A Perfect Poinsettia Cake
Set your holiday dessert table with the most festive flower of the season. Star cake covered with fondant poinsettia petals. Sure to be the center of attention on your holiday table.
- Easy-Add Christmas Red Icing Color Add to shopping list Christmas Red Icing Color
- Easy-Add Lemon Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Lemon Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant
- Easy-Add Ruby Red Pearl Dust™ Add to shopping list Ruby Red Pearl Dust™
- Easy-Add Soft Yellow Sugar Add to shopping list Soft Yellow Sugar
- Easy-Add clear vanilla extract Add to shopping list clear vanilla extract
- Easy-Add Gum-Tex™ Add to shopping list Gum-Tex™
Cake serves 12.
- Easy-Add Star Cake Pan Add to shopping list Star Cake Pan
- Easy-Add Cooling Rack Add to shopping list Cooling Rack
- Easy-Add Tip: 7 Add to shopping list Tip: 7
- Easy-Add Cake Boards Add to shopping list Cake Boards
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
- Easy-Add 10-Pc. Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set Add to shopping list 10-Pc. Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set
- Easy-Add Disposable Decorating Bags Add to shopping list Disposable Decorating Bags
- Easy-Add 9 in. Fondant Roller Add to shopping list 9 in. Fondant Roller
- Easy-Add Roll-N-Cut Mat Add to shopping list Roll-N-Cut Mat
- Easy-Add Brush Set Add to shopping list Brush Set
- Card stock or paper
- Sharp Knife
In advance, tint 12 oz. of fondant red and knead in 1/4 teaspoon of gum-tex. Roll out to 16 in. thickness. Use pattern to cut out leaves. Vein leaves with veining tool from kit. Cut card stock 7 in. x 10 in. long and fold in half. Fold ends down 1 1/2 in. Dust with cornstarch. Dry 5 leaves on folded card stock and dry 5 flat.
Bake and cool cake. Ice smooth. Pipe a tip 7 bead bottom border on cake. Brush leaves with red pearl dust mixed with clear vanilla and brush on vein lines. Lay flat leaves on cake one at each point. Tint buttercream red and attach folded leaves between star points. Tint 1 oz. of fondant yellow and roll 7-1/2 in. balls. Brush balls with damp brush, roll in yellow sugars and attach to center of cake.