Promised Forever Cake
Non-toxic pastel chalk
Cake serves 30.
- Oval Pan Set (13 x 9 7/8 in. and 16 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. used)
- Fine mesh strainer
- 1/8 in. thin Foam Squares
- Sharp Knife
- Aluminum foil or Bubble wrap
- Double-thick Cardboard or 1/2 in. thick Foam Core Board
In advance: Make 75 gum paste flowers (25 in each color) and 40 gum paste leaves.
Tint 96 oz. fondant Kelly Green; reserve 24 oz. white. Prepare 2-layer 13 x 9 7/8 in. cake for rolled fondant, cover and smooth with Easy-Glide Smoother.
Cut foam core or double-thick cardboard 2 1/2 in. larger than cake; cover with green fondant; smooth. Position cake. For overlay, roll out white fondant and use 16 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. pan, upside down, for pattern. Carefully cut with sharp knife. Cut scalloped edge using large C-scroll from press set, cutting as close to edge as possible; trim off excess. Position overlay on cake. Pipe tip 7 scroll design on edges. Pipe tip 3 alternating single and double drop strings beneath overlay scallops; add tip 2 dots at string points. Pipe tip 7 bead bottom border and position flowers and leaves. Write tip 4 message and position ornament, flowers and leaves.
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