Earn Your Ears Mini Cakes
Each mini cake serves 1.
*For Minnie’s bow, tint a portion of fondant rose with a dot of violet for pink shown. Knead 1/8 teaspoon of Gum-Tex into fondant.
Make bow: Roll out pink fondant to 1/16 in. thick. Cut three strips 1 1/2 in. x 1/2 in., fold two strips into loops, brush ends with water pinch ends. Place loop ends touching. Wrap the third strip around center, securing with damp brush. Attach to Minnie’s hat with damp brush.
Bake and cool cakes. Position cakes on cooling grid over waxed paper.
Melt Dark Cocoa Candy Melts and add black candy color. Pour over cakes, tap grid gently to cover cakes evenly and eliminate air bubbles. Let set.
Make ears: Place medium round cut-out on cookie sheet. Pour melted candy into center of cut-out filling 1/8 to 1/4 in. deep. Tap sheet gently to eliminate air bubbles. Make two ears for each cake. Refrigerate until set. Gently remove.
Attach ears: On warming tray or warm cookie sheet, gently slide edge of ear to melt and attach to cake. Hold in place until set. Repeat for second ear.
Attach icing decoration and fondant bow with dot of melted candy.
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