Pastel Mini Cakes

Pastel Mini Cakes

More and more hostesses are choosing individual cakes for elegant and easy serving. With pretty pastels and fresh fruit, it's easy to create a dessert table they'll be talking about. Any color makes a pretty celebration.

Each mini cake serves 1.

Step 1

Step 1: Bake Cakes

Bake you favorite cake recipe or mix in pan. Cool completely on grid. Cut cake into circles using knife and largest round Cut-Out as a guide; also cut small squares using ruler and knife. Position cakes on cooling grid over parchment-lined drip pan. Microwave White Decorator Icing on DEFROST 1 minute; stir; if necessary, repeat microwaving 10 seconds and stirring until of pouring consistency. (You can also use quick-pour fondant recipe.) Tint rose or ivory. Pour icing over cakes to cover; let set. Repeat.

Step 2

Step 2: Decorate Cakes

Flatten baking cups with hands and position 1 mini cake on each. Tint buttercream icing rose or ivory. Decorate cakes with tip 3 lines and dots. Add tip 18 rosette on each cake top; position berries and mint leaves.

Step 3

Step 3: Celebrate

Arrange decorated mini cakes on cupcake stand.

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