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Rollercoaster of Fun Cake

Capture the excitement of every summer amusement park with this amazing rollercoaster cake. Perfect for birthdays or get-togethers, create the passengers and cars with pre-tinted Wilton Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant multi-packs.

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Difficulty: Somewhat Easy
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Instructions:

Step 1

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.

Step 2

Bake and cool single layer cake. Cut in half.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

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.

Step 5

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.

Step 6

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.

Step 7

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.

Step 8

Place cars on cake.