Space Landing Mini Cakes

Idea gallery #1163
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Space Landing Mini Cakes
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 4" half sphere cakes
  • buttercream icing
  • green, brown, orange, grey fondant
  • white, red, black, blue, grey candy coating
  • red and brown airbrush color
  • piping gel
Ice cakes with thin layer of buttercream icing. Roll out blue, orange and grey fondant and cover cakes. Create texture in grey moon by pressing various size ball tools into fondant. Press lines and dots into orange Mars. Use red and brown airbrush color to make Mars look more realistic and natural. Roll out green fondant and cut out continents. (Place map over fondant and cut along maps continent outlines if you desire realistic looking continents.) Attach green fondant continents with piping gel.

Use parchment cones with small holes in the tips to pipe candy coating details in rocket and astronaut. Fill remainder of cavity with white candy coating. Allow to completely set, remove from mold and press into top of cakes.

Hemisphere Ball Cake Pan- 3 1/2"
Hemisphere Ball Cake Pan- 3 1/...
FD-PHA35
Unit: 1
Space Ship with Astronauts Chocolate Candy Mold
Space Ship with Astronauts Cho...
90-15380
Unit: 1
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant Icing
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant...
77-760
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Leaf Green Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8011)
Leaf Green Americolor® Soft Ge...
ACR-111
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Chocolate Brown Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8004)
Chocolate Brown Americolor® So...
ACR-104
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Copper Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8005)
Copper Americolor® Soft Gel Pa...
ACR-105
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Super Black Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8001)
Super Black Americolor® Soft G...
ACR-101
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Chocolate Brown Americolor AmeriMist™ Airbrush Food Color (Old # 34-604)
Chocolate Brown Americolor Ame...
ACR-604
Unit: 9 oz. bottle
Merckens Super White Vanilla Flavored Candy Coating
Merckens Super White Vanilla F...
70-2220
Unit: 1 lb. bag
Black Candy Writer
Black Candy Writer
77-3900
Unit: 1 5/8 oz. tube
Red Candy Writer
Red Candy Writer
77-3550
Unit: 1 5/8 oz. tube
Blue Candy Writer
Blue Candy Writer
77-3600
Unit: 1 5/8 oz. tube
4" PME Round Cake Card
4" PME Round Cake Card
27-8130
Unit: 1