Fourth of July Recipes, Candy and Cake Decorating

Click for a bigger picture Uncle Sam Celebrates July 4th
step-by-step cake decorating instructions

get ready - getting started - the body - the head - hands & cloth - cloth details - burst from the cake - star decorations - final assembly of your 4th of July cake

Finishing Uncle Sam

now affix the bow tie with a little water or a dab of royal icing.

Pipe in the eyes using the icing tube and royal icing.

add some black food coloring to a little white sugarpaste to make it gray.

roll out the gray paste into a sausage and flatten it, this is his hair.
Make a small pea of paste for his beard.

stick on his hair and beard using a little water.

Now for the strips........

using a small brush and the red food color, paint the strips carefully onto the hat and the waistcoat.

Place the body onto the cake and fix the legs in position. Push the skewer into the cake so the straight leg doesn't fall over.

Paint the stripes onto the legs.


Next: Bursting from the cake

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