Rope-Skippin’ Kitten Cake
Cake serves 12
In advance: Prepare base board. Use pan as a guide; allow an extra 4 in. above head to hold jump rope and name. Cut and wrap Cake Board.
Bake and cool cake. Trim ears for triangular shape. Ice cake sides and background areas smooth.
Use tip 3 to outline and fill in eyes, nose, mouth and inner ears; pat smooth with fingertip dipped in cornstarch. Outline body, dress and shoes using tip 3. Cover with tip 16 stars. Pipe tip 126 ruffle. Pipe tip 7 waistband; pat smooth. Pipe tip 3 bead heart tongue and buttons. Pipe tip 7 bead bottom border.
Tint fondant rose. Roll out small amount 1/8 in. thick; use alphabet cutters from set to cut out name; position on prepared board. Roll remaining fondant into 22 in. long x 1/2 in. diameter rope; position on board with ends in hands. Pipe tip 3 outlines over rope for fingers; cover fingers with tip 16 stars.
*Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown.
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