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Party with the Penguin Cake


Wilton pans make it easy to bake 3-D cakes like this! It?s sure to be the center of attention at holiday parties and other occasions all year round.
Makes: Cake serves 12.
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Step 1

Combine Red-Red with Christmas Red for red shown. Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown.

Step 2

In advance: Make wings. Add 1/2 teaspoon Gum-Tex to 4 oz. fondant. Tint black. Roll out 3/8 in. thick and using pattern, cut 2 wings. Insert 2 lollipop sticks 2 1/2 in. deep into flat edge of one wing. Let wings dry.

Step 3

Prepare cake using firm-textured batter such as pound cake. Fill prepared pan and core, bake and cool following directions. Insert baked core into cake body, attaching with icing, and position on prepared board. Trim off ears, arms, muzzle, tail, back of legs. Ice head smooth. Tint 3 oz. fondant yellow; shape top and bottom beak sections. Cut two lollipop sticks to 3 in. and insert into base of beak sections; insert into cake. Using tip 4, pipe in eyes (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch); outline eyebrows. Cover body and feet with tip 18 stars. Ice cone smooth; position on head. Cut a strip of fondant 1/2 in. wide and wrap around cone. Add tip 18 pull-out star fringe at tip and base of cone. Trim lollipop sticks on wing to 5 in. long, insert into cake. Attach other wing with icing.

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Black Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

Christmas Red Icing Color

Christmas Red Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Gum-Tex

Gum-Tex

Sugar ice cream cone

Sugar ice cream cone

cornstarch

cornstarch

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Tip: 4

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Tip: 18

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Roll-N-Cut Mat

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Cake Board

Cake Board

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Lollipop Sticks

Lollipop Sticks

The star tip creates the most popular, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the star tip makes ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Use for borders, details such as buttons and facial features, flower centers, filling in cakes baked in shaped pans.

Characters or designs are often outlined first, then piped in with stars or zigzags. Outlines can also be used for facial features.

The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The pull-out star technique can be used for fun, furry creatures, or for textured hair for your cakes.

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