Hopping High-Rise Cake
Hopping High Rise cake takes 3-D design to new heights. A decorated Pre-Baked Bunny Hutch sits on a separator plate “treetop” that’s attached to the top of a Tall Tier Cake Stand column that’s been turned into a tree trunk!
- Easy-Add Brown Icing Color Add to shopping list Brown Icing Color
- Easy-Add Kelly Green Icing Color Add to shopping list Kelly Green Icing Color
- Easy-Add Black Icing Color Add to shopping list Black Icing Color
- Easy-Add White Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list White Candy Melts® Candy
- Easy-Add Mini Eggs Icing Decorations Add to shopping list Mini Eggs Icing Decorations
- Easy-Add Petite Eggs Icing Decorations Add to shopping list Petite Eggs Icing Decorations
- Easy-Add Pre-Baked and Pre-Assembled Gingerbread Bunny Hutch Kit Add to shopping list Pre-Baked and Pre-Assembled Gingerbread Bunny Hutch Kit
- Easy-Add Garden Candy Color Set Add to shopping list Garden Candy Color Set
- Easy-Add Primary Candy Colors Set Add to shopping list Primary Candy Colors Set
- Easy-Add Meringue Powder Add to shopping list Meringue Powder
Mini wheat cereal
Cake serves 40.
- Easy-Add 12 x 3 in. Round Pan Add to shopping list 12 x 3 in. Round Pan
- Easy-Add Cookie Sheet Add to shopping list Cookie Sheet
- Easy-Add Tip: 6 Add to shopping list Tip: 6
- Easy-Add Tip: 21 Add to shopping list Tip: 21
- Easy-Add Tip: 233 Add to shopping list Tip: 233
- Easy-Add Tip: 366 Add to shopping list Tip: 366
- Easy-Add Hoppy Easter Lollipop Mold Add to shopping list Hoppy Easter Lollipop Mold
- Easy-Add Decorator Brush Set Add to shopping list Decorator Brush Set
- 2004 Pattern Book Picket, Front Top Window, Front Bottom Windows, Side Window, DoorEasy-Add 2004 Pattern Book Add to shopping list 2004 Pattern Book
- Easy-Add Tall Tier Cake Stand Basic Set Add to shopping list Tall Tier Cake Stand Basic Set
- Easy-Add Glue-On Plate Legs Add to shopping list Glue-On Plate Legs
- Easy-Add Cake Corer Tube Add to shopping list Cake Corer Tube
- Easy-Add Wooden Dowel Rods Add to shopping list Wooden Dowel Rods
- Easy-Add Non-Stick Parchment Paper Add to shopping list Non-Stick Parchment Paper
- Easy-Add Disposable Decorating Bags Add to shopping list Disposable Decorating Bags
- Easy-Add 8 in. Tapered Spatula Add to shopping list 8 in. Tapered Spatula
- Masking tape
- Super strength glue
In advance, make 25 pickets and mold 6 bunny and 20 tulip candies: Place picket pattern on cookie sheet, cover with parchment paper; outline and pipe in with white candy in cut disposable bag. Let harden at room temperature. Tint portions of white candy pink, yellow, violet, green and black using candy colors; mold tulips and bunnies using painting method. Refrigerate until firm; unmold.
Assemble bunny hutch following package instructions. When attaching house to cardboard base included in kit, cut hole in center of base to allow space for cap nut. Mark window and door patterns with toothpick, outline and pipe in with melted candy in cut disposable bag. Pipe in window boxes, flowers and shutters with candy; let harden and pipe horizontal lines on shutters; add dot doorknob. Attach caramels for chimney with royal icing. Attach mini wheat shingles to roof and over door with royal icing.
Turn 8 in. plate face down. Cut 7 dowel rods to 4 in. long and tape horizontally to underside of plate for branches. Pipe tip 21 lines in royal icing to cover rods; let dry overnight. Turn plate over. Glue legs to bottom of 14 in. plate with super strength glue. Ice 1-layer cake smooth with buttercream and prepare for center column construction. Attach two 6 1/2 in. columns, secure to bottom bolt, position 8 in. plate on top and secure with top cap nut. Pipe tip 21 royal icing lines over top of plate and continue to cover tops of rods for branches.
Build up tip 21 lines on columns to resemble tree trunk. Remove icing on trunk in door and window areas with spatula. Pipe-in tip 6 door and window (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Attach pickets with buttercream, 1 in. apart on cake sides. Attach tulips with dots of melted candy. Pipe tip 233 pull-out grass on cake top and bottom border in buttercream. Pipe tip 366 leaves on branches. To make lantern, cover mini marshmallow with melted yellow candy; let set. With melted candy in cut disposable bag, pipe black lines and red and yellow flame. Pipe tip 6 top with royal icing; attach lantern with royal icing. Position house on top and add bunnies and icing decorations.