On the Wing this Spring! Mini Cake
Calling all chicks! Use mini roll-out cookie dough cookies and mini ball cakes to make cute chick cakes for your springtime guests. These bright birds are covered in fluffy buttercream icing.
Cake serves 1.
For each chick, cut, bake and cool 4 tulip cookies for wings and feet, bake and cool 1/2 mini ball cake for head.
For body, slightly trim marshmallow vertically to lay flat on board.
Position head and body, cut side down, on a foil-wrapped cake board, cut to fit.
Ice head and body fluffy. Pipe tip 16 pull-out feathers on wing cookies and top of head. Ice feet smooth.
Pipe tip 3 ball whites of eyes, pupils and cheeks (flatten and smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Ice mouth area smooth; add tip 3 outline beak, tapering lines to corners of beak.
Attach wings and feet to body with dots of icing.