Hearts A'Poppin

Hearts A'Poppin

Bright red hearts really stand out on the rosy fondant background.  Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant makes decorating this cake easy.

Serves 14.

Step 1

Step 1: Make Heart Pattern

Place piece of parchment paper into pan and trace raised heart in center of pan.

Step 2

Step 2: Bake Cake

Bake your favorite 2-layer cake recipe or mix in Crown of Hearts pan following recipe instructions. Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely. If desired, cut cake circle to size of pan. Arrange cooled cake on cut cake board or cake plate. Lightly ice cake in buttercream icing to prepare for fondant covering.

Step 3

Step 3: Cover with Fondant

Tint 36 oz. fondant rose. Roll out 1/16 in. thick. Cover cake; smooth.

Step 4

Step 4: Decorate

Tint remaining fondant red; roll out 1/8 in. thick.  Using pattern, cut out large heart.  Using medium Heart Cut-Out, cut approximately 18 hearts.  Attach hearts to cake with damp brush.

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