WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- Your favourite cake recipe or mix
- Your favourite roll out cookie recipe
Step 1 - Bake the Cake
Bake and cool one 30cm cake layer according to recipe.
Step 2 - Bake and Prepare Cookies
Make roll out cookie dough according to recipe. Using pattern, cut out ears. Bake and cool.
Attach lollipop stick to back of cookies using melted candy. Chill for 10 minutes or until set.
Step 3 - Tint Icing
Place a small amount of white icing in a bowl and set aside. Place a small amount of icing in a second bowl and tint it black. Tint remaining icing gray using small amounts of black icing colour. Tip: for a warmer gray, add very small amounts of red and brown icing colours.
Step 4 - Decorate
Use angled spatula to ice a nose on the center of the cake. Add accent on nose using white icing in a decorating bag with a small hole cut on the end of the bag.
Using a decorating bag with Tip 5 and black icing, pipe eyes and mouth on to cake.
Use angled spatula to ice the center of the ear cookies white. Insert cookies into cake.
Using decorating bags with gray icing and all the star tips from both Rosanna Pansino Decorating Sets, pipe a variety of rosettes and stars to cover the remaining surface of the cake and ear cookies.