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Color Me Cupid Cake

What is cuter than a cupid? Two cupids and a sensational heart-shaped filled cake! The cupids are made of cookies, and the Heart Tasty Fill Pan Set makes creating this special valentine treat so easy. It’s a very special Valentine’s day dessert.


Difficulty: Somewhat Difficult


Step 1

Attach crayons to hands, and attach heart "wings" and easels to backs of cupids using melted candy. Let set and arrange with cake.

Step 2

Several days ahead add 1/2 teaspoon Gum Tex to 6 oz. rolled fondant. Tint 1 oz, of each color fondant Rose, Christmas Red, and Red-Red; reserve white. Shape crayons into log 1 1/16 in. long x 1/4 in. thick. Let dry on waxed paper- covered board. Lighten fondant for wrapper 3/4 in. x 3 1/4 in. long, attach with damp brush. Draw lines with Food Writer marker. Roll out 1 oz. white fondant 1/16 in. thick and cut out 1 heart for each cupid, set aside and let dry.

Step 3

Prepare Roll-Out Cookie Recipe and tint copper for flesh tone. Roll out dough and cut out 2 cupids using 4 in. gingerbread boy cutter. Cut 4 rectangular easels measuring 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. Bake and cool.

Step 4

Divide and tint Royal Icing Copper, Black, Lemon Yellow and Golden Yellow combination. Using tip 3 decorate cupids: pipe yellow e-motion hair, copper dot noses and cheeks, and black dot eyes and string mouths. Let set. Rollout white fondant and cut out 1 diaper for each cupid using pattern. Wrap around cupid cookies, attaching with white royal icing.

Step 5

Bake your favorite cake recipe according to pan directions in Heart Tasty-Fill pan. Prepare Buttercream Icing and tint Rose, dark Rose, and Christmas Red and Red-Red combination. Ice cake smooth in rose buttercream. Using tip 3 and red icing, pipe e-motion on cake top. Using tips 1, 2, 3, 5, and 8 and red and dark rose icings, randomly pipe words on cake sides. Pipe tip 5 bead bottom border in rose icing.