Salute the Students Cake
Serve a cake as star-studded as the graduation ceremony. Use the Star Power Fondant Imprint Mat to imprint the cool constellations which you can highlight with dazzling Pearl Dust colors.
- Easy-Add Lemon Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Lemon Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Golden Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Golden Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Red-Red Icing Color Add to shopping list Red-Red Icing Color
- Easy-Add Christmas Red Icing Color Add to shopping list Christmas Red Icing Color
- Easy-Add Black Icing Color Add to shopping list Black Icing Color
- Easy-Add Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant
- Easy-Add Gum-Tex™ Add to shopping list Gum-Tex™
- Easy-Add Gold Pearl Dust™ Add to shopping list Gold Pearl Dust™
- Easy-Add Yellow Pearl Dust™ Add to shopping list Yellow Pearl Dust™
- Easy-Add Ruby Red Pearl Dust™ Add to shopping list Ruby Red Pearl Dust™
- Easy-Add Sapphire Blue Pearl Dust™ Add to shopping list Sapphire Blue Pearl Dust™
- Easy-Add Leaf Green Pearl Dust™ Add to shopping list Leaf Green Pearl Dust™
- Easy-Add Piping Gel Add to shopping list Piping Gel
Cake serve 40.
- Easy-Add 6 x 2 in. Round Pan Add to shopping list 6 x 2 in. Round Pan
- Easy-Add 10 x 2 in. Round Pan Add to shopping list 10 x 2 in. Round Pan
- Easy-Add Brush Set Add to shopping list Brush Set
- Easy-Add Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother Add to shopping list Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother
- Easy-Add Alphabet/Number Cut-Outs™ Add to shopping list Alphabet/Number Cut-Outs™
- Easy-Add Star Power Fondant Imprint Mat Add to shopping list Star Power Fondant Imprint Mat
- Easy-Add Wide Glide™ Rolling Pin Add to shopping list Wide Glide™ Rolling Pin
- Easy-Add Roll-N-Cut Mat Add to shopping list Roll-N-Cut Mat
- Easy-Add A-B-C and 1-2-3 Cutter Set Add to shopping list A-B-C and 1-2-3 Cutter Set
- Easy-Add Star Nesting Cutter Set Add to shopping list Star Nesting Cutter Set
- Easy-Add 11 3/4 in. Lollipop Sticks Add to shopping list 11 3/4 in. Lollipop Sticks
- Easy-Add 8 in. Decorator Preferred® Smooth Edge Plate Add to shopping list 8 in. Decorator Preferred® Smooth Edge Plate
- Easy-Add 9 in. Baker's Best Disposable Pillars With Rings Add to shopping list 9 in. Baker's Best Disposable Pillars With Rings
- Easy-Add 12 in. Round Silver Cake Base Add to shopping list 12 in. Round Silver Cake Base
- Easy-Add Cake Circles Add to shopping list Cake Circles
- Easy-Add Cake Boards Add to shopping list Cake Boards
- Fine Artist Brush
- Waxed paper
- Curling ribbon
2-3 days in advance: Prepare fondant stars. Add 1/2 teaspoon Gum-Tex to 6 oz. white fondant. Roll out 1/8 in. thick. Using Nesting Stars, cut 4 stars using 3rd smallest cutter and 1 star using largest cutter. Position on waxed paper-covered board dusted with cornstarch. Let dry. Mix gold Pearl Dust with lemon extract. Paint over small stars and around edge of large star. When dry, use thinned fondant adhesive to attach Lollipop Sticks and curling ribbon to backs. Also: Add red fondant pieces. Tint 16 oz. fondant red. Cover 8 in. plate with rolled fondant. Add 1/2 teaspoon Gum-Tex to remaining 6 oz. of red; roll out 1/8 in. thick. Cut numbers using small plastic cutters; cut message using alphabet Cut-Outs (reserve excess for simple bows). Attach to stars using damp brush; let dry. Make Simple Bows. Reserve remaining red fondant. And: Cover Cake Base with 16 oz. rolled fondant tinted black.
Bake and cool 2-layer cakes. Prepare and cover with rolled fondant tinted a pale yellow. Prepare for Push-In Pillar Construction. Roll out 48 oz. white fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut a 19 x 5 in. strip; place diagonally across Imprint Mat and roll over once to transfer design. Trim to match height of cake. Brush cake sides with water; attach fondant strip, smoothing gently with hands. Repeat using 24 x 5 in. and 8 x 5 in. strips to cover sides of 10 in. cake; reserve remaining fondant. Paint design with Pearl Dust and lemon extract, using assorted colors for stars, gold for streamers and backgrounds behind larger stars. Position pillars in 10 in. cake. Roll out white fondant, 1/4 in. thick. Cut 4 strips, 3 x 3 1/2 in. Brush straight section of pillars with piping gel and wrap strips around to create wider pillar. Roll out fondant and cut 1/8 in. thick, 5 in. square. Wrap whole pillar to create diploma. Roll out reserved red fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut 4 strips, 4 x 1/4 in. and attach around diplomas using damp brush. Attach bows with fondant adhesive. At party: Position 6 in. cake. Insert stars.
*Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown. Combine Red-Red with Christmas Red for red shown.