Make one single-serve Clowns are This Much Fun Cake for each party guest or make just one as a special treat for the guest of honor and make a larger cake to serve to the party guests. Either way, everyone will have a ball!
Roll out cookie dough and for each clown, cut out 1 clown head/hat using pattern. Bake and cool. Using royal icing, ice face smooth; using tip 16, cover hat with stars. Add trim and pom-pon using tip 16 pull out stars. Place cookie on wax paper covered board and pipe tip 3 swirled hair. Add tip 2 dot and string facial features. Let dry. Attach lollipop stick to back of cookie using royal icing. Let dry.
Roll out spice drops in granulated sugar and cut into 2 hand shapes. Cut 4 lollipop sticks to 3 in. long and insert 1 stick into spice drop for arm, then thread on 1 marshmallow. Make 2. Using royal icing, cover arms with tip 16 royal icing stars. Using tip 124, add ruffle cuff.
Insert 1 stick in 1 marshmallow to form leg. Cover with tip 16 royal icing stars. Make 2. Let dry
Bake and cool 2 mini ball cakes. Sandwich together with buttercream icing and cover with tip 16 stars and tip 3 buttons. Insert arms and legs. Pipe tip 124 neck ruffle. Insert cookie head. Position cookie feet, securing with dots of icing.
*Combine Violet and a small amount of Rose for shade shown.