Buttercream flowers in pretty pastels create a garden of sweetness on this cake that's perfect for bridal showers, weddings, Easter or Mother's Day. Showcase your decorating skills using icing colors and the Master Tip Set to recreate this stunning cake.
Prepare cake according to recipe directions, bake and cool. Level and ice smooth for a 6 in. x 4 in. cake.
Combine Burgundy and Violet icing colors to get medium and dark purple shown. Combine Moss and Ivory icing colors to get light green shown. Tint icing; 2 cups of ivory and 1 cup each of violet, moss, light pink, medium pink, medium purple, dark purple and light green. Mix some of the pinks, ivory and purples in a decorating bag, leave some solo. Fill more decorating bags with single colors.
Using tip 103, pipe 8 ranunculus flowers on wax paper. Then, using assorted petal tips and icing colors, pipe flowers like 5-petal and 7-petal roses, daisies, pansies, primroses, poppies, zinnias, sweet peas, violets and mums onto wax paper and freeze.
Once firm, attach flowers to cake. Fill empty spaces by piping flowers and leaves with tip 224 and assorted leaf tips as well as pulled-out stars using tip 363.
Pipe centers in flowers using tips 1, 2, 3 and 14 to finish.
Try some fun color combinations?yellow petals with yellow or blue centers, violet or blue petals with yellow centers and peach petals with orange centers. Highlight centers with Wilton Cake Sparkles? or colored sugars.
The vibrant pansy features petals in complementary colors and a distinctive loop center. They can be multi-colored or all one color. Add multi-tones using a striped bag or by painting in colors at the flower's center or at the petal edge with a fine brush dipped in a small amount of lemon extract tinted with icing color.
Drop flowers are a great way to add flowers quickly. Pipe drop flowers in buttercream directly on your cake, or pipe in royal in advance and place your flowers anywhere. Flowers will be sharper in definition when piped in royal.
The primrose is a flat flower with detailed petals. The key to the heart-shaped petals is perfecting a "curve-dip-curve" motion as you spin the flower nail. In nature, you will find them in a variety of colors, including deep pink, purple, orange and yellow.
Learn how to use the decorating tips in your collection to create amazing blooming succulents. Great for tea parties, birthdays, bridal showers and weddings, these stunning mini cakes are a great way to showcase your decorating skills. Mix and match succulent styles and colors to create the edible garden of your dreams!