Little Toy Dreidel Cake
Decorating this cake won't put you in a spin. It's fast and easy.
Cake serves 12.
Ice one-layer hexagon cake smooth. With a toothpick, mark dreidel pattern on cake top. Cover marks with tip 4 strings. Ice 4 inch pretzel rod smooth and position on cake top.
Fill in Hebrew letters with tip 2, smooth with a dampened brush. Cover dreidel with tip 16 stars.
Print tip 4 message. Edge cake top with tip 16 shells and cake base with tip 18 shells.
The Shell is the most popular icing technique of all. It's the basis for many borders, fleurs de lis and more. Lift the tip only slightly when piping to avoid a bumpy look.