Eternal Embrace Cake
Cake serves 144.
- 2- 21 x 17 inch foamcore or plywood boards (1/2 inch thick)
- Soft tissue
In advance: Make daisies. Also: Prepare foamcore boards. Using largest pan as a pattern, cut one board 2 in. larger than pan and one 4 in. larger.
Tint 120 oz. fondant blue. Prepare 2-layer cakes in each size for Stacked Construction and rolled fondant. Cover 7.75 x 5.5 in. and 13.5 x 9.8 in. cakes and small oval board with blue fondant; cover large oval board with white fondant. Smooth with Fondant Smoother.
Roll out white fondant 1/8 in. thick. Following Imprint Mat package directions, imprint vine pattern and cover 10.75 x 7.8 and 16.5 x 12.4 in. cakes with fondant. Stack cakes.
Pipe tip 5 ball bottom borders on all cakes. For swags, roll out white fondant 1/8 in. thick; imprint vine pattern. Cut a circle using largest round cutter from 101 Cutters Set; move cutter up 3/4 in. and cut again. Trim 1/4 in. off each tip to complete each 3 3/4 in. wide swag. Make 16 swags. Attach swags to blue cake sides using damp brush as follows: starting with a top point, move each garland end down 3/4 in. on top tier and 1/2 in. down on larger tier in staggered formation from top to bottom and back to top.
With dots of icing, attach a 1-layer daisy at each swag point; attach 2-layer flowers randomly on white tiers. Attach pearls at base of blue board with dots of icing.
At reception: Position topper
*Combine Teal with Sky Blue for blue shown.
Always place a separator plate, or cake board cut to fit, on the cake where you position any figurine or topper. This protects both the cake and your keepsake. For extra stability, secure your figurine to the plate with double-stick tape.
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