Bold colors, strong decorations and a huge engagement ring make this wedding cake a sight to behold! Fun for weddings, bachelorette parties or engagement celebrations, this fun wedding cake feeds a large crowd, and can easily serve as a crowning statement to any wedding party. Several of the elements of this Bring on the Bling Wedding Cake do need to be made in advance, including the large fondant ring topper, so be sure to plan ahead while making this cake.
Also: Make cake side gems. Tint 9 oz. white fondant red: 63 oz. light tan. Use jewelry mold to make 201 tan square gem bases and 201 red square gems. Brush gem bases with gold Pearl Dust. Let dry. Mix crushed red cake sparkles with white Pearl Dust. Brush red gems with piping gel; cover with mixture; let dry. Attach gems to bases with piping gel.
And: Prepare and cover base board with 24 oz. tan fondant. Reserve remaining tan fondant for covering cake. Spray board with gold Color Mist food color spray.
Spray light tan tier with gold Color Mist food color spray. Pipe tip 6 bead bottom borders. Attach diagonal rows of three gems to black cakes with piping gel. Use jewelry mold to make eight large bead borders with black fondant; trim each to 4 in. lengths. Use piping gel to attach to each side. Use mold to make four brooches with red fondant. Brush with white Pearl Dust. Attach to 8 in. cake with thinned fondant adhesive. Position ring topper on cake.
There's no faster way to spruce up holiday cookies! Top your cut shapes with sparkling sugar, nonpareils or jimmies for a quick color makeover, then bake. You can even use another cookie cutter as a guide for creating a festive shape on the cookie.