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These adorable, edible marzipan cake toppers aren't too hard to make -- all it takes is patience. To make the animals, combine marzipan with gel food coloring, and use the photos as a guide. Use our marzipan recipe or purchase it from odense.com.
Tip: Use a skewer to form an indent on top edge of the face piece to create a widow’s peak.
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Tip: Make front legs slightly shorter and thicker than back legs to support the elephant in a seated position.
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Tip: Use a pencil or rolled-up piece of paper to hold legs in position while they firm up.
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Tip: Attach legs to body in standing position, then fold legs under to have lion sit or lie down.