Tracking the Transformers Cake
Transformers Icing Color Set (Blue, black)
Primary Candy Colors Set (blue)
Garden Candy Color Set (black, violet)
Transformers Icing Decorations (2 pks)
Cake serves 77
In advance: Make candy plaque using candy color set. Tint candy: 12 oz. dark blue (mix blue with black and violet), 10 oz. gray, 1 oz. each, black and light blue. Using Painting or Piping Method (see technique links), fill in black areas around eyes; chill until firm. Fill in light blue under eyes; chill. Pour in candy for gray mask area. Tap to settle; chill until firm. Pour in dark blue to complete plaque. Tap to settle; chill until firm. Use dots of melted candy to attach plaque to foil-covered, cut-to-fit Cake Board.
Bake and cool 2-layer cake. Ice smooth. Cut and insert dowel rods where candy plaque will rest. Use tip 101s to pipe top and bottom zigzag tire tracks, 3/4 in. wide. Use brush to pat smooth.
Position candy plaque. Pipe tip 10 message. Pipe tip 18 rosettes above message; insert candles. Pipe tip 4 bead bottom border. Attach icing decorations to cake sides.
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