For those who enjoy to decorate and bake cakes, these DIY animal cake toppers are simple and easy to make, using various colors of marzipan.

Domestic guru Martha Stewart explains on her home decor website how to create several jungle creature cake toppers out of edible marzipan. Because of marzipan's malleable texture, these animal cake toppers are super simple to make. All you need is white marzipan, a rolling pin and gel food coloring. Martha uses step by step images breakdowns to explains how to create monkey, giraffe, elephant and lion cake toppers.

Depending on the animal cake topper you wish to make, simply add the gel food coloring, roll out the marzipan as if it was Play-Doh into the according shapes needed and assemble.