Rudolph is definitely our favourite animal during the holidays. He is Santa’s best friend and that makes him our best friend. When do you start baking?
What you need to make your rudolph cake:
- 250 g FunCakes Mix for Sponge Cake
- 200 g FunCakes Mix for Buttercream
- 100 g FunCakes Mix for Royal Icing
- FunCakes Flavour Paste -Orange-
- 900 g FunCakes Fondant -Bright White-
- 50 g FunCakes Fondant -Raven Black-
- FunCakes FunColours Gel - Holly Green
- FunCakes FunColours Gel - Brown
- FunCakes Pearl Choco Balls Ruby
- FunCakes Edible Glue
- 4 eggs (approx. 200 g)
- 240 ml water
- 250 g unsalted butter
- FunCakes Bake Release Spray
- FunCakes Decorating Bags
- FunCakes Magic Roll-Out Powder
- Wilton Cake Leveler
- Wilton Decorator Preferred Spatula Angled
- Wilton Cooling Grid
- Wilton -Wide Glide- Rolling Pin
- PME Bamboo Dowel Rods
- PME Deep Round Baking Pan Ø 20 x 7,5cm
- PME Modelling Tools Cutting Wheels
- PME Holly Leaf Plunger Cutter
- PME Ivy Leaf Plunger Cutter Medium
Knead 100 grams of white fondant with brown colour gel and set it aside for a while so the colour can absorb well. Roll out the brown and some white fondant and cut out the ears using a cutting wheel. Make sure the white ears are a little bit smaller than the brown ears. Glue the ears on top of each other and bend it a little. Let the ears dry.
Tip! Make the ears 1 or 2 days in advance so that it can dry well.
Cut a dowel in half for the antlers and cover both with brown fondant. Leave a piece of dowel bare so that you can easily put it into the cake.
Tip! Make the antlers 1 or 2 days in advance so that it can dry well.
Preheat the oven to 180 °C (convection oven 160°C).
Prepare 250 grams of FunCakes Mix for Sponge Cake as indicated on the package. Grease the baking pan using the baking spray. Fill the baking pan with the batter and bake the cake in 35 – 40 minutes. Release the cake on a cooling grid and let it cool down completely.
Prepare 200 grams of FunCakes Mix for Buttercream as indicated on the package and add orange flavour paste to taste. Cut the cake twice using a cake leveler and fill and cover the cake with buttercream. Place the cake in the fridge.
Knead 650 grams of white fondant with brown colour gel and set it aside for a while so the colour can absorb well. fondant well and roll it out on a flat surface covered with magic roll-out powder. Cover the cake with the brown fondant. Roll out the white fondant and cut out the eyes using a cutting wheel. Glue the eyes on the cake using edible glue. Use the black fondant to make the eyelashes by rolling small pieces of fondant on your hand using your fingers. Glue these on the white surface with edible glue.
Knead 125 grams of white fondant green with the colour gel, roll it out thinly on some magic roll-out powder and cut out a few leaves with the ivy plunger. Knead a little white through a small piece of green fondant to get a lighter colour and cut out a few more leaves.
Prepare 100 grams of FunCakes Mix for Royal Icing as indicated on the package. Put this into a decorating bag and cut off the tip. Glue the nose and leaves using the icing on the cake.
Sitck a skewer in the back of the cake where the antlers are supposed to be placed. Put the antlers in the back of the cake and secure the ears with royal icing.