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April Showers Mini Springtime Cakes Zoom

April Showers Mini Springtime Cakes


Drip, drip, drop! We all know that April showers bring May flowers…but these little April Showers Mini Springtime Cakes will have you showered with nothing but praise! A fun and fancy treat for baby showers and wedding showers, these spring-themed cakes feature sweet little flowers and bows, making them a wonderful favor for guests. Create an array of colored umbrellas using fondant and icing colors and add a stick to each umbrella to make them easy to hold and wrap. Easy enough for decorators of all skill levels, these mini spring cakes are a sweet treat for any spring occasion!
Makes: Each cake serves 1.
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Step 1

In advance: Make fondant flowers. Roll out fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut 3 flowers for each cake using forget-me-not cutter from Flower Making Set.

Step 2

Move flowers to thin foam and soften edges with dogbone tool; move to thick foam and cup with small end of dogbone tool.

Step 3

Let dry in small flower formers dusted with cornstarch. Roll small balls for centers and attach with damp brush.

Step 4

Bake and cool jelly roll cake. Cut individual cakes with cutter; cut each in half.

Step 5

Prepare for poured fondant. Follow recipe instructions for covering cakes and let dry.

Step 6

In buttercream, outline cakes and pipe umbrella ribs with tip 2. Attach flowers with buttercream; add tip 349 leaves.

Step 7

Roll a 3/4 in. diameter fondant ball and insert at end of lollipop stick. Insert stick in bottom of cake.

Step 8

Using 10 in. pieces of ribbon, tie a matching color bow on each stick.

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Rose Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Violet Icing Color

Violet Icing Color

cornstarch

cornstarch

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10 1/2  x 15 1/2 in. Jelly Roll Pan

10 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. Jelly Roll Pan

Cookie Sheet

Cookie Sheet

4 in. Lollipop Sticks

4 in. Lollipop Sticks

satin ribbon in pink

10 in. satin ribbon in pink (1/8 in. wide for each favor)

satin ribbon in light green

10 in. satin ribbon in light green (1/8 in. wide for each favor)

satin ribbon in light violet

10 in. satin ribbon in light violet (1/8 in.. wide for each favor)

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