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Fathers Day: Grill / Bar-B-Q Cookout Cake!

Items Needed :

  • 10 in. Round Pans
  • Tips 3, 6, 8
  • Tip 16
  • Tip 70
  • Tip 233
  • Decorator Brush Set


  • Black, Leaf Green, Red-Red, Golden Yellow, Orange Icing Colors
  • White Candy Melts
  • Chocolate Candy Melts
  • Red Candy Food Coloring
  • Buttercream Icing
  • Royal Icing
  • Candy Clay Recipe
  • Uncooked Spaghetti
  • Large Marshmallows
  • Confectioners Sugar
For grates: With thinned royal icing, "paint" 9 pieces of spaghetti grey. Push into a craft block to dry. Carefully break spaghetti into graduated lengths to fit top of "grill". For coals: Flatten marshmallows, paint deep grey. When dry, pat with confectioners sugar. Make hamburgers and hot dogs out of candy clay. Indent and paint grate marks on hot dogs. Use a cut bag to flow thinned royal icing cheese over hamburgers. With leftover candy clay, make a 1 in. wide rim piece, the circumference of top. Ice 2-layer cake smooth; top black, sides white. Position candy rim on edge of top. With toothpick, mark grill sides, 3 in. from top. Outline bottom of grill with Tip 8. Cover grill rim and sides with Tip 16 stars. Print Tip 3 message, then overpipe. Place marshmallow "coals" and spaghetti "grates" on top. Edge top with Tip 6 outline. Pipe Tip 8 outline legs and ball feet. Add Tip 233 grass at cake base. Position hamburgers and hot dogs. Pipe Tip 70 spatula-striped leaf motion "flames" between grates.

YIELD: Serves 24

Comments (4)

This is so CUTE!
This is amazing!
I looooooooooove this. I would love to make this for my father in law.
Love this cake going to do it for my father. love the figure of the old man next to the cake
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