It's the Present Time Cake
He?s here! He?s here! And he brought presents! Santa and his sleigh make this cake a holiday favorite. Foil-wrapped cardboard runners and real candy canes complete the presentation.
Cake serves 12.
Bake and cool cake. Trim waves off cake bottom; cut ears off bears and giraffes. Ice sides and background areas of cake smooth with spatula.
Outline sleigh with Tip 3; cover with Tip 16 stars. Pipe-in Tip 12 Santa's face. Add Tip 7 dot nose. Outline eyes and pipe-in mouth with Tip 3.
Pipe Tip 8 zigzag presents (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Pipe Tip 47 smooth side up ribbons on presents; add Tip 7 string bows. .Pipe Tip 12 arms and hat.
Add Tip 9 mittens. Pipe Tip 7 beard, moustache, fur on hat and cuffs.
Edge top of sleigh with Tip 8 zigzags. Pipe Tip 2 outline snowflakes, print Tip 3 message. Add Tip 8 ball bottom border.
Trace runner pattern on cardboard; cut out and wrap with Fanci-Foil. Attach lollipop sticks to backs of runner with tape and insert into cake. Position candy canes.