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Paint Ball Party! Cakes


This trio of cakes definitely shows where the action is! Fondant figures are topped with our new Boy and Girl Cupcake Toppers to make your job easier.
Makes: 30 Servings
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Step 1

Two to three days in advance: Add 2 1/2 tablespoons Gum-Tex to 85 oz. fondant. Tint fondant: 18 oz. black; 15 oz. each light gray, dark gray; 12 oz. yellow; 8 oz. brown; 4 oz. light blue, 1 oz. dark blue; reserve 12 oz. white. Make fondant figures and details. Let completed pieces dry at least 24 hours on waxed paper-covered boards. Use tip 2 to outline and fill in paint splotches with tinted royal icing; smooth with finger. Let dry.

Step 2

Figures: Use yellow or white for bodies. Roll out 5/8 in. thick. Cut a 3 1/2 in. high rectangle tapering from 1 1/2 in. wide at the top to 1 in. wide at the bottom. Smooth and round outside edges. For arms, cut 1 in. deep angled slits starting 1 1/2 in. from top; for legs, cut a 1 3/4 in. deep slit at bottom. Shape and round limbs. Position with arms raised to hold gun and legs in assorted poses (standing, kneeling, sitting, bending); support against pan as needed and let dry two days. Insert boy or girl head picks. Roll out light gray 1/16 in. thick. Use pattern to cut out goggles; attach using damp brush. Outline goggles and draw eyes with FoodWriter. Attach gun to arms with melted candy. Roll 1/2 in. ball in yellow or white for gloves. Flatten slightly and cut slit for thumb. Attach to hold gun. Shape black 1/2 x 3/4 in. oval shoes; attach.

Step 3

Sign: Roll out light blue 1/8 in. thick. Use pattern to cut out sign. Roll out dark blue 1/8 in. thick. Cut two 1 x 4 in. strips and attach around two sticks, leaving bottom 3 in. clear to insert into cake. Let dry 24 hours. Print name with FoodWriter. Attach top 1 in. of two Cookie Sticks to back, about 4 in. apart, using melted tinted candy.

Step 4

Guns: Use black to roll a 2 x 3/8 in. diameter barrel, 3/4 x 3/8 in. long bean-shaped top and 3/4 x 1/2 in. angled handle. Make one for each figure. Let dry 2 days. Attach pieces with melted black candy.

Step 5

Rocks: Use dark and light gray to shape 25 assorted rocks from 3/4 to 1 in. high. Use light gray and brown to shape three larger boulders 2 1/2 x 3 in. high to 4 x 2 in. high.

Step 6

Tires: Use black to shape 1 1/2 in. diameter balls. Flatten to 1 1/8 in. thick. Poke hole in center with cookie stick; shape with finger into 1 7/8 in. diameter tire. Use knife to indent tread marks. Make 10.

Step 7

Barrels: Use dark gray to shape a 1 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. diameter log. Cut four barrels, 1 3/4 in. high. Roll out light gray 1/8 in. thick. Cut 1/4 x 5 in. strips; attach three around each barrel using damp brush.

Step 8

Boards and Screens: Roll out dark gray and brown 1/8 in. thick. Cut one dark gray and nine brown assorted shapes from 3 1/4 x 1/2 in. wide (narrow brown boards) to 2 1/2 x 4 in. wide (large dark gray screen). Using knife, score individual board lines 3/8 in. wide.

Step 9

Zigzag Towers: Use light gray to roll 1/2 in. diameter logs 16 1/2 and 15 in. long. Zigzag back and forth, securing with damp brush, to build towers 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. high and 1 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. high.

Step 10

Bake and cool 1-layer cakes (3 in. high). Tint fondant: 56 oz. green, 10 oz. dark green. Prepare and cover cakes with green fondant. For bottom borders, roll out dark green 1/8 in. thick. Cut 1 in. wide strips 18, 24 and 30 in. long; use knife to cut wavy top edge. Attach around cakes using damp brush. Insert sign in 6 in. cake. Position figures and details, securing with fondant adhesive if necessary.

* Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown.
* Combine Brown with Red-Red for brown shown.

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6 x 3 in. Round Pan

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10 x 3 in. Round Pan

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