Mix in the food dye. Two drops of super black into the white makes a nice TROBO grey.
Here's TROBO's face with the grey icing. (I'm already showing the ear, because I forgot to take the photo of just the face. I put the grey icing all around the sides, so the ears and hat could stay attached to the head.
Two drops of standard yellow dye bring the lemon icing to a sunnier yellow to match TROBO's ear.
Use the template's right ear to carve out the cake.
Next up, the blue ear:
No food coloring here. The icing is already rich blue.
Cut out and icing the red hat (or disk):
Mistake #2 here, I ran out of red dye. This hat should have been a red, not a pink. Ah well, still yummy, when it's midnite and you gotta get up at 6am. :]
Go to Page 3 for the Fondant portion.