Buoy o' Buoy Cake
Set sail for a fun-filled birthday. Transform a 9 in. x 13 in. Sheet Pan cake into a wavy sea and build an ark from a Mini Loaf Pan cake and 3-D Egg Pan cake. Add figure-piped creatures and pretzel-stick giraffes to complete the scene.
Your favorite firm-textured batter cake recipe such as pound cake
- Easy-Add Golden Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Golden Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Brown Icing Color Add to shopping list Brown Icing Color
- Easy-Add Pink Icing Color Add to shopping list Pink Icing Color
- Easy-Add Sky Blue Icing Color Add to shopping list Sky Blue Icing Color
- Easy-Add Orange Icing Color Add to shopping list Orange Icing Color
- Easy-Add 9 x 13 in. Sheet Pan Add to shopping list 9 x 13 in. Sheet Pan
- Easy-Add Mini Loaf Pan Add to shopping list Mini Loaf Pan
- Gingerbread Set cookie cutters
- Easy-Add 3-D Egg Pan Set Add to shopping list 3-D Egg Pan Set
- Easy-Add Tip: 2A Add to shopping list Tip: 2A
- Easy-Add Tip: 2 Add to shopping list Tip: 2
- Easy-Add Tip: 3 Add to shopping list Tip: 3
- Easy-Add Tip: 4 Add to shopping list Tip: 4
- Easy-Add Tip: 12 Add to shopping list Tip: 12
- Easy-Add Tip: 16 Add to shopping list Tip: 16
- Easy-Add Tip: 48 Add to shopping list Tip: 48
- Easy-Add Tip: 104 Add to shopping list Tip: 104
- Easy-Add Dowel Rods Add to shopping list Dowel Rods
- Easy-Add Cake Circles Add to shopping list Cake Circles
Out of cookie dough, cute couple and two 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 inch roof panels. Bake and cool. Pipe tip 2 outfits, hair and facial features. Ice roof panel smooth. For giraffes: attach gumdrop face to pretzel rod with dots of royal icing. Let dry. Ice smooth with royal icing. Trim with tip 4 dots and add tip 2 facial features. For lions and elephants: with royal icing, figure pipe tip 2, 12, and 16 lion heads and tip 12 and 2 elephants (trunks will be piped later on cake). For birds: push gumdrop triangle wings onto gumdrop and add tip 2 faces.
Ice sheet cake smooth; top blue, sides white. Pipe tip 104 drape waves. Print tip 3 message on cake top.
Ice top half of egg cake and little loafer (cabin) cake smooth on cake circles cut to fit. Position cabin cake. Cover sides, then edge top of ark with tip 48 ribbed stripes. Pipe tip 12 elongated shell bow and stern trim. Edge cabin base and ark top with tip 3 bead border.
Cut and position dowel rods and push into ocean cake where ark will go. Position ark. Mound icing on cabin and position cookie roof. Trim roof with tip 2 scallops and beads. Push giraffes and attach lions, elephants, cookies and birds to ark. Pipe tip 12 elephant trunks on ark.