Circus Animal Cookie Cake

watch
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • To make cookie:
  • roll out the ready to bake cookie dough.
  • place elephant shaped paper template on the flattened dough.
  • cut out the shape, remove the extra pieces.
  • repeat until you have 3 elephant cookies.
  • bake 370F for 10 minutes.
  • To make strawberry buttercream:
  • With a hand mixer or stand mixer, fitted with paddle attachment, beat butter for 2 mins, until smooth & creamy. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and beater as necessary.
  • Add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time, beating until combined.
  • Add puree, vanilla extract, jam and beat on medium speed until fully combined.
  • Place in a piping bag.
  • To make strawberry puree:
  • place about 5 chopped strawberries in a food processor and blend until pureed.
  • To assemble:
  • placed one baked elephant cookie down.
  • pipe small circular shapes of strawberry buttercream until the cookie is covered; repeat to the next two cookies.
  • once the buttercream layers are added, stack the cookies.
  • sprinkle on candy-coated chocolates on top.
Advertisement