How cute is this cake!!!!
To make this cake, the following
items are needed:
Lady Bug Cake Pan
Versatile! Re-usable to make a Bee Cake and other adorable insects...
Professional Frosting Colors:
Rose, Golden Yellow, Lemon Yellow,
Black, Leaf Green, Orange Icing Colors
Ready-to-Use Rolled Pure White Fondant
(24 ounces required)
Oh so fun to use!
Decorating Tips 4 and 16
Your favorite Buttercream Icing/Frosting Recipe
Combine Rose and Orange for stripe shade shown.
Several days in advance:
Make whiskers. Tint a 1 in. ball of fondant black; roll out 1/16 in. thick. Cut six 2 1/2 x 1/16 in. wide strips; curve slightly and let dry on cornstarch-dusted board. Reserve remaining black fondant.
Bake and cool lady bug cake; trim off legs.
For tail, roll a 12 x 3/4 in. thick rope of fondant. Position cake and tail on cake board cut to fit; curving tail to shape. For back leg, roll a 7 x 1/2 in. wide fondant log; for front leg, roll a 4 x 1/2 in. thick log. Shape into a backward L; position front leg, then back leg on cake.
Roll out fondant 1/8 in. thick; cut two 1 1/4 in. triangles for ears; attach to cake with buttercream. For cheeks, cut two 1 1/4 x 3/4 in ovals; position on face. For lip, roll a 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. wide log; position below cheeks. Roll out reserved black fondant 1/8 in. thick; cut a small piece for inside mouth and position on cake. Pipe in eyes with buttercream; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch. Overpipe pupils; pat smooth. Cut small black fondant ovals for irises; position.
Tint a 1/2 in. ball of fondant rose; shape into a 1/2 in. triangle for nose and position. Ice inside ears smooth (pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Outline leg and toe areas with tip 4. Cover cat with tip 16 stars. Insert whiskers.