Rollercoaster of Fun Cake
Favorite cake recipe or mix
Red-Red Icing Color (Combine Brown with Red-Red for brown icing shown)
Golden Yellow Icing Color (Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow icing shown)
24 hours in advance: Make heads and arms. For heads, using fondant from natural colors multi-pack, roll eight balls, 3/4 in. dia. each, in desired colors.
For arms, press a small amount of each desired color through decorative press set with circle insert to make eight pieces, 1 1/2 in. long each. Flatten one end slightly, cut three slits and shape into fingers. Let dry.
Bake and cool single layer cake. Cut in half.
Cut cake board 15 in. x 3 in. and wrap with foil. Place cake halves on board, cut side down, with 2 inches of space between them.
Prepare icing and tint portions blue, yellow, brown and black; leave some white. Ice cake halves smooth with blue icing. Build up icing in between cakes to create connecting curve. Pipe lattice lines on side of cakes 1 1/4 in. apart with tip 8 and white icing. Pipe rails on cake tops 1 in. apart with tip 8 and white icing. Pipe outline along top two corners with tip 8 and white icing.
Make rollercoaster cars. Using fondant from primary multi-pack, shape portion of each color into rectangle, 2 1/4 in. x 1 in. x 1/2 in. Use tip of knife to cut a small opening for each arm placement on cars and insert arms, securing with piping gel. Attach heads to cars with piping gel.
Pipe facial features on faces. For eyes, pipe dots with tip 2 and white icing. For pupils, pipe smaller dots with tip 1 and black icing. For mouth, pipe outlines with tip 1 and black icing.
Pipe hair. In yellow car, front passenger, pipe base with tip 2 and ponytail with tip 16 in black icing. For back passenger, pipe pull-out hair with tip 2 and black icing.
In red car, front passenger, pipe pull-out hair with tip 1 and black icing. For back passenger, pipe pull-out hair with tip 1 and brown icing.
In green car, front passenger, pipe base with tip 2 and pigtails with tip 16 in yellow icing. For back passenger, pipe pull-out hair with tip 13 and black icing.
In blue car, front passenger, pipe pull-out hair with tip 2 and yellow icing. For back passenger, pipe pull-out hair with tip 2 and brown icing.
Place cars on cake.
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