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Fireworks For The Fourth Cake

Attach icing stars to florist wire to create sparkling sprays that burst in air! The red and blue pyrotechnics create a sensation against a flag cake baked in our Stars & Stripes Pan.
Makes: Cake serves 89.
Skill Level: Easy

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Step 1

In advance, using royal icing, make approximately 425 tip 16 stars in red and blue on waxed paper. Let dry. Assemble 8 fireworks sprays, 4 of each color. For each, gather 10 lengths of wire and fold in half. Cover the bottom 1 1/2 in. of folded end with florist tape. Attach stars to wires with dots of icing. Set aside.

Step 2

Using buttercream icing, ice 1-layer 16 in. round cake smooth. Imprint feet of oval separator plate on center of cake top. Cut hidden pillars to 4 in. lengths, insert in cake at marks. Position plate on pillars. Pipe tip 21 star bottom border. Position flag cake on cake board cut to fit and ice sides of cake smooth. Cover stripes and blue field on cake top with tip 16 stars. Add tip 21 white stars to blue field. Pipe tip 3 bead bottom border.

Step 3

Position flag cake on separator plate. Insert flower spikes into round cake. Position fireworks sprays into flower spikes. Attach additional stars to sides of round cake.

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Red-Red Icing Color

Royal Blue Icing Color

Meringue Powder




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16 x 2 in. Round Pan

8 1/2 x 6 in. oval separator plate

Cake Boards

Fanci-Foil Wrap

20-gauge white cloth-covered wires ((80 pieces, 18 in. long))

white florist tape

Waxed paper

The star tip creates the most popular, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the star tip makes ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Use for borders, details such as buttons and facial features, flower centers, filling in cakes baked in shaped pans.

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