In advance: Make candy plaque. Melt
35 oz. black candy and pour into Topping Off
Success pan. Tap to settle; refrigerate until firm.
Unmold onto soft cloth. Cut cake board to fit
plaque; wrap with foil. Attach plaque to
board with melted candy. Use melted yellow
candy and tip 2 to pipe tassel and fringe; chill
until firm, then brush with gold Pearl Dust. Using remaining black candy, melt and
pipe button at center of cap; chill until firm.
Prepare 15 in. x 20 in. board and wrap
Bake and cool two 1-layer sheet cakes. Position
side by side on prepared base board for an
18 in. x 13 in. cake. Ice cake smooth. .
rod into four 2 in. lengths. Insert rods where
plaque will sit. Spray cake top quarters with
various colors of Color Mist food color spray,
starting each color at outside corner and
moving toward center
Use punch with spiral insert to cut 32
spirals in each color edible paper; attach
eight to matching cake top quarter and
reserve remainder. Position plaque and
message letters. Pipe tip 21 shell bottom
border. Twist remaining spirals; insert into