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Pretty in Pastels Cake

This pretty shower cake couldn’t be easier to decorate, using easy-to-shape rolled fondant and royal icing flowers made in advance. Watch our online video.

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Instructions:

Step 1

This pretty shower cake couldn't be easier to decorate, using easy-to-shape rolled fondant and royal icing flowers made in advance.

Step 2

At least 2 days before decorating cake, make royal icing drop flowers using tip 225 in rose and violet (approximately 70 flowers are used in this project - make additional in case of breakage); add tip 2 white dot flower centers. Allow to dry completely.

Step 3

Bake your favorite 2-layer cake recipe or mix in Baby Buggy pan.

Step 4

Cool cake in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.

Step 5

Cut cake board to fit cake; wrap with fanci-foil. Arrange cake on prepared cake board.

Step 6

Tint 3/4 of rolled fondant (18 oz.) light Kelly Green; reserve the remaining 1/4 white. Spatula ice cake top and sides smooth with thin layer of buttercream.

Step 7

Roll out white fondant 1/8 in. thick and cover handle and background areas of buggy; smooth with palm of hand. Reserve remaining white. Roll out green fondant 1/8 in. thick and cover buggy; smooth.

Step 8

Roll out remaining white fondant 1/8 in. thick.

Step 9

Cut thin (1/8 in. wide) strips for wheel spokes. Using a damp brush, attach strips to wheels; trim off excess. Cut a 1 x 15 in. strip for rim of buggy; attach with damp brush.

Step 10

Using dots of buttercream, attach drop flowers to wheels, handle area and rim area.

Step 11

Make a satin ribbon bow; attach with buttercream.