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Happy Caterpillar Birthday Cake

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Happy Caterpillar Birthday Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
12" x 18" and caterpillar shaped cakes
green, white and black rolled fondant
white, blue, green, black, yellow buttercream
edible icing eyes
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Instructions
Cover 12" x 18" cake with green rolled fondant. Use a #2 tip with black buttercream to pipe outlines around caterpillar features. Use a #16 star tip fill in between lines and cover caterpillar in a star-filled pattern. Use #6 tip with red buttercream to pipe mouth on caterpillar. Use buttercream to attach edible eyes. Place caterpillar pieces on 12" x 18" cake. Use grass tip and green buttercream to pipe tufts of grass around caterpillar body. Roll out white fondant and cut out word bubble, place by caterpillar's mouth. Pipe message on white fondant. Use #4 tip with red icing to pipe round balls around edge of bubble. Use #16 to pipe blue shell border around top edge and yellow shell border around bottom edge. Roll out narrow strips of black fondant (or use an extruder) and cut to length for antennas. Allow to dry completely and insert into caterpillar head.
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