Spring Pastel Butterfly Cake

Spring Pastel Butterfly Cake

It's fun to see what you can do with the various sizes of star tips. Here, the butterfly is covered with fine tip 16 stars while the border is done with larger tip Star tip—it's a great contrast of textures.

Serves 12.

Step 1

Step 1: Bake Cake

Bake your favorite cake recipe or mix in Butterfly pan following recipe instructions. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely. Arrange cake on foil-wrapped cake board cut to fit.

Step 2

Step 2: Decorate

Tint buttercream violet, rose, orange and yellow. Decorate body sections with tip 16 violet stars. Decorate outer wing areas with tip 16 yellow stars. Decorate wing detail sections with tip 16 stars in rose and orange.

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