Party Balloons Cake

Party Balloons Cake

Here's a bold look for every celebration cake—stars and balloons in bright, fun colors!

Cake serves 22.

Step 1

Step 1: Prepare Cake

: Bake and cool your favorite1-layer cake. Lightly ice in buttercream icing to prepare for fondant covering. Position cake on foil covered cake board. Cover cake with white rolled fondant; smooth. Position cake on foil-covered cake board.

Step 2

Step 2: Decorate

Roll out colored fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut stars and circles using small and medium Cut-Outs; attach to cake with damp brush. For balloon strings, cut 1/8 in. wide fondant strips, attach with damp brush. Cut message using cookie cutters, attach to cake with damp brush. With remaining colored fondant, roll 1/2 in. balls; attach to bottom border, alternating colors with damp brush.

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