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Instructions for Baking & Decorating Motorcycle Cakes
(HELP making ANY novelty-shaped-character cake)

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ANOTHER MOTORCYCLE PAN (In case Wilton discontinues this one...and they will all too soon!_

PLEASE READ THROUGH INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE YOU BEGIN.
IN ADDITION, to decorate cake you will need:
Highlighted text takes you to the various products you will need
Decorating Bag and Coupler or parchment triangles.
Tips 3, 12, 16, 21 (alternate designs use tips 5, 7).
Buttercream Icing Colors in Red-Red, Black, Royal Blue (alternate designs use Teal, Violet, Lemon Yellow, Leaf Green and Sky Blue).
One full 2-layer cake mix or ingredients to make favorite layer cake recipe.
Foil-covered cake board or serving plate.
Motorcycle Pan #2105-2025 or #49-1204(Pantastic plastic to use in regular ovens)
To Decorate Her Ride
You will need Icing Colors in Black, Teal, Violet, Lemon Yellow; tips 3, 5, 7, 12
Make 5 cups buttercream icing:
Tint 1 1/4 cups teal (thin with 1 tablespoon and 3/4 teaspoon light corn syrup)
Tint 314 cup violet
Tint 3/4 cup light grey
Tint 3/4 cup dark grey
Tint 3/4 cup black
Tint 114 cup yellow
Reserve 1 1/4 cups white
To Decorate Motorcycle Cake
You will need Icing Colors in Super Red, Black and Royal Blue
Tips 3, 12, 16, 21
We suggest that you tint all icings at one time while cake cools. Refrigerate tinted icings in covered containers until ready to use.
Make 5 cups buttercream icing:
Tint 1 1/4 cups blue (thin with 1 tablespoon and 3/4 teaspoon light corn syrup)
Tint 3/4 cup black
Tint 112 cup dark grey
Tint 3/4 cup light grey
Tint 112 cup red
Reserve 1 1/4 cups white
 
WITH THINNED BLUE ICING:
Ice sides and background areas smooth with spatula
WITH DARK GREY ICING:
Use spatula to ice inside of wheels and background of motorcycle engine smooth
Use tip 3 and 'To Pipe-In" directions to pipe in center of hubcaps
WITH LIGHT GREY ICING:
Use tip 3 and 'To Outline" directions to outline headlight and shocks
Use tip 3 and "To Make Zigzags" directions to fill in headlight and shocks
Use tip 3 and 'To Outline and Pipe-In" directions to outline and pipe-in oil tank, transmission, cylinders and cylinder cover
Use tip 12 and 'To Pipe-In" directions to pipe wheel spokes, handle bars and chrome exhaust trim
WITH RED ICING:
Use tip 3 and 'To Outline" directions to outline fenders and gas tank top
Use tip 16 and 'To Make Stars" directions to cover fenders and gas tank top
WITH BLACK ICING
Use spatula to ice seat smooth.
Use tip 3 and 'To Print' directions to print message
Use tip 3 and "To Outline" directions to outline grips on handle bars and wheels
Use tip 12 and 'To Pipe-In" directions to pipe in wheels and handle bar trim
WITH WHITE ICING:
Use tip 21 and'To Make Zigzag Puffs" to pipe zigzag puff border
To Decorate Kicking Up Dirt
You will need Icing Colors in Leaf Green, Black, Sky Blue, Lemon
Yellow; tips 3, 5, 7, 12, 21.
Make 5 3/4 cups buttercream icing:
Tint 3/4 cup green
Tint 1 314 cups blue
Tint 3/4 cup grey
Tint 1 cup black
Tint 1/4 cup yellow
Reserve 1 114 cups white (thin with 1 tablespoon and 3/4 teaspoon light corn syrup)