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Curls and Whirls Celebration Cake


A bright bunch of fondant balls and curlicues burst from the top of this fun cake! It really adds to any birthday party. These easy-to-make fondant decorations coordinate perfectly with the Wilton Colorful Circles Cake Boards.
Makes: Cake serves 20.

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Step 1

Make curlicues and fondant balls two days in advance. Knead 3/4 teaspoon Gum-Tex into 9 oz. fondant. Tint 1 oz. each: light blue, blue, light green, green, light yellow, yellow, light orange, orange and red.

For curlicues, use fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out tinted fondant, separately, 1/16 in. thick. Use fondant trimmer to cut 12 strips, 1/8 in. x 13 in., in various colors. Reserve remaining tinted fondant. Make fondant curlicues. Let dry 24 hours on parchment paper-covered board.

For fondant balls, use reserved tinted fondant to make large, medium and small balls in various colors. Use 3/8 oz. each to make four large balls, 1 in. balls; 1/4 oz. each to make six medium balls, 7/8 in.; and 1/8 oz. each to make three small balls, 3/4 in. balls. Reserve remaining tinted fondant.

Step 2

Make cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cake. Cake is one-layer, 3 inches high. Place on cake board.

Step 3

Cover cake with fondant. Prepare cake for rolled fondant. Use 20 in. fondant roller with orange guide rings to roll out 18 oz. white fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cover cake with fondant.

Step 4

Decorate cake. Use tip 4 and white icing to pipe bead border.

Prepare thinned fondant adhesive. Use thinned fondant adhesive to attach streamers and balls to top of cake.

For fondant circles, use 9 in. fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out reserved tinted fondant, separately, 1/16 in. thick. Use narrow end of tip 12 to cut circles in various colors. Use fondant adhesive to attach circles to cake.

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Gum-Tex?

Gum-Tex?

Royal Blue Icing Color

Royal Blue Icing Color

Leaf Green Icing Color

Leaf Green Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color ((Combine Golden Yellow with Lemon Yellow for light yellow and yellow shown))

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color ((Combine Leaf Green with Lemon Yellow for light green and green shown))

Orange Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

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Favorite Cake Mix or Recipe

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9 in. Fondant Roller ((pink guide rings used))

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20 in. Fondant Roller Guide Rings ((orange guide rings used))

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Plastic ruler

Plastic ruler

10 x 14 in. Cake Boards

10 x 14 in. Cake Boards

8 x 3 in. Round Pan

8 x 3 in. Round Pan

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

The bead shape makes impressive borders outlines and accents on letters and designs; also a cute trim on clothing and gingerbread houses. The basis for making piped hearts and figure piping.

You know how much flair curling ribbon adds to a package. Here's the easy way to make fondant curls. Curliques also are great used for hair, tails and confetti streamers.

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