When baby turns one, he?s ready to Light Up the Party! This colorful cake will capture everyone?s attention with fondant streamers, stars and a happy candle flame. Could also be used to celebrate a first anniversary or #1 ranking!
In advance, make fondant curls, stars and candle flame. Add 1/2 teaspoon of Gum-Tex to each red, blue, green and yellow fondant. Roll out each color fondant 1/16 in. thick.
Cut flame pattern in yellow fondant with knife. Cut three large and two medium Star Cut-Outs? in yellow fondant. Cut remainder of fondant in 1/8 in. strips and wind around lollipop sticks to form curls. Let all fondant pieces dry on cornstarch-dusted surface.
When pieces are completely dry, draw facial features on candle flame with black FoodWriter?. Attach cookie stick to back of flame and lollipop sticks to backs of stars with thinned fondant adhesive.
Bake and cool cake. Ice top and sides smooth. Use tip 3 to outline candle on cake top; cover with tip 16 light and dark violet stars. Overpipe tip 5 light violet stripes on candle. Pipe tip 18 shell bottom border in white. Position stars, flame and curls on cake.