Garden Lights Wedding Cake
The beauty of fresh flowers is highlighted by the gentle glow of our Candlelight Cake Stand, illuminated by safe flameless votives.
Bake and cool 2-layer cakes (for 10 in. cake, trim two cakes to 2 1/2 in. high to make a 5 in. high cake).
Ice smooth with buttercream.
Position cakes on plates.
Mark bottom tier for
push-in pillar placement using 8 in. separator plate.
Pipe tip 3 dots and tip 5 bead bottom borders.
At reception: Position 10 in. cake on stand; insert pillars. Position 6 in. cake with plate. Pipe tip 21 mound where flowers will rest and insert fresh flower stems into mounds.
*The smallest tier is often saved for the first anniversary. The number of servings given does not include the smallest tier.
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.
Pipe dots for flower centers, faces, figure piping and border effects. When making large dots, lift the tip as you squeeze to allow icing to fill out completely.