The Best and Brightest Cake
- Easy-Add Christmas Red Icing Color Add to shopping list Christmas Red Icing Color
- Easy-Add Red-Red Icing Color Add to shopping list Red-Red Icing Color
- Easy-Add Royal Blue Icing Color Add to shopping list Royal Blue Icing Color
- Easy-Add Violet Icing Color Add to shopping list Violet Icing Color
- Easy-Add Rose Icing Color Add to shopping list Rose Icing Color
- Easy-Add Black Icing Color Add to shopping list Black Icing Color
- Easy-Add Leaf Green Icing Color Add to shopping list Leaf Green Icing Color
- Easy-Add Golden Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Golden Yellow 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 White Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list White Candy Melts® Candy
- Easy-Add Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy
- Easy-Add Garden Candy Color Set Add to shopping list Garden Candy Color Set
- Easy-Add Primary Candy Colors Set Add to shopping list Primary Candy Colors Set
- Easy-Add Piping Gel Add to shopping list Piping Gel
Cake serves 75.
- Easy-Add Diamond Pan Set Add to shopping list Diamond Pan Set
- Easy-Add Mini Wonder Mold Pan Add to shopping list Mini Wonder Mold Pan
- Easy-Add Tip: 18 Add to shopping list Tip: 18
- Easy-Add Wide Glide™ Rolling Pin Add to shopping list Wide Glide™ Rolling Pin
- Easy-Add Rolling Pin Guide Rings Add to shopping list Rolling Pin Guide Rings
- Easy-Add Roll-N-Cut Mat Add to shopping list Roll-N-Cut Mat
- 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 Graduation Lollipop Mold Add to shopping list Graduation Lollipop Mold
- Easy-Add Parchment Triangles Add to shopping list Parchment Triangles
- Easy-Add Dowel Rods Add to shopping list Dowel Rods
- Easy-Add Cake Boards Add to shopping list Cake Boards
- Easy-Add Fanci-Foil Wrap Add to shopping list Fanci-Foil Wrap
- 25 x 20 in. plywood or foamcore board (1/2 inch thick)
In advance: Make mortarboard. Tint 7 oz. fondant black. Mix 1/2 teaspoon of Gum-Tex with 3 oz. black fondant; roll out 3/16 in. thick. Cut a 4 in. square with knife. Let dry on cornstarch-dusted board.
Also: Mold candies. Tint portions of melted white candy green, violet, blue, red and yellow using candy colors. Mold 16 diplomas and 12 caps using piping method. Chill until firm; unmold.
And: Prepare base board. Cut plywood or foamcore board 1 in. larger on all sides than largest diamond pan. Tint 48 oz. fondant yellow; cover board with fondant.
Bake and cool 2-layer diamond cakes and mini Wonder Mold Cake.
Pipe tip 18 shell top and bottom borders. Attach candies to cake sides with dots of icing. Attach mortarboard to cap with thinned fondant adhesive. Position cap. Tint 2 oz. fondant green; roll out 1/8 in. thick. For cord, cut a 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. strip. For tassel, cut a 1 x 2 in strip; cut 1/8 in. wide x 3/4 in. deep slits for fringe. Roll tassel into a log; attach to cord with damp brush. Cut a 1/4 in. wide strip; wrap around top of tassel. Attach cord to cap. Roll a 3/8 in. ball of black fondant; flatten to form button. Attach with damp brush.
*Combine Christmas Red with Red-Red for red shown. Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown.