Springtime Soiree Cake

Mosaic Medley Cake

Few decorating techniques are easier than sotas - simply a line that gently wanders over the surface of your treat. Here the white sotas form the perfect background for ready-made flower icing decorations. Perfect for Easter festivities, Mother's Day or any other celebration of spring

Serves 20.

Step 1

Step 1: Bake The Cake

Bake your favorite 2-layer cake recipe or mix in 8 in. round pan following recipe instructions. Cool in pan on cooling grid 15 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely. Stack layers on foil-wrapped cake board.

Step 2

Step 2: Ice the Cake

Tint buttercream icing pale green. Spatula ice cake. Thin white buttercream with corn syrup; pipe tip 2 sotas to cake. Add tip 21 green shell bottom border; attach icing decorations to border. Pipe a small tip 21 mound of green buttercream to top of cake; attach icing decorations.

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