Made by using the versatile
Aminal Crackers Cake Pan
Items required to make
the Court Jester cake:
Animal Crackers Cake Pan
Confectionary Re-Usable Tool Set
Decorator Brush Set
Professional Coloring Paste
Copper (skin tone)
Pure White Fondant
(requires 2 pkgs.)
Decorating Tips 3, 10
Your favorite Buttercream Icing Recipe
Divide fondant and tint 10 oz. rose, 10 oz. green, 15 oz. violet/rose combination, 11 oz. yellow and reserve 2 oz. white.
Several Days in Advance - Make Feathers:
Cut 20 medium and 18 large leaves out of yellow fondant using Leaf Cut-Outs. Place leaves on foam square and mark lines using veining tool (Confectionary Set of Tools). Let dry on large Flower Formers dusted with cornstarch.
Bake and cool cake; trim off ears.
Ice cake in copper icing.
Make points of Hat:
Shape 10 oz. each rose, green and violet/rose fondant 5-1/4 inches long x 3 inches wide at base x 1 inch thick; roll end into a point. Position on cake. Roll three 1 inch diameter yellow fondant balls and attach to each point with damp brush. Cut white fondant dots using smallest end of tip 10 and attach with damp brush.
Create your own patterns [using photo of Court Jester cake above as a guide] for a mask and a mouth. Cut mask out of remaining violet fondant, position on cake. pattern, trace mouth on cake. Using buttercream icing and tip 3, outline mouth and fill in; pipe in tongue [smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch]. Using tip 10, pipe nose and eyes (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch), add tip 3 dot pupils.
Position feathers around mask, attaching with dots of icing.
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