Fairy Tale Beginning Cake
Cake serves 24.
Prepare and cover top of cake with 4/5 of 1 pk. of rolled fondant. Reserve a small ball of white fondant. Ice cake sides and comb with Decorating Comb. Let set.
Combine remaining fondant with 1 pk. fondant. Divide in thirds and tint 1/3 light green, 1/3 dark green and 1/3 yellow. Using patterns, cut out castle, tree, landscape and edge trim pieces. Position edge trim pieces on cake. Curl corner of page with a dowel rod; attach a piece of reserved white fondant on rolled top edge. Paint outer edges with brown icing color to achieve "antique" look.
Position remaining pattern pieces on cake. Trace scroll pattern on edge trim pieces; pipe scrolls with tip 3. Pipe tip 47 smooth side up bricks. Pipe tip 4 bead flowers with tip 3 dot centers. Outline castle and pipe in windows and door with tip 3. Fill in turrets with tip 14 stars. Pipe tip 352 flags.
Pipe tip 21 zig zag bottom border; add tip 12 bead border on top of zigzag. Pipe tip 8 bead top border. Pipe tip 3 white bead border to trim page edges. Print tip 2 message. Position topper.
Note: Orange, Red-Red and Brown Icing Colors were mixed to achieve brick shade. Lemon Yellow and Golden Yellow were mixed to achieve yellow shade.
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