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Defining a Good Birthday Cake

Our Sugar Sheets! help to define a great birthday cake. We’ve cut favorite party stripes, created curled streamers and written the birthday tribute.

4.7 Average of 3 ratings

Difficulty: Somewhat Easy
Average of 1 reviews




Ingredients

Makes

Cake serves 36.

Techniques Used

Instructions:

Step 1

Bake and cool one-layer cake. Place on foil-wrapped cake board. Ice smooth with blue buttercream.

Step 2

Using Slide-N-Cut Edge Cutter, cut 10 strips, 5 in. long x 1/4 in. wide, from Red, Bright Bright Yellow and Bright Blue Sugar Sheets! Curl around dowel rod, dry for a few minutes and then gently remove from rods.

Step 3

Tear edges off of a full-sized White Sugar Sheets! Write message on the sheet using black FoodWriter. Spray Color Mist around edges and attach to center of cake with piping gel.

Step 4

For balloon, use punch with Large Circle Cutting Insert to cut a circle from Red Sugar Sheets! With scissors, cut a small triangle for knot from Red Sugar Sheets! Cut a wavy strip, 6 in. long x 1/8 in. wide, from Bright Yellow Sugar Sheets! Attach balloon and wavy ribbon to cake with piping gel.

Step 5

For present, use present cutter from cutter set and black FoodWriter to trace pattern on back side of Bright Yellow Sugar Sheets! Cut out with scissors. Using Rotary Cutter, cut one strip, 3 3/4 in. long x 1/2 in. wide, from Red Sugar Sheets! Draw a bow on the back side of Red Sugar Sheets! with black FoodWriter and cut out with scissors. Attach the strip and bow to the present using piping gel. Place present on cake.

Step 6

For party hat, use hat cutter and black FoodWriter to trace pattern on back side of Bright Blue Sugar Sheets! Cut out with scissors. On the back side of White Sugar Sheets!, trace the trim and pompom using black FoodWriter. Cut out with scissors and attach to hat using piping gel. Attach confetti dots on party hat with piping gel, and place on cake.

Step 7

For cupcake, use cupcake cutter and black FoodWriter to trace baking cup pattern on back side of Bright Blue Sugar Sheets! Cut out with scissors. Use the cupcake cutter and black FoodWriter to trace the cupcake top on the back side of White Sugar Sheets! Cut out with scissors and attach to bottom using piping gel. Attach jimmies on cupcake with piping gel, and place on cake.

Step 8

Sprinkle confetti around the edge of cake, and place curls around base of cake.