Number One Pan


Not only is the #1 pan perfect for first birthdays, but it is also a great idea for #1 sports teams, #1 dads/moms, and an adorable candle!



 

 
 
A First Birthday

Materials:
1. cake - this pan takes one box mix or one two-layer cake
2. a batch of frosting - about 3 cups
3. food coloring/dye
4. a spatula/knife
5. tip #16
6. tip #21
7. tip #5
8. tin foil

Time:
To bake - about 35 minutes but check the recipe
To decorate - about an hour and a half
Total - about 2 and a half hours

Decorate:
1. Bake and cool cake
2. Prepare cake surface by covering it in tinfoil
3. Prepare frosting - about 2 cups should be thin consistency and about one cup should be medium consistency
4. Frost the cake in thin consistency white frosting
5. Dye the medium consistency frosting light blue (or a light shade of desired color)
6. With the medium consistency frosting fill in the number one with stars using tip #16 (this outline is slightly raised on the cake)
7. With tip #21 and medium consistency frosting put a shell border along the bottom
8. Dye the rest of the thin consistency frosting dark blue (or a dark shade of desired color)
9. With the dyed thin consistency and tip #5 outline both the outer rim of the cake and the number one (made of stars)
10. Write desired name on top of the stars - using tip #5 and thin consistency
11. Add polka dots in between your two outlines - using tip #5 and thin consistency
 
 
 
 
The Birthday Candle

Materials
1. cake - this pan takes one box mix or one two-layer cake
2. a batch of frosting - about 3 cups
3. purple food coloring/dye
4. yellow food coloring/dye
5. a spatula/knife
6. tip #12
7. tip #5
8. tip #47
9. toothpicks
10. tin foil

Time:
To bake - about 35 minutes but check the recipe
To decorate - about an hour and a half
Total - about 2 and a half hours

Decorate:
1. Bake and cool cake
2. Prepare cake surface by covering it in tin foil
3. Prepare a batch of frosting -  all thin consistency
4. Cut the #1 cake so that it is rectangular
5. Shape some of the extra cake into an ellipse - this is going to be your flame
6. Insert flame into top of cake using toothpicks
7. Frost the cake in white frosting
8. Dye about a 1/4 cup of the frosting yellow
9. Frost the flame yellow
10. Along the bottom of the cake, make a border of circles (or beads) using tip #12 and white frosting
11. Dye about 1/2 a cup of frosting a dark purple
12. Dye about 1/2 a cup of frosting a light purple
13. Using tip #47 (the flat side up) create stripes of alternating color
14. Using tip #5 and the dark purple frosting, outline your stripes

Note: To make the stripes use tip #47. Make two lines of the same color next to each other (flat side of tip #47 up). Use the spatula to smooth out the two lines. Then move onto the next stripe in the other color. Alternate colors back and forth.


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