Thanks to the smooth finish of rolled fondant, every detail stands out with strength. All of the decorating is done with buttercream and royal icing after the fondant panels are cut and positioned on the cake. Small bloom fresh flowers and a sweetly posed ornament complete the enchanted scene.
Make 1 Top and 6 Side Eyelet Lace Panels for each cake, using fondant and tips 1s, 5 and 8. Pipe tip 5 bead bottom borders on all tiers. On fondant-covered board on bottom tier, 1 in. from outside edge, use decorator brush handle to poke holes in fondant. Outline holes and pipe bead designs with tip 1s.
At reception, assemble cakes and position ornament?. Position fresh flowers in Crystal-Look Bowls.
*Note: The top tier is often saved for the first anniversary. The number of servings given does not include the top tier.
?Warning: Always place a separator plate on the cake before you position any figurine or ornament. This protects both the cake and your keepsake. For extra stability, secure your figurine to the plate with double-sided craft tape.
Lovebird cakes baked in the smallest pan in our 3-Tier Paisley Pan take center stage on a fondant-covered board strewn with fondant hearts. Serve the kissing-birds confection at a Valentine?s Day celebration, wedding shower or bachelorette party.