In advance: Make candy curls. Also: Make cookie hat. Prepare dough and roll out. Use pattern to cut out hat. Bake and cool. And: Cut a cake board 2 in. larger than Daisy Pan. Wrap with foil.
Bake and cool Daisy cake and Soccer Ball. Use Cake Leveler to trim bottom off Soccer Ball cake to make round face 2 1/2 in. deep. Stack cakes on prepared board. Ice smooth face and ear areas with yellow; ice remainder of cake orange. Use tip 12 to outline ears and build up nose (pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Using tip 5, outline and fill in nose section; pipe dot eyes and outline mouth. Position candy curls. Ice cookie hat smooth; position on cake. Use tip 4 to pipe age; add pull-out dot fringe on brim and tip.
*Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown. Combine Brown with Red-Red for brown shown.
This big-cat confection will be the king of any special-occasion tabletop. Alter a Soccer Ball Pan cake to create Leo?s animated face; set the cake atop a mane fashioned from coconut tinted with Brown and Red-Red Icing Colors.
Use different piping techniques and colored icings to realistically detail a Friendly Lion Pan cake. Further define features and limbs with outlines created with our No. 3 Round Decorating Tip and black icing.