Proud Uncle Cake
Uncle Sam is the man! Do him proud for the 4th of July and all summer long, with our Little Hero Pan, topped by his signature top hat created from a cookie. A spirited shape for any All-American occasion.
Cake serves 12; cookie serves 1.
Roll out dough. Using pattern, cut hat. Bake and cool; set aside. Pipe tip 2 star shapes on hatband; cover remainder of hatband with tip 13 stars.
Cover stripes and brim of hat with tip 16 stars.
Trim suspenders and fire hose off cake. Ice sides and background areas smooth. Outline body, clothes and shoes with tip 4.
Pipe in eyes, mouth, shirt, inside of jacket tail and sleeves with tip 4 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Cover shoes, pants, jacket and face with tip 16 stars. Build up nose with tip 16 stars. Overpipe tip 4 dot pupils (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Outline and pipe in tip 4 bow tie and add tip 4 dot knot (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Pipe tip 16 pull-out star moustache and goatee; pipe tip 16 stripe hair. Pipe tip 21 star bottom border.
Tape flag decal to lollipop stick and position in hands; insert additional stick at bottom of hands.
Outline hands with tip 4 and overpipe with tip 16 stars. Position hat; support with large marshmallows.
*Note: Combine Red-Red and Christmas Red for red shown.