Strike Up The Band! Cake
Bang the drum brightly! Turn a Friendly Lion Pan cake into a musically inclined clown using cookie additions and plenty of perky piped-icing details.
- Easy-Add White Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list White Candy Melts® Candy
- Easy-Add Christmas Red Icing Color Add to shopping list Christmas Red Icing Color
- Easy-Add Orange Icing Color Add to shopping list Orange Icing Color
- Easy-Add Copper Icing Color (light skin tone) Add to shopping list Copper Icing Color (light skin tone)
- Easy-Add Sky Blue Icing Color Add to shopping list Sky Blue Icing Color
- Easy-Add Lemon Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Lemon Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Golden Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Golden Yellow 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 Black Icing Color Add to shopping list Black Icing Color
2 1 in. purple gumballs
Cake serves 12; each cookie serves 1.
- Easy-Add Friendly Lion Pan Add to shopping list Friendly Lion Pan
- Easy-Add Tip: 3 Add to shopping list Tip: 3
- Easy-Add Tip: 4 Add to shopping list Tip: 4
- Easy-Add Tip: 7 Add to shopping list Tip: 7
- Easy-Add Tip: 10 Add to shopping list Tip: 10
- Easy-Add Tip: 12 Add to shopping list Tip: 12
- Easy-Add Tip: 13 Add to shopping list Tip: 13
- Easy-Add Tip: 16 Add to shopping list Tip: 16
- Easy-Add Tip: 21 Add to shopping list Tip: 21
- Easy-Add Round Comfort Grip™ Cookie Cutter Add to shopping list Round Comfort Grip™ Cookie Cutter
- Easy-Add 6 in. Lollipop Sticks Add to shopping list 6 in. Lollipop Sticks
- Easy-Add Rolling Pin Add to shopping list Rolling Pin
- Easy-Add Cooling Grid Add to shopping list Cooling Grid
- Easy-Add Cookie Sheet Add to shopping list Cookie Sheet
- Easy-Add Cake Board Add to shopping list Cake Board
- Easy-Add Silver Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Silver Fanci-Foil Wrap
- Craft knife
In advance, make cookie drum and pattern pieces. Roll out cookie dough and use Round Comfort Grip Cutter to cut drum and pattern pieces to cut hat, 2 feet and 2 arms.
Bake and cool cookies. Attach 2 lollipop sticks to the backs of each foot, 1 to back of round drum and 2 to the backs of each arm. Let set.
Bake and cool cake. Ice sides and background areas of cake smooth. Insert arms, feet and hat cookies into cake.
Outline head, body, shoes, hat and collar with tip 3. Pipe tip 10 whites of eyes, tip 4 pupils, tip 12 nose and cheeks. Outline and pipe in mouth with tip 3.
Cover hat, shoes, feet, face, collar and outfit with tip 16 stars. Pipe tip 16 zigzag trim on outfit. Pipe tip 16 rosette buttons on jacket.
Pipe tip 4 dots on collar. Pipe tip 13 pull out pompoms on shoes. Pipe tip 16 rosette curly hair.
Use craft knife to cut holes in bottoms of gumballs; insert lollipop sticks into gumballs. Attach sticks to hands with melted candy.
Over pipe hands and fingers with tip 7 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Ice drum cookie smooth; pipe tip 4 outline trim and number on drum.
Position drum cookie on cake. Pipe tip 10 drum strap. Pipe tip 21 star bottom border.
**Note: Combine Lemon Yellow and Golden Yellow for yellow shown. Combine Violet and Rose for violet shown.