Sending Hissss Best Cake
Lemon Yellow Icing Color (combine leaf green and lemon yellow for yellow shown)
Rose Icing Color (combine violet with rose for violet shown)
Favorite Cake Mix or Recipe
Sugar ice cream cone
Candy Coated Chocolates
Cake serves 20.
In advance: Make Hat.
Tint fondant: 3 oz. green, 3 oz. yellow. Roll out 1/8 in. thick as needed. Cut a 5 x 4. in. strip of yellow fondant. Brush cone with Piping Gel and wrap fondant around cone. Smooth and trim away excess.
For fringe, cut 22 strips, 2 x 3/4 in. wide. Cut slits 1/8 in. wide, 1/2 in. deep, across outer edge. Roll and separate to make a tuft of fringe. Attach to bottom of hat using damp brush. Repeat.
For pompom, cut 4 additional strips and repeat as above. Let hat dry on waxed paper-covered board.
Bake and cool 2 cakes. Cut 6 in. off right-side end of each cake and trim other ends for rounded head and tail. Ice cut edges and attach cakes in S-shape.
Pipe tip 3 outline mouth. Use tip 21 stars to pipe 1 1/4 in. diameter dots over body; cover cake with tip 21 stars.
Tint fondant: 1/2 oz. black, 1 1/2 oz. red; reserve 3 oz. white.
For features, roll 1 1/2 in. diameter eyes, 1/2 in. diameter pupils, 3/8 in. diameter nostrils; attach using damp brush. Roll out red 1/8 in. thick.
Use pattern to cut tongue. Attach under mouth.
Attach candle with piece of damp fondant. Position hat and chocolates.
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