Ok. Ok. So I'm not Irish. I just needed a catchy title to grab your attention. Tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day so I decorated this cake as a leprechaun hat.
The bottom layer was baked as a 6" round white cake. The top layer is chocolate cake with buttercream icing blended within. I molded the chocolate cake by making it dome shape at the top.
I coloured some fondant green and shaped it over the cake.
Out of gum paste I made the brim and the band of the hat which (ahem) I forgot to take a picture of and a three leaf clover. And voila! A cake for St. Patrick's Day!