Hearts and Roses Cake

Hearts and Roses Cake

Hearts and red roses are the quintessential symbol of romance. Here we've combined them on a single cake perfect for a shower, Valentine's Day celebration or a small wedding reception.


Step 1

Step 1: Bake The Cake

Bake your favorite 2-layer cake recipe or mix in 10 in. heart pan following recipe instructions. Cool in pan on cooling grid 15 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely. Cut cake board to shape of pan; cover with Fanci-Foil.

Step 2

Step 2: Stack the Cake

Level cake layers. Place first layer on prepared cake board. Tint buttercream icing rose. Outline cake layer with tip 12 rose icing, about 1/2 in. from outer edge of layer; fill in with additional buttercream. Top with sliced strawberries. Add top cake layer. Spatula ice cake using tip 789 with rose buttercream.

Step 3

Step 3: Create Punched Border and Heart Doily

Cut 1-1/2 in. x length of Sugar Sheet strips with Slide-N-Cut Cutter. Punch scallops on one long side of strip; attach to bottom of cake, scallop side up, with piping gel. Cut 8 in. heart shape from remaining white Sugar Sheet. Punch scalloped edge with Scallop Cutting Insert, punching 2 scallops at a time. With narrow end of tip 12, punch hole in each scallop, 1/2 in. from edge. Place on top of cake.

Step 4

Step 4: Make Ribbon Roses

Attach waxed paper square to flower nail with buttercream icing. Make tip12 red buttercream base and tip 104 petal red ribbon roses. Arrange on top of cake.

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