Pretty, Pretty Petals

Pretty, Pretty Petals

Drop flowers in a variety of sizes are the crowning glory of this light yellow petal cake. The beautiful blend of peach, pink and violet flowers are mirrored in the bottom border.

Serves 10.

Step 1

Step 1: Make Drop Flowers

At least 2 days before decorating cake, make peach, violet and rose royal icing drop flowers in a variety of sizes using tips 129, 131, and 225 (75 flowers were used for this cake as shown - make additional in case of breakage); add tip 2 white dot flower centers. Allow to dry completely.

Step 2

Step 2: Prepare Cake

Bake your favorite 2-layer cake recipe or mix in 6-inch petal cake pan. Cool cake in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely. Wrap cake board cut to size with Fanci-Foil. Arrange cake on prepared cake board.

Step 3

Step 3: Decorate

Ice cake smooth in yellow buttercream. Pipe tip 3 bead top and bottom border. Position flowers in groups around bottom border. Shape a mound of buttercream icing at top of cake; attach remaining flowers on icing and each other with additional icing.

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