Make cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cake. Place cake on foil-wrapped cake board, cut to fit.
Decorate eyes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint small portions yellow, green and black. Reserve remaining white.
Use tip 8 and yellow icing to pipe in eyes. Pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch. Use tip 8 and green icing to pipe in irises. Pat smooth. Use tip 3 and black icing to pipe dot pupils. Pat smooth.
Decorate mummy wrapping. Use tip 2B with smooth side of tip up and white icing to pipe random bands for wrapping.
Perfect for classic borders or cloudlike decorations, dots are a versatile technique that can be piped in a range of sizes. The dot technique can be used as a simple border for cakes and cookies, as well as for icing cupcakes or piping meringues.