Castle of the Animals Cake
Playfully play the angles by constructing a castle from cake and cookies. Stack a 3-layer 8 in. Square Pancake, a 1-layer 12 in. Hexagon Pan cake and a 2-layer 6-inch Round Pan cake to create the foundation and add cookie towers shaped with our patterns.
- Easy-Add Lemon Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Lemon Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Sky Blue Icing Color Add to shopping list Sky Blue Icing Color
- Easy-Add Pink Icing Color Add to shopping list Pink Icing Color
- Easy-Add Leaf Green Icing Color Add to shopping list Leaf Green Icing Color
- Easy-Add Black Icing Color Add to shopping list Black Icing Color
Cake serves 46.
- Easy-Add 6 in. Round Pan Add to shopping list 6 in. Round Pan
- Easy-Add 8 in. Square Pan Add to shopping list 8 in. Square Pan
- Easy-Add 12 in. Hexagon Pan Add to shopping list 12 in. Hexagon Pan
- Easy-Add Tip: 1D Add to shopping list Tip: 1D
- Easy-Add Tip: 2 Add to shopping list Tip: 2
- Easy-Add Tip: 2B Add to shopping list Tip: 2B
- Easy-Add Tip: 3 Add to shopping list Tip: 3
- Easy-Add Tip: 4 Add to shopping list Tip: 4
- Easy-Add Tip: 6 Add to shopping list Tip: 6
- Easy-Add Tip: 16 Add to shopping list Tip: 16
- Easy-Add Tip: 47 Add to shopping list Tip: 47
- Easy-Add Tumbling Bears Topper Set Add to shopping list Tumbling Bears Topper Set
- Train Candle Holder Set or
- Easy-Add Baby-themed candles of your choice Add to shopping list Baby-themed candles of your choice
- Easy-Add Rocking Horse cookie cutter Add to shopping list Rocking Horse cookie cutter
- Easy-Add Duck Perimeter Cookie Cutter Add to shopping list Duck Perimeter Cookie Cutter
- Easy-Add Teddy Bear Perimeter Cutter Add to shopping list Teddy Bear Perimeter Cutter
- Easy-Add Elephant Metal Cutter Add to shopping list Elephant Metal Cutter
- Easy-Add Wooden Dowel Rods Add to shopping list Wooden Dowel Rods
- Easy-Add 13 in. Hexagon Separator Plate Add to shopping list 13 in. Hexagon Separator Plate
- Easy-Add Cake Board Add to shopping list Cake Board
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
Snow White Buttercream is recommended for its ability to set without breaking for easier handling of cookies.
Bake and decorate cookies at least 1 day ahead of time. Roll out cookie dough. Using patterns, trace and cut out one left side and one right side Castle Tower and six Dormer Roof Pieces. Bake and cool.
Ice tower cookies smooth, ice window area in black. Pipe tip 47 ridged side bands for window sills, at top tower edges, and on sides of roof pieces.
Cover triangular tower tops with tip 16 stars. Outline window areas with tip 6 strings. Attach roof pieces with icing and edge with tip 4 beads.
Figure pipe birds using tips 2 and 6. Use Snow White buttercream icing. Hold bag at 90° angle and pipe tip 6 bead body and head. Add tip 2 pull-out feathers and beak, tip 2 dot eyes. Let dry.
Ice 3-layer 8 in. square cake smooth and prepare for stacked construction. Imprint Elephant, Rocking Horse, Duck and Teddy Bear Cookie Cutters on cake sides. Pipe tip 3 outline around imprints, fill in with tip 16 stars.
Pipe tip 1D bands around each side of cake. Pipe tip 4 beads on inner edge of bands; pipe tip 6 bead border Attach candy discs in each corner with icing.
Ice 1-layer hexagon cake smooth and prepare for stacked construction. Mark Hexagon Side Pattern on five of six sides. Pipe alternating tip 3 and tip 6 vertical lines on cake sides.
Trim design with tip 4 beads and add tip 6 bead bottom border. Write tip 6 message, overpipe with tip 3.
Ice 2-layer 6 in. round cake smooth. Pipe tip 47 ridged side vertical bands around cake approximately 3/4 in. apart. Pipe tip 2B top and bottom band border. Add tip 2 beads on sides of bands, tip 2 dots between bands. Pipe tip 3 string track on cake top. Add tip 3 bead border to cake top; pipe tip 3 ball above vertical bands.
Pipe tip 6 stones around tunnel entry and tip 6 double bead border on sides of castle towers.
Attach castle towers with dowel rods supporting from behind. Position train and bears.