The Best Gift Cake
Your favorite 2-layer cake mix
Rose Icing Color (for baby reveal)
White Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant (24 oz.)
cake serves 20
24-48 hours in advance: Make yellow fondant bow (this links to instructions). Cut the base for bow using yellow fondant and largest round Cut-Out. Make bow loops, 8 in. long x 1 in. wide.
Bake and cool 2-layer cakes. Tint a portion of buttercream icing pink or blue for the baby gender reveal. Pipe a white icing dam around edge of bottom layer. Fill center with tinted icing.
Stack cakes. Prepare for covering cake with rolled fondant by icing lightly and cover with white fondant. Smooth with Fondant Smoother.
Roll out green fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut a square 8 ½ in. Position on cake top and trim edges to match sides of cake. Cut ribbon, 36 in. x 1 in.; ribbon and attach to top border of cake with fondant adhesive. Begin and end the ribbon at a corner.
Cut two yellow fondant strips, 18 in. long x 1 in.; position criss-cross on cake top. Attach strips to cake with fondant adhesive.
Roll out pink and blue fondant 1/16 in. thick and cut dots using smallest Cut-Out. Attach dots to cake with fondant adhesive.
Attach bow to cake top with fondant adheisve.
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