Ignore that stick coming out of the top of his head. It was just for extra stabilization for the drive to the party.
He loved it! This was the hardest cake I’ve made so far. It’s not as pretty as I wanted, but I think for a fondant-free cake, it’s not bad. I learned some lessons in gravity and making stronger bases for skinny cakes. I already have more ideas for other cakes, which is good since I have three more coming up in the next two months! I think this may become a “thing.”