The Perfect Purse in Pink

Perfect Purse Cake

The perfect purse … to match your shoes, of course! This is a wonderful beginner decorator project. The cake can also be personalized easily by varying the colors or piping techniques used!

Serves 12.

Step 1

Step 1: Bake the Cake

Bake your favorite 2-layer cake recipe in Purse Pan. Cool completely. Cut cake board to fit cake; cover with Fanci-Foil. Arrange cooled cake on prepared board.

Step 2

Step 2: Decorate Cake

Spatula ice background in white buttercream; spatula ice purse top and sides with thinned light violet icing. Outline purse details in light violet with tip 3. Add tip 2B light rose stripes (7 shown above); add tip 13 light rose stars to piped stripes. Pipe in tip 5 dot medallion/clasp; outline with tip 5 dark violet and add dark violet ball in center.

Add tip 5 light violet icing dots on purse flap. Outline handle with tip 3 dark violet. Pipe tip 3 dark violet zigzags between rose stripes. Complete this project with tip 21 light violet star bottom border.

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