Step 1Bake and cool 1-layer cake. Place on foil-wrapped board and ice smooth with blue buttercream icing.
Step 2Tint 7 oz. of fondant brown. Roll out 1/8 in. thick. Use letters from cutter set to cut "DAD". Positon on cake top.
Step 3For border around message, use straight-edge wheel of Cutter/Embosser to cut 1/2 in. wide strips, two 7 1/2 in. long, two 3 1/2 in. long. Trim edges and position 1/4 in. from letters; attach with piping gel. Follow same directions to cut 1/2 in. wide strips for top and bottom cake borders, 9 in. and 13 in. long. Attach to cake with piping gel.
Step 4Use brown fondant and cutting insert to cut approximately 60 swirls. Position on cake top, cutting to fit.
* Combine Brown with Black and Red-Red for brown shown.