Duck Under Cover Cake
This duck loves fowl weather and he’ll brighten any baby shower! The Duck Under Cover Cake features a 3-D Rubber Ducky Cake holding a big fondant umbrella made in our Sports Ball Pan.
- Easy-Add Royal Blue Icing Color Add to shopping list Royal Blue Icing Color
- Easy-Add Lemon Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Lemon Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Golden Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Golden Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Violet Icing Color Add to shopping list Violet Icing Color
- Easy-Add Orange Icing Color Add to shopping list Orange Icing Color
- Easy-Add Black Icing Color Add to shopping list Black Icing Color
- Easy-Add Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant Pastel Colors Multi Pack Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant Pastel Colors Multi Pack
- Easy-Add White Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list White Candy Melts® Candy
- Easy-Add Gum-Tex™ Add to shopping list Gum-Tex™
- Easy-Add FoodWriters™ Neon Colors Edible Color Markers Add to shopping list FoodWriters™ Neon Colors Edible Color Markers
- Easy-Add Meringue Powder Add to shopping list Meringue Powder
Cake serves 60.
- Easy-Add 3-D Rubber Ducky Pan Add to shopping list 3-D Rubber Ducky Pan
- Easy-Add Sports Ball Pan Set Add to shopping list Sports Ball Pan Set
- Easy-Add Hexagon Pan Set Add to shopping list Hexagon Pan Set
- Easy-Add Tip: 6 Add to shopping list Tip: 6
- Easy-Add Tip: 18 Add to shopping list Tip: 18
- Easy-Add Tip: 32 Add to shopping list Tip: 32
- Easy-Add Leaf Cut-Outs™ Add to shopping list Leaf Cut-Outs™
- Easy-Add Cutter/Embosser Add to shopping list Cutter/Embosser
- Easy-Add Rolling Pin Add to shopping list Rolling Pin
- Easy-Add Roll-N-Cut Mat Add to shopping list Roll-N-Cut Mat
- Easy-Add Rubber Ducky Candy Mold Add to shopping list Rubber Ducky Candy Mold
- Easy-Add 4 in. Lollipop Sticks Add to shopping list 4 in. Lollipop Sticks
- Easy-Add Duck Perimeter Cookie Cutter Add to shopping list Duck Perimeter Cookie Cutter
- Easy-Add Circle Metal Cutter Add to shopping list Circle Metal Cutter
- Easy-Add 8 in. Cookie Treat Sticks Add to shopping list 8 in. Cookie Treat Sticks
- Easy-Add Fluted Bowl Separator Set Add to shopping list Fluted Bowl Separator Set
- Easy-Add Cake Boards Add to shopping list Cake Boards
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
- Easy-Add Plastic Dowel Rods Add to shopping list Plastic Dowel Rods
- Easy-Add Cake Dividing Set Add to shopping list Cake Dividing Set
- Easy-Add 6 in. Cake Circle Add to shopping list 6 in. Cake Circle
- 4 yards Violet curling ribbon
- Craft knife
- Waxed paper
- 17 in. Hexagon double-thick card board or 1/4 in. foamcore board
- Cellophane Tape
At least 3 days in advance: Make large fondant umbrella. Combine 1 pk. each yellow and green fondant from Multi Pack; add 1/2 teaspoon of Gum-Tex to fondant.
Also in advance: Make fondant side ducks and umbrellas. Tint 12 oz. pastel yellow fondant with Lemon Yellow color to deepen color.
Roll out 1/4 in. thick. Cut 6 large ducks using plastic cutter. Let ducks dry on waxed paper-covered board dusted with cornstarch.
For small ducks, dust candy mold cavities with cornstarch. Press 1/2 oz. of yellow fondant into each cavity; unmold and let dry on board dusted with cornstarch. When dry, add eyes and beak to all ducks with FoodWriter markers. Make 6 small umbrellas.
For violet fondant, combine 1 oz. each pink and blue fondant and tint with Violet color. Roll out pink, blue and violet fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut circles using cutter; cut circles in half and cut scallops using wide end of tip 6.
Score rib lines on umbrellas using straight-edge wheel of Cutter/Embosser. Roll small balls of fondant and attach for top button using damp brush.
Let umbrellas dry on waxed paper-covered board dusted with cornstarch. Attach lollipop stick to back of each small umbrella with melted candy.
Prepare cakes for
Alternate 2-Plate construction. Position duck on 10 in. plate and ice beak smooth. Add tip 6 dot eyes.
Cover body with tip 18 stars. Overpipe front wing with tip 18 pull-out stars, piped to point toward front of duck. Ice hexagon cake smooth.
Attach small umbrellas to large ducks with melted candy. Roll out deep yellow fondant 1/4 in. thick; cut wings using medium Leaf Cut-Out.
Attach wing to large ducks with melted candy. Attach large and small ducks, 1 in. from bottom of cake with dots of icing.
Spatula stripe bag with light and dark blue icing; pipe tip 32 C-scroll bottom borders. Cut curling ribbon into five 25 in. lengths. Tape center of ribbon inside top rim of Fluted Bowl Separator.
At reception: Assemble cakes and insert large umbrella.
*Brand confectionery coating.