Set a North Woods stage for a fishing fanatic. Decorate a round cake with fondant trees and boat, then pipe fishy friends on the sides. Place our Fisherman Bobbling Topper in the boat and shove-off for the best birthday ever.
Several days in advance: Make fondant boat and trees. For boat, tint 6 oz. fondant brown; add 1/2 teaspoon Gum-Tex. Roll out 3/8 in. thick and cut 2 strips 1 1/4 x 5 in. using straight-edge wheel of Cutter/Embosser.
Score lines 1/4 in. apart using Cutter/Embosser. Shape the strips into an oval, attaching short ends with damp brush; on a cake board, positi on topper inside oval and adjust width as needed.
Let dry on cornstarch-dusted surface, supporting with crushed tissue. For 4 trees, tint 6 oz. fondant green; add 1/2 teaspoon Gum-Tex. Roll out 3/8 in. thick and cut with tree cutter from set. Trim off bottom stem and let dry on cornstarch-dusted surface.
Ice smooth 2-layer cake. For bottom border, pipe tip 10 ball rocks in various shapes using gray buttercream. For fish, pipe tip 10 oval bodies; add tip 3 bead lips and fins.
Pipe tip 2 dot eye. Pipe tip 2 dot message and rising bubbles. Cut dowel rods to 8 in. long; attach trees with melted candy.
For motor, make a 1 in. white fondant ball; flatten and shape into an "L". Attach to boat with damp brush. Pipe tip 2 lines on motor.
With spatula, ice top back portion of cake in green. Insert trees. Pipe tip 16 pull-out star grass around trees. Position boat and topper.
**Note: Combine Red-Red and Christmas Red for red shown, Golden Yellow and Lemon Yellow for yellow shown and Brown and Red-Red for brown shown.
Reward your favorite fly fisherman with the cake he?s been wading for. Suited for birthday parties, lakeside family reunions, and fishing-club meetings, this happy angler is made in our Little Hero Pan and finished with a fish cookie.
Rookies and vets alike will line up to see this heavy hitting cake design, baked in our Little Hero Pan. He?ll fit right in with your home team?s colors and numbers. The pull-out grass and baseball border make this a winner!