Welcome Home Soldier Cake

Idea gallery #741
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Welcome Home Soldier Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 6" and 8" square cake
  • 4 lbs. fondant
  • brown food coloring
  • chocolate buttercream
  • camouflage edible images strips
  • flags
  • military figures
  • black food marker
Color most of fondant light brown. Cover 6" and 8" tier with light brown fondant. Stack cake using preferred method. Apply designer print edible image around base of each tier by lighting brush cake with water, peeling off backing and gently press edible image to cake. Pipe chocolate buttercream trim on top and bottom edge of edible image with #8 and #4. Decorate cake with flags and military figures. Roll out fondant and cut 4" x 2" rectangle. Allow to crust and use food marker to write message. Use #6 tip to make holes in upper corners. When banner has dried (several hours) thread twine though holes and drape over top of tank. Secure banner by attach with buttercream to side of 6" cake. (Note- twine should not actually be supporting banner.)
Army Men
Army Men
TD-7846P
Unit: 12/pkg.
U.S. Army Tank
U.S. Army Tank
PH-009740E
Unit: 1/pkg.
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant Icing
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant...
77-770
Unit: 5 lb. tub
Warm Brown Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8031)
Warm Brown Americolor® Soft Ge...
ACR-131
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
12" Clear Disposable Decorating Bags
12" Clear Disposable Decoratin...
31-55
Unit: 12/pkg.
#4 Round Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#4 Round Opening Stainless Ste...
30-4
Unit: 1
#6 Round Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#6 Round Opening Stainless Ste...
30-6
Unit: 1
#8 Round Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#8 Round Opening Stainless Ste...
30-8
Unit: 1
Black AmeriColor Food Color Pens (Old # 34-6015)
Black AmeriColor Food Color Pe...
ACR-BGW2
Unit: 1 set/ 2 pens total