This candle-decked semi lights up a road warrior?s special day. Construct the truck cake from Long Loaf Pan and Mini Loaf Pan cakes, and add a sweet salutation using letters formed in our Alphabet Candy Mold.
Cover craft blocks with foil. Cut cake board 3 3/4 in. wide x 19 in. long and cover with foil. Attach craft blocks to cake board with melted candy. Set aside.
In advance, mold candy balloons in Candy Melting Plate. Mold candy message letters in Alphabet Candy Mold. To make balloon strings, pipe freehand on waxed paper covered board with melted candy in cut parchment bags. Refrigerate all candy pieces until set. Unmold and set aside.
Bake and cool 3 mini loaves and 1 long loaf cake. Place long loaf on cake board and ice smooth. Use yellow blades in Icing Sculptor? to smooth sides of trailer.
Stack 2 mini loaves for front cab and 1 for engine; ice smooth with spatula. Outline and pipe-in tip 3 windows (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Outline and pipe-in front bumper with tip 3 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Pipe-in front grill with tip 2.
Pipe tip 3 hubcaps on cookies and attach to craft blocks with melted candy.
Attach candy balloons, strings and message to truck with icing. Position candles.
*Combine Lemon Yellow and Golden Yellow for yellow shade shown.