Ups and Downs! Cake
Kids will flip when they spot this trampoline cake! Transform a two-layer 9-in Round Pan cake into a where-the-action-is setting with fondant details and royal icing acrobats and spotters.
- Easy-Add Lemon Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Lemon Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Orange Icing Color Add to shopping list Orange Icing Color
- Easy-Add Rose Icing Color Add to shopping list Rose Icing Color
- Easy-Add Red-Red Icing Color Add to shopping list Red-Red Icing Color
- Easy-Add Royal Blue Icing Color Add to shopping list Royal Blue Icing Color
- Easy-Add Brown Icing Color Add to shopping list Brown Icing Color
- Easy-Add Copper Icing Color (light skin tone) Add to shopping list Copper Icing Color (light skin tone)
- Easy-Add Black Icing Color Add to shopping list Black Icing Color
- Easy-Add Kelly Green Icing Color Add to shopping list Kelly Green Icing Color
- Easy-Add Ready-To-Use Chocolate Rolled Fondant Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use Chocolate Rolled Fondant
- Easy-Add Meringue Powder Add to shopping list Meringue Powder
Cake serves 22.
- Easy-Add 9 in. Round Pan Add to shopping list 9 in. Round Pan
- Easy-Add Tip: 2 Add to shopping list Tip: 2
- Easy-Add Tip: 12 Add to shopping list Tip: 12
- Easy-Add Tip: 233 Add to shopping list Tip: 233
- Easy-Add 4 in. Lollipop Sticks Add to shopping list 4 in. Lollipop Sticks
- Easy-Add Cake Board Add to shopping list Cake Board
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
- Craft knife
- Waxed paper
In advance, using stiff royal icing, figure pipe children. For each figure, on waxed paper, pipe back first, then front. With tip 12, pipe a circle for lower torso; using heavy pressure, pull out legs. Smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch. Pipe a tip 12 circle for upper body, overlapping pants, then pull out arms using heavy pressure. Pipe tip 2 pull-out hair. Let dry completely. Attach lollipop stick to legs of center jumping girl figure. Turn figures over and pipe-in front with tip 12, overpiping stick on center jumping girl. Let dry. Pipe tip 2 ball hands, dot fingers, and shoes and additional pull-out hair. Add tip 2 dot and string facial features.
Ice 2-layer cake smooth. Tint chocolate fondant with black icing color. Roll out 1/4 in. thick and cut an 8 in. diameter circle. Scoop a shallow hole in center of cake and position fondant circle on top. Pipe tip 12 outline top border. Pipe tip 2 c-motion springs from fondant circle to border. Pipe tip 12 outline trampoline legs; cover bottom 1/2 in. of legs with black fondant. Cover cake board with tip 233 pull-out grass. Attach figures around cake with dots of icing. Insert girl figure on lollipop stick in cake center.