This jaunty, smiling snowman can feed a crowd of 20. Face is made with the Soccer Ball Pan and his has is made with the Iridescents! Tree Pan. Sporting a bright orange nose and the cutest little dimples, he will be the center of attention at your holiday table.
Bake and cool cakes. For tree, trim off bottom section, leaving top 3 sections for hat. Trim off 1/2 in. from tree branch tips on each side to form triangle. Ice tree to level and smooth in buttercream. For soccer ball, trim 2 in. off one end. Ice flat ends of cakes and position end-to-end on foil-wrapped, double thick board, cut to fit. Ice ball cake smooth for head. Pipe tip 5 oval eyes and string mouth. Pipe tip 2A pull-out nose and dot cheeks (pat eyes, cheeks and nose smooth using finger dipped in cornstarch). Cover hat with 1 in. wide stripes of violet and white tip 16 stars. Pipe tip 1M swirl brim and pompom.
Here is another quick way to decorate your cupcakes or cakes. It just takes minutes to pipe a fancy iced swirl and add colorful sprinkles. Learn how to make a 1M swirl, as well as, a swirl using tips 2A and 2D.
The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the star tip make ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Because fill in requires so much piping from the same bag, keep replenishing icing in bag.