I used colored fondant to make the face, and it turned out quite cute! My secret was this puzzle mat:
I took Ernie’s face apart and used each piece as a template. I then colored the fondant pieces to match whatever piece of Ernie I was working on and used a small paring knife to trace around the puzzle piece on the rolled out fondant. I then placed the cut out piece on the cake.
Using this technique, I could very easily make most of the Sesame Street characters, and now you can too!
Need other Sesame Street party ideas? Check out my other post about my daughters second birthday party here.