Floral Cascades Cake
Cake serves 60.
- Lily Nail Set 1 5/8 in. used
- Cardboard cover with waxed paper to dry flowers
- Waxed paper cut into 1 1/2 in. squares
- Aluminum foil cut into 3 in. squares
*Combine Violet with a little Royal Blue for petunia shade shown. Combine Royal Blue with a little Violet for roses shade shown. Combine Moss Green and Leaf Green for leaf shade shown.
In advance: Make flowers using royal icing. Make 16 tip 103 petunias with tip 16 star centers; add 5 stamens to each center.
Make 14 tip 102 roses and 30 tip 129 drop flowers with tip 2 dot centers. Makes extras of each flower to allow for breakage and let dry on waxed paper-covered board.
Prepare 2-layer cakes for alternate 2-plate construction following directions from separator set.
Prepare cakes for rolled fondant by lightly icing with buttercream. Cover cakes with fondant and smooth with Fondant Smoother.
Position cakes on plates and silver cake base. Pipe tip 7 ball bottom border on each cake. Position 8 in. plate on center of 12 in. cake.
Attach flowers on cake top and cascading down alternate sides with buttercream. Pipe tip 352 leaves in buttercream. Pipe tip 2 scrolls and dots.
At reception: Position cakes on separator set.
†Note: The smallest tier is often saved for the first anniversary. The number of wedding servings given does not include the top tier.
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