A Gift From The Heart Cake
On Valentine?s Day, give your special someone a Gift from the Heart. This cake is simple to decorate using ready-to-use rolled fondant and heart cut-outs, and it?s even easier to enjoy!
Cake serves 20.
Prepare 2-layer cake to be covered with fondant by lightly icing with buttercream.
Cover cake with fondant; smooth with Easy-Glide Smoother.
Use largest heart Cut-Out to randomly cut fondant pieces from covered cake.
Roll out various fondant colors and cut largest heart Cut-Out; position fondant hearts in open areas on cake.
Cut various color hearts using medium and smallest Cut-Outs. Attach with damp brush, layering some on inlay hearts.
To make border, roll two 1/4 in. diameter ropes and twist to form braid; attach with damp brush.
Using 2 sizes of Cut-Outs? or cookie cutters, Fondant Inlays add a contrasting color shape within a larger cut shape. Try making them directly on your cake!
A simple way to add color and visual interest to a cake. Cutouts are fondant shapes that can be made in a variety of sizes and colors.
Quick tip on how to attach your fondant accents to your fondant covered cake.