Moving the Earth Cake
Construct a Moving the Earth cake for your favorite hard hat?s birthday. You engineer this design from the Fire Truck cake pan (no heavy lifting required!).
Cake serves 12.
For scoop of truck, cut L-shape from cake board. Arm portion is 4 1/2 x 1 in. and scoop portion is 3 x 1 1/2 in. Wrap with Fanci-Foil and set aside.
Bake and cool cake. Trim light off truck roof. Ice sides and background areas smooth. Outline truck with tip 3. Outline tread area with tip 12; pipe tip 8 dot treads 1 in. apart.
Outline and pipe in cylinders on treads and inside tread area with tip 3 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Attach lollipop stick to back of scoop with icing; insert into truck. Cover truck and scoop with tip 16 stars.
Position lollipop stick in cake to support scoop. Attach scoop to stick with icing. Pipe tip 3 dot on hinges of scoop.
Position black licorice bite on back of truck. Pipe tip 12 wavy design on bottom border; immediately sprinkle with granulated brown sugar.
Moving the Earth Cake is rated
Rated 4 out of
My neighbor just started his construction company and in celebration, I baked this cake for him and he liked it a lot. To be honest, it is a little bit harder than it looks, at least for me, but in the end, it was good!
Date published: 2011-05-16