Camp Birthday Fun Cake
Not just for birthdays, this rugged confection will whet explorers? appetites for warm-weather adventures. Use royal icing to create a campsite and campers atop an Oval Pan cake. Serve it whenever a camping trip is on tap.
Cake serves 16.
Ice top and sides smooth.
To make deep green shade for the trees, combine Kelly Green and Royal Blue Icing Colors.
Make trees of royal icing using sugar cones and tip 352 for leaves/branches, tip 13 for pine cones. Let dry.
To make campers: Combine Brown and Golden Yellow icing colors for sleeping bag color.
Figure pipe 5 campers in sleeping bags, using royal icing and tips 403, 6, 12, 1 and 2. Let dry. Position on cake top.
With royal icing, figure pipe dog using tips 6, 4, and 1. Let dry. Position on cake top.
Position trees on cake top.
To make bushes: Use tip 12 to build icing base, then add tip 233 pull-out grass or tip 13 pull-out stars.
Pipe bushes on cake top around trees and randomly around cake base.
Pipe tip 12 spatula-striped stones to cake top and base borders in random sizes.
Add tip 6 snakes with tip 1 eyes.
Print tip 1 message on pick, position on cake top.
Position pretzel sticks for firewood. Using
spatula stripping and tip 68, add campfire to cake top.
Grow a forest of Christmas Trees using ice cream cones as your base. Cut the cone to any size?just dampen to where the base will be and use a scissors or a small paring knife to cut around the cone.
Fast and fun to decorate, our campers in sleeping bags come together in a few easy steps. Simple bands of icing form the bag, then add a pillow and a figure piped camper.