Petal Perfect Cake
Cake serves 26.
Bake five 1-layer 7 3/4 x 5 5/8 in. oval cakes and 1/2 sports ball cake; let cool.
Prepare cakes for rolled fondant by lightly icing with buttercream.
Cover cakes with fondant; smooth with Easy-Glide Smoothers.
For small flowers: Roll out neon pink and yellow fondant 1/8 in. thick; using small Cut-Out cut 9 flowers for each oval cake.
For medium flowers: Roll out fondant 1/4 in. thick; using medium Cut-Out, cut 7 flowers for each oval cake.
Attach flowers to cakes with damp brush.
Roll 1/8 in. fondant balls for small flower centers and 1/4 in. fondant balls for medium flower centers; attach to cakes with damp brush.
Roll a 30 x 1/4 in. purple fondant rope; attach with damp brush to half ball cake in a spiral design.
Position cakes with ball in center and oval cakes as surrounding petals.
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