Paradise Together Cake
Stack Oval Pan cakes to create an interesting shape. Promote romance by piling on gum paste flowers formed with our Step-Saving Rose Bouquet Flower Cutter Set and readymade Yellow Stamens.
- Easy-Add Golden Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Golden Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Violet Icing Color Add to shopping list Violet Icing Color
- Easy-Add Creamy Peach Icing Color Add to shopping list Creamy Peach 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 Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant
- Easy-Add Gum Paste Mix Add to shopping list Gum Paste Mix
- Easy-Add Meringue Powder Add to shopping list Meringue Powder
- Easy-Add Pink Cake Sparkles™ Add to shopping list Pink Cake Sparkles™
- Easy-Add Green Cake Sparkles™ Add to shopping list Green Cake Sparkles™
- Easy-Add White Cake Sparkles™ Add to shopping list White Cake Sparkles™
- Easy-Add Violet Cake Sparkles™ Add to shopping list Violet Cake Sparkles™
Cake serves 26.
- Oval Pan Set 7 3/4 x 5 5/8 x 2 in., 16 1/2 x 12 3/8 x 2 in. usedEasy-Add Oval Pan Set Add to shopping list Oval Pan Set
- Easy-Add Tip: 2 Add to shopping list Tip: 2
- Easy-Add Tip: 362 Add to shopping list Tip: 362
- Easy-Add Kissing Lovebirds Add to shopping list Kissing Lovebirds
- Easy-Add Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother Add to shopping list Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother
- Easy-Add Step-Saving Rose Bouquet Flower Cutter Set Add to shopping list Step-Saving Rose Bouquet Flower Cutter Set
- Easy-Add Gold Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Gold Fanci-Foil Wrap
- Easy-Add Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set Add to shopping list Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set
- Easy-Add Decorator Brush Set Add to shopping list Decorator Brush Set
- Easy-Add Yellow Stamens Add to shopping list Yellow Stamens
- Easy-Add Wooden Dowel Rods Add to shopping list Wooden Dowel Rods
- Easy-Add Flower Former Set Add to shopping list Flower Former Set
- Easy-Add Quick Ease Roller Add to shopping list Quick Ease Roller
- 20 in. oval cardboard
- 2 x 2 in. foam square 1/8 in. thick
- Craft block
- 22 gauge florist wire
- Florist tape
In advance, make 16 gum paste flowers (7 rose/peach combination, 9 violet) and 40 gum paste leaves: Prepare gum paste following package directions. Divide into thirds: tint 1/3 rose/peach combination, 1/3 violet, 1/3 green.
Using rose petal cutters from Rose Bouquet Set, cut one of each small and large size petal for each flower.
Place petals on foam squares and soften edges with ball tool from Confectionery Tool Set.
Sprinkle each petal with Cake Sparkles. Using adhesive (instructions in Rose Bouquet Set), attach petals together, placing small petal inside large.
Brush a small ring of adhesive around center of flower and sprinkle area with Cake Sparkles; dip yellow stamens into adhesive and insert into center of flower. Let dry.
Roll out green gum paste and cut a sepal for each flower using calyx cutter from Rose Bouquet Set.
Attach sepal to back of flower with adhesive. Using green gum paste, roll 16 teardrop-shaped cones, about 3/4 in. long, for backs of flowers; flatten bottom and attach to sepals with adhesive.
For two hanging flowers, dip florist wire in adhesive and insert into top of cone; attach to sepals. Let dry.
Cut 40 leaves using green gum paste and rose leaf cutter. Make vein impressions on leaves using veining tool from Confectionery Set. Sprinkle leaves with white or green Cake Sparkles™. Let dry on small flower formers dusted with cornstarch.
Prepare 1-layer 7 3/4 x 5 5/8 in. and 16 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. cakes for rolled fondant by icing lightly with buttercream. Prepare for stacked construction (p. 118) and set smaller cakes slightly back.
Cover cakes with rolled fondant; smooth with Easy Glide Smoothers. Pipe tip 362 shell bottom border. Position figurine, flowers and leaves on cake. Write tip 2 message.