Basic Decorating Techniques
Make sombrero brim:
Mix 3/4 pk. of fondant with 2 teaspoons of Gum-Tex; tint light yellow and add ivory to achieve a straw color. Roll out and cut an 8 inch circle; reserve excess fondant. Position circle inside cornstarch-dusted mixing bowl. Immediately imprint fondant with tip 48, pressing close together in vertical and horizontal rows. Let dry.
Prepare and cover mini wonder mold cake with reserved straw-colored fondant; smooth. Immediately imprint with tip 48 as for brim. Cut 15 inch long and 3/4 inch wide red fondant hatband; attach around mini cake with damp brush. Position mini cake on brim.