Love's Shelter Cake
A pretty little chapel is the perfect setting for this ornate cake design. Lily, forget-me-nots and drop flowers add an aura of romance.
- Easy-Add rose petal pink icing color Add to shopping list rose petal pink icing color
- Easy-Add Ivory Icing Color Add to shopping list Ivory Icing Color
- Easy-Add Moss Green Icing Color Add to shopping list Moss Green Icing Color
Cake serves 56.
- Decorator Preferred® Round Pan Set (9 in. pan used)Easy-Add Decorator Preferred® Round Pan Set Add to shopping list Decorator Preferred® Round Pan Set
- Hexagon Pan Set (15 in. pan used)Easy-Add Hexagon Pan Set Add to shopping list Hexagon Pan Set
- Easy-Add Tip: 1D Add to shopping list Tip: 1D
- Easy-Add Tip: 2 Add to shopping list Tip: 2
- Easy-Add Tip: 3 Add to shopping list Tip: 3
- Easy-Add Tip: 16 Add to shopping list Tip: 16
- Easy-Add Tip: 18 Add to shopping list Tip: 18
- Easy-Add Tip: 66 Add to shopping list Tip: 66
- Easy-Add Tip: 349 Add to shopping list Tip: 349
- Easy-Add Tip: 352 Add to shopping list Tip: 352
- Easy-Add Tip: 102 Add to shopping list Tip: 102
- Easy-Add Tip: 225 Add to shopping list Tip: 225
- Easy-Add 1 in. Filigree Bells Add to shopping list 1 in. Filigree Bells
- Easy-Add Small Doves Add to shopping list Small Doves
- Easy-Add 7 in. Grecian Pillars Add to shopping list 7 in. Grecian Pillars
- Easy-Add Decorator Preferred® Smooth-Edge Seperator Plates Add to shopping list Decorator Preferred® Smooth-Edge Seperator Plates
- Easy-Add Flower Former Set Add to shopping list Flower Former Set
- Easy-Add Flower Nail No. 7 Add to shopping list Flower Nail No. 7
- Easy-Add Lily Nail Set Add to shopping list Lily Nail Set
- Easy-Add Cake Dividing Set Add to shopping list Cake Dividing Set
- Easy-Add Pearl Stamens Add to shopping list Pearl Stamens
- Easy-Add Plastic Dowel Rods Add to shopping list Plastic Dowel Rods
- Easy-Add Cake Boards Add to shopping list Cake Boards
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
- Easy-Add First Dance ornament Add to shopping list First Dance ornament
- Nylon thread
*Make threshold arch at least 3 days in advance.
Place waxed paper over one full and two half Threshold Arch Patterns. Using royal icing, pipe tip 1D band (smooth side up) over patterns. Let dry overnight. Turn over dried arch pieces and overpipe with tip 1D. Immediately overpipe tip 2 lattice. Let dry overnight. Turn arch pieces again; pipe tip 2 lattice. Let dry completely.
To assemble Threshold Arch: Using royal icing, secure pillars to plate; attach full arch piece between pillars. Attach nylon thread through filigree bells and hang over arch. Let dry overnight.
Using royal icing, make 135 tip 225 drop flowers with tip 2 dot centers; 75 tip 102 forget-me-nots with tip 3 centers; 40 tip 66 bluebells on 1 1/4 in. Lily Nail, with tip 3 centers and three stamens. Make extras to allow for breakage, let dry.
Bake and cool two 9 in. round cakes, 1 1/2 in. high, and 2-layer hexagon cake. Ice and prepare cakes for stacked construction.
On round cake: Using Cake Dividing Set, divide cake into 6ths; mark center of garland 1 3/4 in. down from top. Pipe tip 2 lattice in garland area. Pipe tip 16 top and tip 18 bottom shell borders. Edge plate with tip 16 c-motion shells.
On hexagon cake: Make ovals on side panels of cake. Pipe tip 1D band (smooth side up) around bottom of cake. Pipe tip 2 lattice work on side panels. Pipe tip 2 beads around ovals. Pipe tip 16 shells on top border and on vertical edges. Pipe tip 18 bottom shell border.
Position flowers and add tip 349 and 352 leaves to arch and on both cakes. Position ornament; attach doves.