Always Adored Cake
Let mom know she is Always Adored. Fondant flowers make a bright and cheery border on this cake that is especially for mom on her special day.
Cake serves 20.
In advance, cut 13 each orange, neon pink, and violet flowers using medium Cut-Out.
Roll 1/4 in. white ball centers and attach with damp brush.
Cut 53 green leaves using smallest leaf Cut-Out. Imprint veins using straight-edge wheel of Cutter/Embosser. Let flowers and leaves dry on flower formers dusted with cornstarch.
Cover 3 in. high cake (bake two 1 1/2 in. layers) with
Roll 1/2 in. diameter fondant balls and attach to bottom border with damp brush.
Attach flowers and leaves using buttercream and tip 3.
Write "Mom" using purple FoodWriter.
These tiny cupped flowers can accent any dessert-just add buttercream to make a pretty center.
To create a variety of curved shapes, use both sides of Flower Formers to dry leaves. You can also add a colorful flair to leaves by brushing them with a mix of clear vanilla and icing color or use pearl dust and brush color onto leaves.
Quick tip on how to attach your fondant accents to your fondant covered cake.