Apple Twist Cake

Apple Twist Cake

The hearty colors of our apple cake will have real appeal for your guests! Decorating is a breeze with rolled fondant—even the bottom border is done with a simple twist.

Serves 20.

Step 1

Step 1: Prepare Cake & Cake Board

Bake your favorite 2-layer cake recipe or mix in 9-inch round baking pan. Cool cake in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely. Wrap cake board with fanci-foil; arrange cake on prepared board. Spatula ice cake top and sides smooth with thin layer of buttercream.

Step 2

Step 2: Cover Cake in Fondant

Roll a 1 in. ball of green fondant and combine with 24 oz. white fondant; roll out 1/8 in. thick. Cover cake; smooth. Using light green fondant scraps, roll two ropes 1/4 in. thick; twist ropes together and position for bottom border.

Step 3

Step 3: Decorate

Roll out red fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut small and large apples using cutters. Shape dark green fondant into a stem and leaf for each apple; attach with damp brush. Brush large apple with water; sprinkle with red sugar. Attach apples to cake with damp brush.

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