Hearts & Flowers Cake
- Easy-Add Lemon Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Lemon Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Violet Icing Color Add to shopping list Violet Icing Color
- Easy-Add Rose Icing Color Add to shopping list Rose Icing Color
- Easy-Add Kelly Green Icing Color Add to shopping list Kelly Green Icing Color
- Easy-Add Meringue Powder Add to shopping list Meringue Powder
- Favorite cake recipe or 2-layer cake mix
Cake serves 20.
- Easy-Add 9 x 2 in. Heart pan Add to shopping list 9 x 2 in. Heart pan
- Easy-Add Tip: 3 Add to shopping list Tip: 3
- Easy-Add Tip: 18 Add to shopping list Tip: 18
- Easy-Add Tip: 29 Add to shopping list Tip: 29
- Easy-Add Tip: 225 Add to shopping list Tip: 225
- Easy-Add Tip: 352 Add to shopping list Tip: 352
- Easy-Add Cake Board Add to shopping list Cake Board
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
- Easy-Add Metal Spatula Add to shopping list Metal Spatula
- Easy-Add Revolving Cake Stand Add to shopping list Revolving Cake Stand
- Easy-Add Make-Any-Message Letter Press Set Add to shopping list Make-Any-Message Letter Press Set
- Easy-Add White Celebration Candles Add to shopping list White Celebration Candles
- Waxed paper
At least 2 days before decorating cake, make two sizes of rose and violet royal icing drop flowers using tips 129 and 225 (130 flowers were used for this project - make additional in case of breakage); add tip 3 white dot flower centers. Allow to dry completely.
Bake your favorite 2-layer cake recipe or mix in Heart pan.
Cool cake in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.
Wrap cake board with fanci-foil. Arrange cake on prepared cake board.
Spatula ice cake with yellow buttercream icing. Write "Happy Birthday" using tip 3 and buttercream icing, either imprinting message with pattern press into icing first, or writing message freehand.
Add top and bottom buttercream star borders; press drop flowers to borders while still soft.
Make tip 18 buttercream rosettes on cake top for candle bases; insert candles and press in drop flowers.
Fill in tip 352 green leaves around all flowers.