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Monkey Business Birthday Cake


The birthday boy or girl will go bananas for this monkey-covered birthday cake. These peppy primates are created using colorful Sugar Sheets! and tools.
Makes: Cake serves 12.
Skill Level: Easy

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Step 1

Bake and cool two-layer cake. Place on foil-wrapped cake circle. Ice smooth with sky blue buttercream.

Step 2

For grass, use Rotary Cutter to cut three strips, 10 1/2 in. long x 2 in. wide, from Bright Green Sugar Sheets! With craft knife, cut blades of grass. Attach to side of cake.

Step 3

For the monkey heads, use punch with Large Circle Cutting Insert to cut two circles each from Bright Blue, Purple and Red Sugar Sheets!

Step 4

For the monkey ears and muzzles, use punch with Small Circle Cutting Insert to cut six circles each from Bright Blue, Purple and Red Sugar Sheets!

Step 5

Attach the muzzles to the heads using piping gel. Draw eyes on the head and a nose and mouth on the muzzle with black FoodWriter.

Step 6

For the small tuffs of hair, use Rotary Cutter to cut strips, 1/2 in. tall x 1/2 in. wide, from Bright Blue, Purple and Red Sugar Sheets! Cut 1/4 in. down in a V-shape for tuffs. Attach behind the head using piping gel. Attach ears and heads to the cake.

Step 7

Using punch with Swirl Cutting Insert, cut 16 swirls from Bright Green Sugar Sheets. Using piping gel, attach randomly to the grass.

Step 8

Using Rotary Cutter, cut 10 bananas, 2 in. long x 3/8 in. wide, from Bright Yellow Sugar Sheets! Draw stem and spots using black FoodWriter. Attach to grass using piping gel.

Step 9

Insert candles in cake.

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Sky Blue Icing Color

Sky Blue Icing Color

Bright Green Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

2 Bright Green Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

Bright Blue Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

1 Bright Blue Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

Purple Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

1 Purple Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

Red Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

1 Red Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

Bright Yellow Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

1 Bright Yellow Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper

Tools

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10 x 2 in. Round Pan

10 x 2 in. Round Pan

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Cake Circle

Cake Circle

Tape

Tape

Spatula

Spatula

Ruler

Ruler

Craft knife

Craft knife

Make Sugar Sheets! decorations personal?draw designs and mark messages in cool colors with FoodWriter Edible Color Markers. FoodWriter markers are also great for tracing shapes on your Sugar Sheets! pieces, which helps make cutting precisely a breeze.

Cut slits along the edge of Sugar Sheets! to make grass, hair, hat trims and more. You can also roll up your fringed piece and secure the ends to make tassels and hair tufts.

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