Rocking Horse Cookie
Rock-a-bye baby, this classic design is perfect for individual treats at the first birthday celebrated. Roll out cookie is decorated in pastel colors of color flow icing.
Each cookie serves 1.
Combine violet and rose icing colors for violet shade shown.
Cut, bake and cool rocking horse cookies.
Using full strength color flow icing and tip 3, outline cookie. Thin a portion of color flow icing and flow in cookie. Let dry for 2-3 hours before further decorating.
Using full strength color flow and tip 2, pipe zig zag mane and hooves, pull out tail and dot eye. Outline tip 2 scrolls.
Using tip 3, outline ear, saddle and strip. Fill in saddle and pat smooth. Using tip pipe bead and dot flower.
The Zigzag is a popular way to fill in outlined areas, perfect for ribbed sweater and cuff effects. You can also use tight zigzags to cover the entire side of your cake—they look great!
The bead shape makes impressive borders outlines and accents on letters and designs;
also a cute trim on clothing and gingerbread houses. The basis for making piped hearts
and figure piping.
Pipe dots for flower centers, faces, figure piping and border effects. When making large dots, lift the tip as you squeeze to allow icing to fill out completely.
Characters or designs are often outlined first, then piped in with stars or zigzags. Outlines can also be used for facial features.