Creating character birthday cakes is a fun way to play on your party theme, and this Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Cake is great for any Disney-themed celebration! Made using the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Pan, this is a fun and easy cartoon cake for beginning decorators. Want to make a Minnie cake, too? Use the same pan and add a fondant bow on top of her head. This is one mouse you’ll welcome into your house!
Make 2 3/4 cups of buttercream icing:
? Tint 1 cup Black in set (or Wilton Black)
? Tint 3/4 cup Mickey Skin Tone in set (or Wilton Copper)
? Tint 1/4 cup Peach in set (or Wilton Creamy Peach)
? Reserve 3/4 cup white (thin with 1 tablespoon of light corn syrup)
Decorate in order:
Trace pan shape on cake board. Cut board and wrap with Fanci-Foil Wrap. Position cake on board. Ice sides and background areas smooth with thinned white icing.
Outline and pipe in whites of eyes in white with tip 3 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Outline and pipe in pupils in Black with tip 3 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Outline and pipe in tongue in Peach (or Creamy Peach) with tip 3 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Outline eyes, nose, ears, mouth in Black with tip 3.
Pipe in mouth in Black with tip 3 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Cover ears, head and nose with tip 16 stars in Black.
Cover face with tip 16 stars in Mickey Skin Tone (or Copper).
Pipe highlights in eyes and on nose with tip 3 in white.
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.