Elmo's the Birthday Baker Cake
- Easy-Add Christmas Red Icing Color Add to shopping list Christmas Red 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 Lemon Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Lemon Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Kelly Green Icing Color Add to shopping list Kelly Green Icing Color
- Easy-Add Royal Blue Icing Color Add to shopping list Royal Blue Icing Color
- Easy-Add Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant
- Easy-Add Elmo Icing Decorations Add to shopping list Elmo Icing Decorations
- Easy-Add Meringue Powder Add to shopping list Meringue Powder
Cakes serve 40; each cookie and cupcake serves 1.
- Easy-Add Elmo pan Add to shopping list Elmo pan
- Easy-Add 11 x 15 in. Sheet Pan Add to shopping list 11 x 15 in. Sheet Pan
- Easy-Add Cookie Sheet Add to shopping list Cookie Sheet
- Easy-Add Cooling Grid Add to shopping list Cooling Grid
- Easy-Add Standard muffin pan Add to shopping list Standard muffin pan
- Easy-Add Tip: 2 Add to shopping list Tip: 2
- Easy-Add Tip: 3 Add to shopping list Tip: 3
- Easy-Add Tip: 16 Add to shopping list Tip: 16
- Easy-Add Brush Set Add to shopping list Brush Set
- Easy-Add Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother Add to shopping list Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother
- 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 Elmo Baking Cups Add to shopping list Elmo Baking Cups
- Easy-Add Disposable Decorating Bags Add to shopping list Disposable Decorating Bags
- Easy-Add Standard Coupler Add to shopping list Standard Coupler
- Easy-Add Cake Boards Add to shopping list Cake Boards
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
- Easy-Add Push 'N Print™ Cutter Set Add to shopping list Push 'N Print™ Cutter Set
- Waxed paper
- Rubber band
- 1/4 in. thick foamcore board
In advance: Prepare foamcore base board. Use Elmo pan and hat pattern as guides for top portion; bottom will be a 10 x 17 in. rectangle. Cut then wrap with foil.
Also: Make cookies. Prepare and roll out cookie dough. Use Push 'N Print Set to cut 7 "Happy Birthday" cookies. Use patterns to cut 2 hands. Bake and cool cookies; decorate with royal icing. Place hand cookies on waxed paper-covered board; cover top and sides with tip 16 stars. For "Happy Birthday" cookies, use tip 2 to fill in letters and outline edges (leave 3 undecorated).
Bake and cool cupcakes. Ice smooth with buttercream. Use tip 3 to add scalloped border. Position icing decoration in center.
Bake and cool Elmo cake and 1-layer 11 x 15 in. sheet cake. Pipe in mouth, nose, eyes and pupils with tip 3 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch); add tip 3 smile lines. Cover face with tip 16 stars. Position cake on prepared board.
Cut sheet cake to 8 x 15 in.; prepare and cover with fondant. Position sheet cake on board below Elmo cake..
Roll 3/4 in. diameter fondant balls for bottom border on sheet cake; attach with dots of icing. Pipe a tip 3 spiral in buttercream icing on each ball.
Roll out a small amount of fondant 1/4 in. thick; use pattern to cut hat base. Position against top of Elmo's head. Roll out a portion of fondant 1/2 in. thick; use pattern to cut hat top. Shape and position on board.
Prepare Elmo's decorating bag with icing, tip and coupler; twist top closed and secure with a rubber band. Position bag, hands and cookies; attach to cake top with icing.