Mane Attraction Cake
Crowds will roar when spotting this king-of-the-jungle confection. Create the lion’s head using stacked Dancing Daisy Pan and Soccer Ball Pan cakes, a candy-curls mane and a cookie party hat.
- Easy-Add Golden Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Golden Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Orange Icing Color Add to shopping list Orange Icing Color
- Easy-Add Royal Blue Icing Color Add to shopping list Royal Blue Icing Color
- Easy-Add Violet Icing Color Add to shopping list Violet Icing Color
- Easy-Add Rose Icing Color Add to shopping list Rose Icing Color
- Easy-Add Brown Icing Color Add to shopping list Brown Icing Color
- Easy-Add Red-Red Icing Color Add to shopping list Red-Red Icing Color
- Easy-Add Orange Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list Orange Candy Melts® Candy
solid vegetable shortening
cheese plane or potato peeler
Cake serves 24.
- Easy-Add Dancing Daisy Pan Add to shopping list Dancing Daisy Pan
- Easy-Add Soccer Ball Pan Add to shopping list Soccer Ball Pan
- Easy-Add Mini Loaf Pan Add to shopping list Mini Loaf Pan
- Easy-Add Cookie Sheet Add to shopping list Cookie Sheet
- Easy-Add Cooling Grid Add to shopping list Cooling Grid
- Easy-Add Tip: 4 Add to shopping list Tip: 4
- Easy-Add Tip: 5 Add to shopping list Tip: 5
- Easy-Add Tip: 12 Add to shopping list Tip: 12
- Easy-Add Cake Circles Add to shopping list Cake Circles
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
- Easy-Add Large cake leveler Add to shopping list Large cake leveler
In advance: Make candy curls. Also: Make cookie hat. Prepare dough and roll out. Use pattern to cut out hat. Bake and cool. And: Cut a cake board 2 in. larger than Daisy Pan. Wrap with foil.
Bake and cool Daisy cake and Soccer Ball. Use Cake Leveler to trim bottom off Soccer Ball cake to make round face 2 1/2 in. deep. Stack cakes on prepared board. Ice smooth face and ear areas with yellow; ice remainder of cake orange. Use tip 12 to outline ears and build up nose (pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Using tip 5, outline and fill in nose section; pipe dot eyes and outline mouth. Position candy curls. Ice cookie hat smooth; position on cake. Use tip 4 to pipe age; add pull-out dot fringe on brim and tip.
*Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown. Combine Brown with Red-Red for brown shown.