Flowers and Lace Cake

Flowers and Lace Cake

Fondant and a special roller that imprints the delicate lace pattern allow even the novice cake decorator to create intricate masterpiece desserts like this. Match your fondant color to flowers available, or even your party theme! Perfect for showers, small weddings, or any event honoring the special women in your life!

Serves 20.

Step 1

Step 1: Prepare Cake & Cake Board

Bake Pink Grapefruit Cake or your favorite 2-layer cake in round pans. Cool cake in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely. Wrap cake circle with foil; arrange cake on prepared cake board. Spatula ice cake smooth with thin layer of buttercream to prepare for covering with fondant.

Step 2

Step 2: Cover Cake in Fondant

Tint 30 oz. rolled fondant peach, a small portion light green and reserve about 24 oz. white. Roll out peach fondant 1/8 in. thick and cover cake; smooth with fondant smoother or palm of hand. Roll remaining peach fondant into 1/2 in. balls; arrange as bottom border around cake, securing balls with buttercream icing.

Step 3

Step 3: Decorate

Roll out white fondant 1/8 in. thick, approximately 3 inches wide and long enough to fit around outside of cake. With even pressure, imprint strip with Spiral Pattern Roller. Re-measure strip and cut to size again if necessary. With fondant ball tool, ruffle long edge of fondant strip. Attach strip around cake using fondant adhesive. Roll out green fondant 1/8 in. thick; cut ½ in. wide and long enough to fit around outside of cake. Attach to cake, centering on white imprinted fondant. Cut 2nd piece ½ in. wide and long enough to make fondant bow; attach to front of cake. Place acrylic or plastic wrap on cake top; add flowers.

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