North Pole Penguin Cake Zoom

North Pole Penguin Cake

Our web-footed birdie is a long way from home?he?s gone north to help Santa during his busy season! This cute cake design is a cool look for cold weather.
Makes: Serves 17
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Step 1

A few hours in advance: Prepare fondant details. Tint 6 oz. fondant yellow. Using patterns as a guide, shape two feet (1 in. thick) and one beak (taper from 3/4 to 1/2 in. thick at tip). Indent feet using brush handle. Cut beak open using scissors. Insert cut lollipop sticks into beak and feet, leaving 2 in. exposed. Roll out white fondant 1/4 in. thick. Use pattern to cut one full and one partial wing.

Step 2

Bake and cool cakes. Turn smaller cake over for hat. Trim 2 in. off wide end to match curve of head.

Step 3

Tint 10 oz. fondant red. Prepare and cover cakes with rolled fondant. Use pattern to mark black areas on body; cover with tip 17 stars. Position wings; cover with tip 17 stars. Pipe tip 10 dot eyes. Insert beak and feet. Position hat cake.

Step 4

For hat trims, roll out white fondant 1/8 in. thick. For base, cut a 3/4 x 9 in. strip; attach over gap where cakes meet using damp brush. For fringe, cut about 15 strips 1 x 4 in. Use scissors to cut partial slits 3/4 in. deep,in. apart, across 1 edge. Brush uncut edge with damp brush and roll up, pinching bottom edge to form tufts. Fluff cut ends. Trim bottom level and attach. For pompom, repeat as above using a 1 1/2 x 10 in. strip. Insert stick in hat tip; attach pompom over stick.

* Combine Red-Red with Christmas Red for red shown.
* Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown.
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