Backyard Bugs Mini Cakes

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Backyard Bugs Mini Cakes
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 1 cake mix
  • backyard bugs pan
  • royal icing
  • assorted food colors
  • assorted sprinkles and edible glitters
Bake cake according to recipe instructions. Allow to cool and level cakes. Mix royal icing according to mix or recipe instructions. Thin down by adding extra water, it should smooth itself in about 5 seconds. Mix assorted colors and put into parchment cones. Pipe various details on top and sides of cakes. The thinned royal icing will also allow you to fill in shapes. Wait until icing has set before piping adjoining colors. While icing is still wet sprinkle with sanding sugar to create sparkle like on lady bugs. Sprinkle with edible glitter to create look like dragonflies.
Royal Icing Mix
Royal Icing Mix
77-101
Unit: 1 lb. bag
Royal Blue Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8002)
Royal Blue Americolor® Soft Ge...
ACR-102
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Lemon Yellow Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8007)
Lemon Yellow Americolor® Soft ...
ACR-107
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Leaf Green Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8011)
Leaf Green Americolor® Soft Ge...
ACR-111
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Deep Pink Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8014)
Deep Pink Americolor® Soft Gel...
ACR-114
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Neon/Electric Purple Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-7965)
Neon/Electric Purple Americolo...
ACR-165
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Red Sanding Sugar
Red Sanding Sugar
78-505R
Unit: 4 oz. jar
Yellow Jimmies
Yellow Jimmies
78-530Y
Unit: 3.2 oz. jar
Black Non-Pareils
Black Non-Pareils
78-520K
Unit: 3.8 oz. jar