Hoofs on the Roofs Cake
The stage is set for Santa’s fantastic voyage. His candy reindeers all at attention and Mr. Claus safely tucked away in his cozy candy sleigh. All ready to hit the elements on a cake decked with stars and magical clouds.
- Easy-Add Royal Blue Icing Color Add to shopping list Royal Blue Icing Color
- Easy-Add White-White Icing Color Add to shopping list White-White Icing Color
- Easy-Add Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant
- Easy-Add White Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list White Candy Melts® Candy
- Easy-Add Green Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list Green Candy Melts® Candy
- Easy-Add Red Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list Red Candy Melts® Candy
- Easy-Add Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy
- Easy-Add Garden Candy Color Set Add to shopping list Garden Candy Color Set
- Easy-Add White Sparkle Gel Add to shopping list White Sparkle Gel
Cake serves 18.
- Easy-Add Long Loaf Pan Add to shopping list Long Loaf Pan
- Easy-Add Non-Stick 17.25 x 11.5 x 1 in. Jelly Roll/Cookie Add to shopping list Non-Stick 17.25 x 11.5 x 1 in. Jelly Roll/Cookie
- Easy-Add Cooling Grid Add to shopping list Cooling Grid
- Easy-Add Tip: 1 Add to shopping list Tip: 1
- Easy-Add Tip: 3 Add to shopping list Tip: 3
- Easy-Add Star Power Fondant Imprint Mat Add to shopping list Star Power Fondant Imprint Mat
- Easy-Add Wide Glide™ Rolling Pin Add to shopping list Wide Glide™ Rolling Pin
- Easy-Add Roll-N-Cut Mat Add to shopping list Roll-N-Cut Mat
- Easy-Add Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother Add to shopping list Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother
- Easy-Add Brush Set Add to shopping list Brush Set
- Easy-Add 10-Pc. Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set Add to shopping list 10-Pc. Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set
- Easy-Add Santa & Reindeer Pretzel Mold Add to shopping list Santa & Reindeer Pretzel Mold
- Easy-Add 6 in. Lollipop Sticks Add to shopping list 6 in. Lollipop Sticks
- Easy-Add Cake Boards Add to shopping list Cake Boards
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
- Easy-Add 18 pc. Holiday Metal Cutter Set Add to shopping list 18 pc. Holiday Metal Cutter Set
- Easy-Add Spatula Add to shopping list Spatula
- Easy-Add Parchment Triangles Add to shopping list Parchment Triangles
- 1/8 in. wide red ribbon (1 yard)
- Waxed paper
- Fine tip artist brush
- Aluminum foil
In advance: Mold candy sleigh, reindeer and Santa.
For Sleigh: Position sleigh cutter from set on non-stick pan, pour in melted green candy 1/8 in. thick; Chill until firm. Repeat to make opposite side of sleigh. Fold a sheet of aluminum foil into a 4 x 3 in. dam; fill with melted green candy 1/8 in. thick. Chill until firm; unmold. Bring to room temperature before cutting. Using ruler and knife, cut a 1 x 1 in. front and two 1 x 1 1/2 in. pieces for bottom and back of sleigh. Assemble sleigh on waxed paper using melted candy in a cut parchment bag. Tint portion of white candy gray using black color. Pipe gray runners and white snow along top. Chill until firm.
For Reindeer: Tint portion of melted white candy black. Add a small amount of light cocoa candy to white for antlers. Using piping method, mold 6 reindeer filling only body area of Santa & Reindeer Pretzel Mold. Chill until firm; overpipe to reinforce body. Chill until firm; unmold. Attach lollipop stick to back legs at an angle using melted candy. Let set.
For Santa: Tint portion of melted white candy with a small amount of red candy for face. Mold Santa without pretzel using piping method.
Prepare 3 in. high cake for rolled fondant. Tint 72 oz. fondant light blue. Cover cake; smooth with Fondant Smoother. For cake sides, roll out remaining blue fondant 1/8 in. thick. Imprint star design following instructions on Imprint Mat package. Cut strips to fit cake sides; attach with damp brush. Add a small amount of White-White to piping gel. Using tip 1, outline stars, then use decorating brush to fill in area. Using full-strength White-White and fine tip brush, fill in swirls; repeat 2-3 times if needed. Using buttercream, pipe tip 3 beads on side seams.
Position candy sleigh on cake top. Insert front row of 3 reindeer lollipops.Using dots of melted candy, attach 15 in. ribbons from reindeer to inside of sleigh; start with reindeer farthest from sleigh and leave some slack in the ribbon between reindeer. Insert back row of reindeer and repeat. Attach Santa in sleigh with melted candy. For clouds, roll white fondant balls 1/2 to 1 in. diameter. Shape together 3-5 balls and cover with a thin sheet of fondant. Sculpt fondant to shape with veining tool. Position clouds at bottom border.