SHIRT & TIE
While Dad may expect a shirt or tie,
this gift will surely surprise him!
Red-Red, Royal Blue Icing Colors
Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant (2 pks. needed)
Prepare and cover 1-layer cake with 1 pk. of rolled fondant. Smooth and shape fondant using Easy-Glide Smoothers.
Divide 1 pk. of rolled fondant into 3rds. Reserve 2/3 white; divide remaining 1/3 in half and tint on half red, one half blue.
Cut pocket and flap out of white fondant. Stack flap on pocket, aligning top edge; set aside to dry. Roll red fondant into long 1/4 in. thick, roll blue into log 1/2 in. thick. Cut each in 3 in. sections. Position sections diagonally side by side on freezer paper, alternating colors; roll out. Cut out tie and knot (do not remove from paper). Work quickly to position tie on cake top; ripple tie and support with cotton balls, carefully peel off paper. Shape a small amount of white fondant into a not shape, cover with fondant knot cutout; tuck under edges and position at top of tie. Cut collar out of remaining white fondant; fold in half lengthwise, shape and place on cake over knot. Position pocket.
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