Thanks For Our Family Cake Zoom

Thanks For Our Family Cake

Makes: Cake serves 24.

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Step 1

In advance, make dinner guests: Prepare 1/2 recipe Wilton Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant and Gum Tex?; tint light copper. Use Gingerbread Boys Cutter Set to cut 10 people in various sizes. Let dry. Using royal icing, decorate people fronts first, let dry, then decorate backs: Pipe-in tip 3 and 4 clothing (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Add tip 2 dot and string facial features, hair, trims on skirts, shirts and pants. Let dry.

Step 2

To make silverware, cover pattern with waxed paper. Using royal icing, pipe tip 2 spoon, knife and fork handle; pipe tip 1 tines on fork. Make 10 sets of silverware; let dry (make extras to allow for breakage). To make dinner plates and cups, tint 1/2 pk. of fondant ivory. Roll out fondant and cut 10 plates using wide end of tip 1A; let dry on surface dusted with cornstarch. For cups, roll a 1/2 in. diameter piece of fondant and press in center using little finger dipped in cornstarch. Make 10 cups. Smooth sides and flatten bottom with fingers. For handle, roll a small string of fondant and attach at sides with brush dipped in water.

Step 3

To make turkey, platter and vegetables, tint 1/4 pk. of fondant brown, 1 in. diameter ball grey, 1 in. ball red and 1 in. ball green. Prepare 2-layer 10 in. round cake for rolled fondant by lightly icing with buttercream. Cover with 11/4 packages of fondant. Smooth with Easy Glide Smoothers.

Step 4

Attach place settings, silverware and turkey platter to table with royal icing. Insert lollipop sticks for candles. Pipe tip 2 royal icing flame on ends. Attach dinner guests to cake with royal icing.

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Ivory Icing Color

Copper Icing Color (light skin tone)

Black Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Violet Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Royal Blue Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

Christmas Red Icing Color


Meringue Powder





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10 x 2 in. Round Pan

Cake Boards

Fanci-Foil Wrap

4 in. Lollipop Sticks

Waxed paper

Our Turkey is an easy addition to your Thanksgiving cake. Fondant makes it simple to achieve small details like wings and the lettuce and tomato garnish.

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