A World in White Cake
Cake serves 38
- Pedestal cake stand (12 inch diameter)
Bake and cool 2-layer 10 in. cake (4 in. high) and 6 in. cake (bake two 2 1/2 in. high layers for a 5 in. high cake). Prepare for Stacked Construction and rolled fondant. Cover cakes with fondant and smooth with Fondant Smoother.
On 6 in. cake, using knife to imprint lines 1 1/2 in. apart at a 45º angle. Using tip 2 and buttercream icing, outline imprinted lines and pipe dots where lines intersect. For 10 in. cake, roll a 1/2 in. diameter log of fondant; attach around bottom border with damp brush.
For leaves, roll out fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut leaves using largest Cut-Out. Work in small batches to prevent drying. Set on thin foam and score veins using small veining tool. Heavily vein leaves to create feather effect. This will increase leaf size by approximately 1/4 to 1/2 in. around. Beginning at bottom of cake, attach leaves with damp brush, positioning so that leaves hang over edge of cake plate. Repeat, overlapping leaves until cake is completely covered.
At reception: Position topper.
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