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Diploma Dream Mini Cake

Get extra credit for a unique way to serve cake–jelly roll diplomas wrapped in candy.


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Step 1

In advance, mold candy numbers using layering method. Refrigerate until firm; unmold. Prepare candy clay recipe using red candy; set aside. Prepare jelly roll recipe, following instructions below:

Step 2

Line two 10 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. jelly roll pans with Non-Stick Parchment Paper and spray with Wilton Bake Easy Non-Stick Spray. Divide Jelly Roll Sponge Cake batter between the 2 pans; batter will be thin. Bake following instructions; immediately remove cake from pan, peel off parchment paper and roll tightly lengthwise in clean towel. Rolled cake should measure 15 1/2 in. long x 1 ½ in. diameter; let cool.

Step 3

Unroll cake and fill with buttercream or favorite filling. Re-roll cake. Wrap in cellophane and freeze.

Step 4

Cut frozen jelly roll into 31/2 in. lengths.

Step 5

Roll out candy clay and cut into 1/2 in. wide x 5 in. long strip; wrap around cake. Cut second strip 3 in. wide, bend in half to form bow; attach to ribbon on cake with melted candy. Roll and attach small ball for knot on bow.

Step 6

Attach numbers with buttercream. One recipe makes 4 cakes.