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Castles in the Air Cake

Build her a dream scene that includes Castles in the Air. Our Romantic Castle Cake Set provides the architectural details that make this cookie, candy and color flow project so unique.


Difficulty: Medium


Step 1

One day in advance, make cookies, candy letters, turret towers and turret peaks. Roll out cookie dough and cut clouds, castle, girl, 4 medium funny flowers and 6 large funny flowers. Bake and cool.

Step 2

Use tip 3 and full-strength color flow icing to outline clouds, flowers and castle; let dry. When completely dry use tip 3 and thinned down color flow icing to fill in cookies.

Step 3

Pipe tip 5 full-strength icing dots on flower centers.

Step 4

To decorate girl, outline and pipe in legs with tip 5 and full-strength color flow icing; let dry.

Step 5

Use full strength color flow icing and tip 3 to pipe in eyes, nose and mouth.

Step 6

Pipe in tip 5 hair. Overpipe arms with tip 5.

Step 7

Pipe tip 3 flowers with tip 349 leaves. Pipe tip 3 crown and shoes; let dry completely.

Step 8

Mold message in Alphabet Candy Molds with pink-tinted candy. Refrigerate to set; unmold.

Step 9

Position 3 large, 2 medium and 2 small turret peaks on cooling grid placed over cookie sheet. Cover turret peaks with thinned down violet color flow icing; let dry.

Step 10

Trace castle door pattern on castle cookie with toothpick. Use tip 5 and full-strength color flow icing to outline and fill in door; let dry.

Step 11

Pipe tip 5 cobblestones around door with full-strength color flow. Pipe tip 5 windows on turret towers. Attach turret peaks and turret towers with full-strength color flow.

Step 12

Cover craft block base with foil; secure with straight pins. Attach lollipop sticks to cookies with melted candy. Attach girl with castle door with icing. Attach 2 sticks to back of castle with melted candy.Let set.

Step 13

For largest cloud, cut 3 lollipop sticks to 3 in. lengths and tape to 11 3/4 in. lollipop stick leaving 2 in. extended. Attach to back of cookie with melted candy; let set.

Step 14

Insert cookie castle into base. Attach large center turret tower to top base with full strength icing. Push all other turret towers 1 in. deep into base.

Step 15

Trim sticks on flowers to staggered lengths and insert into base. Insert clouds. Position curling ribbon.

Step 16

Attach candy message to base with melted candy.

**Note: Brown and Red-Red were combined for brown shown.