Make A Quick Buck! Cake
It?s easy to make Santa?s sleigh puller?bake and decorate the Animal Crackers shaped Pan, add the cookie antlers to top off a great reindeer cake! Sure to be a hit at your holiday party.
Cake serves 12.
With toothpick; trace antlers pattern on rolled-out dough. Cut antlers with knife. Make extras to allow for breakage; bake and cool.
Build up ears to a point with icing and spatula. Pipe inside of ears, eyes and nose with tip 3 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Cut off tongue portion of cake and extend mouth area with icing.
Outline mouth and center of muzzle with tip 3; pipe in tip 3 mouth and tongue (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Cover cake with tip 18 stars. Cover tops of antler cookies with tip 8 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Insert antlers into cake.
Characters or designs are often outlined first, then piped in with stars or zigzags. Outlines can also be used for facial features.
One of the most popular techniques, stars come in a range of sizes and styles. Experiment with open and closed stars for variation in look. The star technique is timeless and can be used as a classic border or as a stunning fill-in for the top of a dessert.