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Merry Minis! Mini Cakes


Shaped mini cakes are cut using holiday cookie cutters as a guide! They?re covered with melted candy which makes a tasty alternative to Royal or Color Flow icings.
Makes: Each mini cake serves 1
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Step 1

Bake and cool 1 in. high cake in Jelly Roll Pan. Use knife to cut shapes using cookie cutters as a guide. Trim hat brim on snowman. Ice bottom with melted candy; set, candy side down on waxed paper-covered boards. Chill until firm. Place candy side down on Cooling Grid over drip pan. Cover with melted candy. Chill until firm.

Step 2

For each snowman, tint fondant: 3/4 oz. green; reserve some white then divide remainder and tint orange, black and red.
Step 3

Roll a 3/4 in. ball of green into cone-shaped hat. Attach with melted candy. Using white, roll a 2 x 3/16 in. diameter log and 1/4 in. diameter ball; attach for hat brim and pompom using damp brush. For scarf, roll out green 1/16 in. thick. Cut two 5/16 in. wide strips, one 3 in. and one 2 in. Attach 3 in. strip around neck with damp brush. Use scissors to cut 1/16 in. wide fringe into ends of 2 in. strip; fold over and attach with melted candy. Roll out red, black and orange 1/16 in. thick. Cut red buttons with narrow end of tip 8; cut 1/2 in. long orange nose; using black, cut eyes with narrow end of tip 10, mouth dots with narrow end of tip 6. Attach trims. Cut licorice to 1 1/2 in. long for arms. Slit ends for hands. Use knife tip to make small holes in snowman sides; insert arms and secure with candy.

Step 4

For trees, attach confetti sprinkle ornaments using dots of melted candy. Tint a small amount of fondant red. Roll out 1/16 in. thick. Cut a 1/2 x 3/4 in. wide rectangle. Attach for tree trunk; trim as needed.

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Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant ((1 oz. for one snowman and one tree))

 
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White Candy Melts® Candy ((1 pk covers 8-10 treats))

Green Candy Melts® Candy ((1 pk covers 8-10 treats))

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18 pc. Holiday Metal Cutter Set ((snowman and tree used))

 
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