Elmo Form Cake How To

Elmo Form Cake How To

Make a sweet Elmo cake!

Invite your birthday boy's favorite Muppet to the party in the form of an Elmo birthday cake. Start by baking the cake in an Elmo Cake Pan. For detailed cake decorating instructions, see the how-to below.

How-To

Elmo Form Cake
Ingredients:
  • Favorite cake recipe
  • Icing Color in No-Taste Red
  • Icing Color in Orange
  • Icing Color in Black
  • Cornstarch
  • Buttercream icing
Supplies:
  • Decorating tips # 3 and #16
  • Cake board
  • Decorating bags
Follow Instructions
1) Prepare buttercream
For face, tint 1 1/2 cups red/orange (small amount) combination. Fot mouth and eyes, tint 1/2 cup black. For nose, tint 1/4 cup orange/red (small amount) combination. Reserve 3/4 cup white.
2) Outline with black icing
Use tip 3. Fill in mouth with black icing (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).Outline smile using tip 3 with black icing.
3) Create nose
Use tip 3. Fill in nose with orange/red icing combination (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
4) Fill in eyes
Use tip 3. Fill in eyes with white icing (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Fill in pupils with tip 3 in black icing (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
5) Add Elmo's fur
Use tip 16. Cover face with stars with red/orange icing combination.

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