Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

holiday unicorn cake

Every celebration needs a unicorn, and this cake design is the latest must-have trend for Christmas. So easy to make. The ears and twisted horn are made using holiday colors and Wilton® Decorator Preferred fondant. And of course, the unicorn cake is finished with a magical dusting of Wilton® Pouch Red and Green Nonpareils Sprinkles and Gold Stars!
Step 1
Knead ½ tsp. Gum-Tex into white fondant. 
Step 2
Tint ½ oz. of the fondant and Gum-Tex mixture green. Reserve remaining white. 
Step 3
Use 9" roller with purple guide rings to separately roll out green and white fondant 1/8" thick. 
Step 4
Use largest leaf cutter "A" and white fondant cut two ears. Use leaf cutter "C" and green fondant cut two inside ears. Use damp brush to attach green inside ears to white ears. Set on an empty egg crate to shape and dry overnight. Reserve remaining fondant. 
Step 5
Tint 1 oz. fondant red. 
Step 6
Use two 1-3/8" balls of fondant, one red and one white. Roll each into elongated cone shapes approximately 6¼" long. Brush with a small amount of water and twist together. Insert a lollipop stick into the base, leaving 4" extended. Set on an empty egg crate to shape and dry overnight. 
Step 7
Bake and cool two 6" layers for a 6" x 6" cake. Level and torte cakes. Use decorator icing (4½ cups needed) to stack and ice layers. Ice cake smooth. 
Step 8
Divide icing and tint a small amount green. Place green icing in decorating bag with tip 3. 
Step 9
Prepare decorating bags with tips IM, 10, 5, 16, 32 and 21. Fill bags with white icing.
 
TIP: Combine Christmas Red and Red-Red for red shown. Combine Kelly Green and Moss Green for green shown
Step 10
Position ears and horn in top of cake. 
Step 11
Use prepared decorating bags and white icing to pipe rosettes, stars, dots and swirls for mane. 
Step 12
Use tip 3 and green icing to pipe eyes. 
Step 13
Attach sprinkles in mane, and stars for cheeks.
 
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    • Color: Christmas Red
    • Size: 1 oz
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    • Color: Kelly Green
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    • Color: Moss Green
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    • Color: Green
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