For Valentine?s Day, wedding day or any day special, this rose-topped heart
cake says it all. It?s the ideal clutter-free design to show off your skills
at making gum paste roses, picked up in your Gum Paste and Fondant Course.
3 days in advance: Make 13 white full-bloom gum paste roses following Gum Paste and Fondant Course instructions. Let dry. Brush with Pearl Dust.
Bake and cool 2-layer heart cake. Prepare for rolled fondant by icing lightly with buttercream. Tint 24 oz. fondant rose.
Cover cake with fondant; smooth with fondant smoother. Pipe tip 6 bead bottom border in buttercream. Insert roses in cake top.
Individual hand-shaped petals are the secret to the incredible realism of Gum Paste Roses. Gum paste can be rolled very thin, yet hold its shape. As a result, your flowers will have texture and form that rivals nature.