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Baroque Beauty Cake


Ornate patterns in black create a rich tapestry for these monogrammed wedding tiers. The intricate design is actually easy to create using tinted fondant and our Baroque Fondant and Gum Paste Mold.
Makes: Serves 72

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Step 1

Three or four days in advance: Make topper. Tint 48 oz. fondant black and 4 oz. light gray. Add 1/2 teaspoon Gum-Tex to 4 oz. fondant in each color; roll out 3/16 in. thick. Cut small and large ovals using patterns. Let dry eight hours. Attach small to large with damp brush; let dry at least 48 hours. Trim dowel rod to 11 in. and attach to back with fondant; let dry. Using black fondant and Baroque mold, mold small paisley shapes. Trace and cut initial with knife. Attach paisley and initial with damp brush; let dry. Reserve remaining black fondant.

Step 2

Also in advance: Prepare base board and cover with 24 oz. black fondant.

Step 3

Bake and cool 3-layer cakes (bake two 2 in. high layers and one 1 in. high layer for each 5 in. high cake). Prepare for Stacked Construction .

Step 4

Tint 126 oz. fondant light gray. Prepare and cover cakes with light gray rolled fondant. Use black fondant and Baroque mold to mold small pearl chain for top and bottom borders. Trim to fit and attach with damp brush. Use black fondant and Baroque mold to mold paisley heart and small paisley designs. Mark center point on each cake side; attach one heart 1/2 in. above mark, one 1/2 in. below. Attach two more hearts to create an open square at center; repeat for each cake side and corner. Attach small paisley and additional hearts to complete each side, trimming to fit at top and bottom edge. At reception: Insert topper

* Combine Black with Violet for gray shown.

** The smallest tier is often saved for the first anniversary. The number of servings given does not include the smallest tier.

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Black Icing Color

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Violet Icing Color

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8 x 2 in. Square Pan

8 x 2 in. Square Pan

12 x 2 in. Square Pan

12 x 2 in. Square Pan

10 x 14 in. Cake Boards

10 x 14 in. Cake Boards

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Monogram pattern in your favorite font

Monogram pattern in your favorite font

14 x 14 in. plywood or foamcore

14 x 14 in. plywood or foamcore ((1/2 in. thick))

Knife

Knife

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