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Cornerback Cake

Part cake, part candy builds a good-looking footballer! Mold melted candy in our Helmet Pan to create a team-colors plaque to set atop a Round Pan cake covered in skin-tone fondant.


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Step 1

In advance: Make candy plaque helmet. Use melted white candy in cut parchment bag to fill earpiece and face guard sections of cake pan; chill until firm. Overpipe face guard for strength; chill. Fill helmet area with red candy to 3/4 in. deep. Chill until firm.

Step 2

Bake and cool 1-layer round cake. Prepare and cover with 16 oz. skin tone fondant . Position candy helmet on cake.

Step 3

Tint 4 oz. fondant yellow, 1/4 oz. black; reserve 1/4 oz. white. Roll out 1/8 in. thick as needed. Cut number using small size cutter from set; attach using damp brush. Cut 1 x 8 in. long stripe; attach, trimming as needed. Cut eye with wide end of tip 1. Cut pupil with narrow end of tip 2A; cut 1 in. long eyebrow. Roll 1 in. ball nose. Attach features.

*Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown.