Forever Entwined Cake
Cake serves 114.
- Flower Nail No.9
- Floral Puff Accents
- Non-toxic art pastels
Cascading swags of magnificent apple blossoms on life-like ivy vines add a charming tough of sweetness of the wedding festivities.
Using royal icing make 110 tip 101 and 60 tip 102 apple blossoms with tip 2 dot centers. Let dry on smallest flower former.
Prepare gum paste mix following instructions on label. Using ivy cutter, make 140 gum paste leaves (70 Delphinium Blue, 70 Juniper Green) following kit instructions.
Let dry on flower formers for a natural shape. When dry, accent with non-toxic art pastels: using a tea strainer, make a powder by grating the sticks.
Mix the powder with a small amount of cornstarch and brush on leaves.
Prepare 2-layer cakes for push-in pillar and stacked construction.
On 6 in. cake, divide into 4ths. Pipe tip 3 drop strings for garland vines. Add tip 3 stems and tip 1 dots. Pipe tip 363 top shell border.
Position flowers and leaves. For bottom border, pipe tip 199 shells trimmed with tip 2 strings and dots.
On 10 in. cake, pipe tip 363 top shell and tip 199 bottom shell borders. Pipe tip 3 curving vine around cake.
Add tip 3 stems with tip 1 dots. Position flowers and leaves. Pipe tip 363 shells around pillars.
On 14 in. cake divide into 8ths. Use tip 3 drop strings for garland vines. Add tip 3 stems and tip 1 dots. Pipe tip 363 top shell border.
Position flowers and leaves. For bottom border, pipe tip 199 shells trimmed with tip 2 strings and dots. Add flowers and leaves to floral puff and ornament.
At reception: Assemble top tier on pillars, position ornament and floral puff.
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