Cat cake decorations
- 65g black fondant
- 5g white fondant
- 1g pink fondant
- 1g green fondant
- Chinese clear noodles
- Edible gold and caramel food colouring
- White alcohol
- Strand of dried spaghetti
This recipe makes one 3 inch tall fondant cat, ideal to decorate cakes or cupcakes. With their inquisitive expressions and cute whiskers, these little cake toppers make perfect party decorations for kids’ birthdays or novelty bakes.
Experiment with the colours to suit whatever you’re making and just remember to increase the quantities of icing if you want to make more than one.
- Veining tool or a cocktail stick
- Water brush for sticking
- Fine paint brush
- Sharp knife
Step 1Using 40g of black fondant, mould a pear shape and push a piece of spaghetti into the centre as a support for the head. Roll a 20g ball of black fondant into a sphere, for the head.
Step 2Using the vein tool or cocktail stick, draw legs onto the front of the body. Roll 2 small balls of fondant for the paws and draw toes by adding 3 lines into the front of the feet.
For the tail, roll a long thin sausage shape and taper the end to a point for the tail. Using a brush of water, stick it onto the back of the body, curling it up to rest into a curl on a pot, or something similar, until the tail has dried in place.
Step 3For the cheeks, roll 2 small balls of white fondant and squash flat with the tip of your finger and do the same with the coloured fondant for the eyes. Repeat with smaller dots of black fondant for the pupils.
For the bib, roll a piece of white fondant and cut triangles out for the fur. Cut a small triangle from the pink fondant for the nose.