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Engineering a Great Birthday! Cake


Take a one-of-a-kind ride. Engineer Mickey?a candy plaque formed in our Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Pan?drives a train engine created from cakes, cookies and piped icing.
Makes: Cakes serve 63; each cupcake and cookie serves 1.
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

In advance: Make Mickey candy plaque. Tint 14 oz. Dark Cocoa Candy Melts black. Tint 21 oz. Mickey face color using orange candy color. Tint 3 oz. red. Reserve 4 oz. white. Pipe details into pan using melted candy in cut parchment bags. Pipe tongue; chill until firm. Pipe pupils, nose and mouth; chill. Pipe whites of eyes; chill. Fill face area; tap to settle, chill until firm. Fill with remaining black candy. Tap to settle; chill until firm. Unmold. Position on cut-to-fit, foil-wrapped Cake Board.

Step 2

Also in advance: Make cookies. Prepare and roll out dough. Use pattern to cut smoke. Use Cake Circles as a guide to cut one 8 in. and two 6 in. circles for wheels. Use medium Cut-Out to cut 11 rounds for axles and lug nuts. Cut 2 strips, 1 x 13 in., for roof trim. Cut 1/2 x 8 in. strip for connecting rod.

Bake and cool cookies. Ice cookies by pouring on color flow icing. For large wheel, use largest Cut-Out to mark center circle; outline with tip 3, fill in and let set before covering outer area. Cover wheels, axles, lug nuts and 8 in. connecting rod with thinned icing. Cover cloud with full-strength icing. Let all dry overnight on waxed paper-covered boards. Use full-strength icing and tip 6 to pipe smoke outline and message. Let dry.

Step 3

Finally in advance: Prepare double-layer base board. Use cake pans as a guide. Sheet cake is positioned vertically for cab; square cake becomes front of engine. Wheels extend 8 in. beyond bottom; cloud extends 6 in. above roof; cowcatcher extends 5 in. in front. Cut 2 foamcore boards to fit, tape together and wrap with foil.

Step 4

Bake and cool Wonder Mold cake (use firm textured batter, such as pound cake), 1-layer square and sheet cakes, and 13 cupcakes.

Step 5

Position and decorate cakes. Position square and sheet cakes on prepared board. Cut Wonder Mold cake in half vertically; position 1 piece for smoke stack. Cut other piece in half and trim bottom for 5 in. high section; attach for cowcatcher. Remove baking cup and trim 1 cupcake to 1 1/2 in. high for flat back; attach for light. Use toothpick to mark 9 1/2 in. square window (begin 2 in. from top edge). Ice smooth window area and top of smoke stack. On 10 in. square, use toothpicks to mark 2 x 7 1/2 in. vertical blue stripe (2 1/2 in. from front edge), 2 x 6 in. horizontal dark green stripe, 1/2 in. wide stripes on cowcatcher. Outline window with tip 5.

Step 6

Cover cakes with tip 18 stars; overpipe engine stripes for dimension. Position roof trim cookie; cover with tip 18 stars. Pipe tip 18 zigzags on edge of cowcatcher and smoke stack. Spatula ice cupcake supports. Position 5 under smoke, 3 under large wheel, 2 for each small wheel. Position smoke and wheel cookies. Attach connecting rod, axles and lug nuts with full-strength color flow. Insert dowel rods to support candy plaque. Position candy plaque. Pipe tip 12 shirt.

* Combine Golden Yellow with Lemon Yellow for yellow cab shown.
* Combine Leaf Green with Lemon Yellow for green shades shown.
* Combine Royal Blue with a little Black for blue shades shown.

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(2) 24 x 36 in. foamcore boards ((1/4 in. thick))

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Engineering a Great Birthday! Cake is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This cake turned out so cute. I made it for my grandson for his 1st birthday. I don't think that my daughter knew how big this cake was until I started making it. I made a cake with the Mickey pan instead of using candy. Everone loved the cake and now we have to decide what to do to top it for his second birthday.
Date published: 2011-09-19
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