The Berry Basket

The Berry Basket

What could look fresher than a berry-topped cake decorated with intertwined basketweave and rope borders? This intricate look will impress every guest, but the technique is easy to master with a little practice.

Serves 12.

Step 1

Step 1: Bake Cake

Bake and cool your favorite 2-layer cake recipe or mix. Place on serving platter or foil-wrapped cake board cut to fit.

Step 2

Step 2: Decorate

Ice cake smooth in rose buttercream. Decorate sides of cake with basketweave using tip 18. Add tip 18 top and bottom rope borders.

Step 3

Step 3: Celebrate

Just before serving, position berries on cake top.

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