Chimney Champ Cake
This Santa cake loves being the center of attention at holiday parties. Here he’s caught in a chimney made of crisped rice cereal treat bricks!
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Favorite crisped rice cereal treats (2 1/2 recipes needed)
Cake serves 12. Each whole brick serves 1.
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- 15 x 24 in. foamcore board (1/2 in. thick)
- Waxed paper
In advance: Make 20 bricks in Petite Loaf pan. Prepare cereal treat mixture and press into lightly greased cavities. Release immediately onto greased waxed paper-covered boards. Cut 2 bricks in half. Cover all with plastic wrap until needed. Also: Tint 24 oz. fondant red; roll out small portion 1/8 in. thick. Cut letters using cutters from 101 Cutter Set.
Bake and cool cake in snowman pan. Position on wrapped foamcore board. Lightly ice hat area. Use tip 5 to outline and fill in eyes and mouth (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Cover face with tip 16 stars; overpipe nose for dimension. Use tip 18 to pipe reverse shell beard and moustache and elongated shell eyebrows.
Roll out remaining red fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut a 6 x 15 in. hat and attach; shape a tapered, pleated top and fold toward side. Pipe tip 1M zigzag brim and rosette pompom.
Position bricks on board with icing "mortar." Pipe tip 1A pull-out snow on chimney top (smooth with finger). Tint 16 oz. fondant green. Roll out fondant 1 in. thick. Use mitten cutter to cut 2 shapes (reverse one shape for opposite mitten).
Position mittens and letters.