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Santa

After the holidays, it´s smooth skating for Santa! Make him look his coolest with the merry colors of rolled fondant, adding great textured effects on his beard and fur trim.

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Instructions:

Step 1

Make Santa 1 day in advance. Combine red fondant package from Multi Pack with 1/2 teaspoon Gum-Tex. Roll out fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut body using tree cutter. Trim off tree branch edges with knife to create a bell-shaped body.

Step 2

For hat, cut a red triangle 1 1/4 in. high x 1 1/4 in. wide x 1/2 in. thick with knife. Cut a red triangle arm 1 1/4 in. high x 3/4 in. wide x 1/8 in. thick.

Step 3

Tint a portion of white fondant copper using icing color. For head, roll a 3/4 in. diameter copper ball. Flatten to a 1 1/4 in. circle and attach to body with damp brush. Attach hat and arm with damp brush. For beard, shape a white fondant triangle with fingers, 1 1/2 in. high x 1 1/4 in. wide x 1/8 in. thick; shape to curve at point. Score texture lines with edge of spatula. Attach beard with damp brush. For nose, roll a 1/8 in. copper ball. For moustaches, roll two white teardrop shapes. Attach nose and moustaches with damp brush.

Step 4

For fur trim, roll small logs of white fondant. Attach fur trim to bottom edges of hat, arm and body with damp brush. Create texture by inserting tip of spatula. For pompom, roll a 1/2 in. ball of white fondant. Create texture by inserting tip of spatula and attach with damp brush. For mitten, shape a small ball of green fondant from Multi Pack; attach with damp brush.

Step 5

For skates, lighten blue fondant from Multi Pack with a little white fondant. Shape 2 ovals, 1 in. x 1/2 in. Attach skates with thinned fondant adhesive; let dry overnight.

Step 6

Draw eyes and skate detail using black FoodWriter marker. Attach lollipop stick to back of Santa with thinned fondant adhesive, leaving 4 in. extending. Let dry.