Ingredients: 
  • 2 8-inch round layer cakes, baked and refrigerated until cool
Supplies: 
  • Apron
  • Baking sheet
  • Cookie cutters; stars and circles
  • Cutting board and knife
  • Icing bags
  • Decorating tip -large round
  • Mixing bowls
  • Mug of hot water
  • Icing spatulas
  • Cake box (unless you buy a ready-made cake)
  • Cardboard base (unless you buy a ready-made cake)
  • Ruler or tape measure
  • Paper towels
  • Parchment baking paper
  • Paring knife
  • Rubber gloves (to avoid staining hands when mixing icing)
  • Wax paper to cover your work area
  • Toothpicks to remove crumbs from icing
  • Trashcan
  • Wood barbeque skewers