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A Basketweave Full of Chicks Easter Cake


This buttercream iced cake is so ?tweet? for Easter! Featuring a basketweave icing technique on its side, chick cupcakes sit snugly on the cake top. The Wilton 12-Pc. Easter Treat Decorating Set includes the tips you need to decorate both cake and mini cupcakes.
Makes: Cake Serves 12. Each Cupcake Serves 1.

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Step 1

Make cake and six mini cupcakes. Prepare cake and cupcake batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cake and mini cupcakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint portions green and yellow, and small amounts of black and orange. Reserve remaining white. Torte, stack and fill for a 2-layer cake, 3 in. high.

Step 2

Decorate mini cupcakes. Use 9 in. angled spatula and yellow icing to ice mini cupcakes smooth. Use tip 4, cut disposable decorating bag and black icing to pipe dots for eyes. Use tip 4, cut disposable decorating bag and orange icing to pipe pull-out dot for beak. Use tip 18, cut disposable decorating bag and yellow icing to pipe pull-out stars for feathers.

Step 3

Decorate cake. Use 11 in. straight spatula and white icing to ice cake smooth. Use tip 48, cut disposable decorating bag and white icing to pipe basketweave on sides of cake. Use tip 233, cut disposable decorating bag and green icing to pipe grass on top of cake. Place mini cupcakes sideways on top of cake. Pipe additional grass around mini cupcakes to stabilize, if needed.

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Favorite cake recipe or mix

Favorite cake recipe or mix ((3 cups of batter needed))

Favorite cupcake recipe or mix

Favorite cupcake recipe or mix

Leaf Green Icing Color

Leaf Green Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

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12-Pc. Easter Treat Decorating Set ((tip 4, tip 18, tip 48, tip 233 and disposable decorating bags used))

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6 x 3 in. Round Pan

6 x 3 in. Round Pan

White Mini Baking Cups

White Mini Baking Cups

Cooling Grid

Cooling Grid

Cake Circle

Cake Circle

food-safe scissors

food-safe scissors

This technique turns any treat into beautiful baskets. Perfect for Easter, Mother's Day, bridal or any Spring and summertime theme.

Pipe dots for flower centers, faces, figure piping and border effects. When making large dots, lift the tip as you squeeze to allow icing to fill out completely.

The grass tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the grass tip makes ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Our step-by-step video shows you how!

The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The pull-out star technique can be used for fun, furry creatures, or for textured hair for your cakes.

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