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Bake and cool 2-layer cake.
Ice cake smooth with blue buttercream icing.
Use toothpick to mark random shapes and sizes of buildings on cake sides.
Use tip 3 and all buttercream icing colors but black to outline buildings. Use tip 16 to cover buildings with same color stars.
Use the flat side of tip 47 to pipe black and yellow windows.
Insert frame with picture on cake top.
Arrange transportation icing decorations around base of cake.
Characters or designs are often outlined first, then piped in with stars or zigzags. Outlines can also be used for facial features.
The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations, making the star fill-in technique a perfect option for a beginner’s project.