Pure Egg-stravagance! Cake
With all these colorful egg cookies topping a round basket cake, this is Pure Egg-stravagance for your Easter feast! Pipe names or initials on the cookies so everyone can take a personal treat!
- Easy-Add Kelly Green Icing Color Add to shopping list Kelly Green Icing Color
- Easy-Add Violet Icing Color Add to shopping list Violet Icing Color
- Easy-Add Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant
- Easy-Add Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant Pastel Colors Multi Pack Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant Pastel Colors Multi Pack
- Easy-Add Ready-To-Use Pastel Pink Rolled Fondant Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use Pastel Pink Rolled Fondant
- Easy-Add White Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list White Candy Melts® Candy
- Easy-Add Gum-Tex™ Add to shopping list Gum-Tex™
Cake serves 28; each cookie serves 1.
- Easy-Add 10 x 2 in. Round Pan Add to shopping list 10 x 2 in. Round Pan
- Easy-Add Tip: 190 Add to shopping list Tip: 190
- Easy-Add Hoppy Easter Colored Metal Cutter Set Add to shopping list Hoppy Easter Colored Metal Cutter Set
- Easy-Add Geometric Crinkle Mini Metal Cutter Set Add to shopping list Geometric Crinkle Mini Metal Cutter Set
- Easy-Add Leaf Cut-Outs™ Add to shopping list Leaf Cut-Outs™
- Easy-Add Rolling Pin Add to shopping list Rolling Pin
- Easy-Add Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother Add to shopping list Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother
- Easy-Add Brush Set Add to shopping list Brush Set
- Easy-Add Roll-N-Cut Mat Add to shopping list Roll-N-Cut Mat
- Easy-Add Cake Dividing Set Add to shopping list Cake Dividing Set
- Easy-Add Cake Boards Add to shopping list Cake Boards
- Easy-Add 12 in. Round Silver Cake Base Add to shopping list 12 in. Round Silver Cake Base
- Easy-Add Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set Add to shopping list Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set
- Easy-Add Flower Former Set Add to shopping list Flower Former Set
- Easy-Add Cutter/Embosser Add to shopping list Cutter/Embosser
- Easy-Add 8 in. Lollipop Sticks Add to shopping list 8 in. Lollipop Sticks
- Easy-Add 8 in. Cookie Treat Sticks Add to shopping list 8 in. Cookie Treat Sticks
- 1 yard 1 1/2 in. wide pink satin ribbon
Several days in advance: Make fondant handle. Add 1 teaspoon Gum-Tex to 12 oz. white fondant. Roll 2 logs, 5/8 in. thick and 22 in. long; twist together.
Brush cookie treat sticks with water and insert on each end. Curve to shape on cornstarch-dusted board and let dry. Also in advance: Make fondant leaves.
Tint 8 oz. white fondant green; roll out 1/8 in. thick. Cut 50 leaves using medium Cut-Out.
Score vein lines using straight-edge wheel from Cutter/Embosser; let dry on large flower formers dusted with cornstarch.
Cut 30 cookies using egg cutter from set; bake and cool. Tint 4 oz. white fondant violet; roll out violet and pastel pink, yellow and blue fondant 1/8 in. thick.
Cut egg shapes with cutter. Imprint designs on fondant using wheels of Cutter/Embosser for lines, small end of tip 190 for flowers and parts of mini crinkle cutters for various designs.
Attach fondant to cookies with buttercream. Attach lollipop sticks to cookies with melted candy. Prepare 2-layer cake for
Cover cake and smooth with Fondant Smoother. Divide cake in 10ths; mark 2 in. down from top edge of cake between division marks.
For swags, roll out pink fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut 4 x 3 in. pieces. Gather at ends to form folds; attach at division points with damp brush.
Deepen folds using veining tool. Roll 1/2 in. balls of pink fondant and attach at division points with damp brush.
For bottom border, roll 2 logs, 1/2 in. thick and 30 in. long. Twist together to make rope and attach to cake with damp brush.
Insert egg cookies and handle in cake. Attach leaves around eggs with buttercream. Tie bow to handle.