Heart Happenings

Heart Happenings

So simple — take a smooth-iced sheet cake, add pretty pastel hearts, easy borders, and an elegant pick for a can't-miss design that's perfect at showers, birthdays or Mother's Day.

Serves 45.

Step 1

Step 1: Prepare Cake

Bake your favorite 2-layer cake recipe or mix in cake pan. Cool cake in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely. Arrange on foil-wrapped cake board. Spatula ice in white buttercream.

Step 2

Step 2: Decorate Cake

Randomly decorate tip 4 bead hearts in rose, violet, yellow green and blue buttercream on cake top and sides. Add tip 18 dark rose shell top border. Pipe tip 16 dark rose shell bottom border; overpipe with tip 86 zigzag ruffle. Insert pick in cake top.

The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.