Friendly Fortress Castle Cake
A 2-layer Sheet Pan cake provides the base for a congenial castle. Use red icing to cover Romantic Castle Cake Set turrets; accentuate architectural elements with gum drops, sugar cubes and piped-icing details
Cake serves 45.
Ice castle turret peaks smooth with red royal icing and sprinkle with red sugars; let dry. Pipe tip 5 trim on door and tower turrets with yellow royal icing; let dry.
Bake and cool 2-layer (1 1/2 in. each) 9 x 13 in. sheet cakes. Position cake on foil-covered board and ice smooth in white buttercream icing.
Assemble castle according to package directions. Use buttercream icing to attach four largest turret towers to corners, two small turret towers in front, two medium turret towers in back.
Insert two small and one medium turret tower into center of cake. Position free-standing windows on cake and outline with tip 5 royal icing.
Cut spearmint leaves in thirds lengthwise with scissors and coat with granulated sugar. Attach leaves around base of cake with tip 5 and green royal icing.
Attach sugar cubes around top border of cake with tip 2 dots of white buttercream icing. Position turret peaks.
**Note: Combine Red-Red and Christmas Red for red shown. Combine Lemon Yellow and Golden Yellow for yellow shown.
*Brand confectionery coating.