Poodle Cake

Author: Canadian Living

You can dress up this adorable poodle with a fabric bow.

  • Portion size 16 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2009

Ingredients

  • 2 Easy Chocolate Cakes
  • Easy Butter Icing recipe
  • food colouring
  • black candies
  • Licorice rope

Method

Easy Chocolate Cakes

Easy Butter Icing


Click here to download a PDF version of the Poodle Cake cutout instructions to your desktop.



Centre 1 of the cakes on large cake board for base. Using diagram as guide, cut out pieces from remaining cake.

Remove 1 cup (250 mL) of the icing to small bowl; tint light pink.

Using small amount of white icing, attach pieces A and B to base for ears. Attach piece C for topknot. Attach piece D to top of base for nose.

Spread 3/4 cup (175 mL) of the white icing over top and sides of cake to mask and seal in crumbs. Chill until firm, about 30 minutes.

Spread 2/3 cup (150 mL) of the white icing over top and sides of nose, ears and top knot. Use back of spoon to create swirls on nose.

Spread pink icing over top and sides of poodle face, using back of spoon to create swirls.

Using piping bag fitted with star tip, pipe remaining white icing into rosettes on ears and topknot. Using plain tip, pipe white icing to make eyes.

Use candies and licorice rope to make pupils, eyebrows, nose, and paw prints, if desired. Chill until firm, about 30 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per each of 16 servings: about

  • Sodium 356 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 652.0
  • Total fat 33 g
  • Potassium 144 mg
  • Cholesterol 51 mg
  • Saturated fat 13 g
  • Total carbohydrate 90 g

%RDI

  • Iron 12.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 23.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 16.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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