Brilliant Solutions Cake
white vegetable shortening
Cake serves 20.
In advance: Tint portion of gum paste black using natural color fondant. Roll out black and white gum paste less than 1/16 in. thick. Make at least 9 daisies using large mum cutter for the black layer and small mum cutter for the white layer. Roll 1/8 in. diameter centers using neon pink fondant . Brush one side with gum glue adhesive and dip in pink sugar. Attach with gum glue adhesive. Make extras to allow for breakage and let dry in large flower forming cup.
Prepare and cover 2-layer round cake with rolled fondant; smooth with Fondant Smoother. Prepare a 50/50 fondant and gum paste blend. Roll out 1/8 in. thick and cut into 4 x 1/2 in. wide strips. Attach to cake with gum glue adhesive, leaving 1/2 in. between strips. Roll out neon pink fondant 1/4 in. thick. Cut circles using small round Cut-Out. Roll circles into balls and attach for bottom border with gum glue adhesive. Position daisies on a small piece of white fondant; attach to cake with gum glue adhesive.
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