Bountiful Basket of Blooms Cake
Give Mom a cheery surprise on her special day with this Bountiful Basket of Blooms cake. Flowers are crafted using Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant and flower cutters. A touch of shine is added with Pearl Dust!
- Easy-Add Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant
- Easy-Add Rose Icing Color Add to shopping list Rose Icing Color
- Easy-Add Lemon Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Lemon Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Golden Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Golden Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Violet Icing Color Add to shopping list Violet Icing Color
- Easy-Add Gum-Tex™ Add to shopping list Gum-Tex™
- Easy-Add Leaf Green Icing Color Add to shopping list Leaf Green Icing Color
- Easy-Add White Pearl Dust™ Add to shopping list White Pearl Dust™
- Easy-Add Sugar Pearls Sprinkles Add to shopping list Sugar Pearls Sprinkles
- Easy-Add Piping Gel Add to shopping list Piping Gel
Cake serves 12.
- 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 Flower Cut-Outs™ Add to shopping list Flower Cut-Outs™
- Easy-Add Shaping Foam Add to shopping list Shaping Foam
- Easy-Add 10-Pc. Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set Add to shopping list 10-Pc. Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set
- Easy-Add Flower Former Set Add to shopping list Flower Former Set
- Easy-Add Leaf Cut-Outs™ Add to shopping list Leaf Cut-Outs™
- Easy-Add Wave Flower Former Add to shopping list Wave Flower Former
- Easy-Add Brush Set Add to shopping list Brush Set
- Easy-Add Dimensions® Giant Cupcake Pan Add to shopping list Dimensions® Giant Cupcake Pan
- Easy-Add Cake Board Add to shopping list Cake Board
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
- Easy-Add 6 in. Lollipop Sticks Add to shopping list 6 in. Lollipop Sticks
In advance, make flowers. Tint 3 1/2 oz. each yellow, rose and violet, 14 oz. green. Add 1/8 teaspoon Gum-Tex to each color. Reserve 12 1/2 oz. white. Roll out colors 1/8 in. thick. Cut 28 flowers in each color using medium Cut-Out. Cut five flowers in each color using small Cut-Out; place on thick foam and cup centers using ball tool from set. Make extras to allow for breakage. Let medium flowers dry for 30 minutes on cornstarch-dusted small flower formers.
Also: Make leaves. Cut 30-40 green leaves using smallest Cut-Out. Place on thin foam and score vein lines with veining tool from set. Make extras to allow for breakage and let dry overnight on cornstarch-dusted wave flower former.
Brush all flowers with white Pearl Dust. Attach a Sugar Pearl to center with piping gel.
Bake and cool two-section cake. Place on foil-wrapped cake circle. Ice bottom sides smooth with white buttercream. Roll 25 white and 25 green fondant logs, 3 1/2 in. long x 1/2 in. diameter. Attach white logs, then green logs between. Trim as needed.
Ice cupcake smooth with white buttercream. Position flowers. Cut a 2 1/2 in. square from cardstock. Write message with marker. Tape to lollipop stick. Insert stick into top of cake.
Combine Golden Yellow with Lemon Yellow for yellow shown. Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown.