It's Growing Season Cookies
It?s Growing Season and a batch of cookies has popped up in your garden. Each bloom is attached to a lollipop stick so it can stand tall when inserted in your Long Loaf cake.
Cake serves 18.
Cut 2 butterfly, 6 egg and 6 tulip cookies (cut stem off tulips before baking). Cut 20 fencepost and 6 leaf cookies using patterns. (Make extras of all to allow for breakage.) Bake and cool cookies.
Use tip 3 and full-strength Color Flow to outline cookies; flow in with thinned color flow.
When dry use full-strength color flow and tip 3 to add swirls to egg, leaf and butterfly cookies.
Wrap lollipop sticks with floral tape and attach to tulips and butterflies with full-strength Color Flow. Attach leaves to tulip sticks with Color Flow.
Bake 4 in. high cake in Long Loaf Pan. Ice with buttercream and place on foil-covered board.
Pipe tip 2B horizontal bands on cake sides; add tip 47 (smooth side up) top and bottom bands.
Cover cake top with cookie crumbs. Insert tulip and butterfly cookies. Attach fence pieces to cake sides.
Pipe tip 233 pull-out grass. Attach egg cookies with icing.