showers or an infant’s birthday party. Use our patterns and fondant and piped icing details to turn Mini Stand-Up Bear cakes into jolly jungle creatures.
- Easy-Add Royal Blue Icing Color Add to shopping list Royal Blue Icing Color
- Easy-Add Lemon Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Lemon Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Leaf Green Icing Color Add to shopping list Leaf Green Icing Color
- Easy-Add Pink Icing Color Add to shopping list Pink Icing Color
- Easy-Add Violet Icing Color Add to shopping list Violet Icing Color
- Easy-Add Golden Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Golden Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Orange Icing Color Add to shopping list Orange Icing Color
- Easy-Add Brown Icing Color Add to shopping list Brown Icing Color
- Easy-Add Christmas Red Icing Color Add to shopping list Christmas Red Icing Color
- Easy-Add Black Icing Color Add to shopping list Black Icing Color
Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant (108 oz.)Easy-Add Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant
- Easy-Add Jumbo Confetti Sprinkles Add to shopping list Jumbo Confetti Sprinkles
Each Cake Block with Animal serves 15.
- Easy-Add Mini Stand-Up Bear Pan Set Add to shopping list Mini Stand-Up Bear Pan Set
- Easy-Add 6 x 2 in. Square Pan Add to shopping list 6 x 2 in. Square Pan
- Easy-Add Tip: 2A Add to shopping list Tip: 2A
- Easy-Add Tip: 3 Add to shopping list Tip: 3
- Easy-Add Tip: 13 Add to shopping list Tip: 13
- Easy-Add Tip: 16 Add to shopping list Tip: 16
- Easy-Add Wide Glide™ Rolling Pin Add to shopping list Wide Glide™ Rolling Pin
- Easy-Add Roll-N-Cut Mat Add to shopping list Roll-N-Cut Mat
- Easy-Add Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother Add to shopping list Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother
- Easy-Add Brush Set Add to shopping list Brush Set
- Easy-Add A-B-C and 1-2-3 Cutter Set Add to shopping list A-B-C and 1-2-3 Cutter Set
- Easy-Add Tapered Spatula Add to shopping list Tapered Spatula
- Easy-Add Cake Boards Add to shopping list Cake Boards
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
In advance: Make fondant ears. Roll out 1 oz. white fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use patterns to cut animal ears (flip pattern for 2nd ear). Let dry on cornstarch-dusted board.
For animals: Bake and cool mini bear cakes. Cut off ears. Shape feet using 3/4 in. fondant ovals; attach with icing. Pipe tip 2A elephant trunk. Pipe tip 16 star tiger stripes. For all, ice smooth soles of feet and inside areas of fondant ears. Attach ears with icing. Pipe tip 3 dot eyes, outline mouths and dot or fill-in noses. Cover animals with tip 13 stars; overpipe arms for dimension. Pipe tip 16 pullout star lion’s mane.
For blocks: Bake and cool 2-layer cakes. Tint fondant: 4 oz. violet; 24 oz. each blue, yellow, green, pink. Roll out 1/8 in. thick as needed. Prepare and cover cakes with rolled fondant. Cut letters; attach using damp brush. Attach confetti using icing dots.
* Combine Orange with Christmas Red for dark orange on tiger.
* Combine Brown with Christmas Red for brown shown.
* Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow lion; combine Orange with Golden Yellow for orange mane.
* Combine Violet with Pink for violet shown.