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The Princess' Address Castle Cake

This bold Camelot castle with flag-topped towers will make her day. It's the ultimate princess palace with 11 sparkling peaked towers, sprays of fondant flowers and windows laced with lattice.

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Difficulty: Medium



Instructions:

Step 1

**Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown.

In advance: Make flowers using Flower Making Set. Tint 8 oz. fondant rose and roll out 1/16 in. thick. Cut 285 forget-me-nots; make extras to allow for breakage.

Step 2

Place on thick foam and cup centers using end of stick 1 which has been dipped in cornstarch. Use royal icing to pipe tip 2 dot centers; let dry.

Step 3

Add trims in violet royal icing. Ice tower peaks and sprinkle with Cake Sparkles.

Step 4

Pipe tip 3 arch around windows on towers and main roof; sprinkle with Cake Sparkles. Outline door and windows for cake sides with tip 5; sprinkle with Cake Sparkles. Ice sides of main roof and overpipe scalloped edge with tip 5; sprinkle with Cake Sparkles. Let dry.

Step 5

Prepare towers to insert in cake. To make 1 large, 4 medium and 2 small towers which will be inserted into cakes more stable, attach plastic dowel rods, cut 1 in. shorter than height of cake, to bottom of towers. Stand tower upside down; attach cut dowel rod to base with melted candy. Refrigerate until firm.

Step 6

Ice 2-layer cakes smooth. Prepare for Stacked Construction; position 6 in. cake ½ in. from center toward back of 10 in. cake to allow for main roof in front. Working from top to bottom, assemble and decorate using buttercream icing.

Step 7

Decorate 3 towers (small, medium, large) for 6 in. cake top. Attach tower peaks and flowers under windows; pipe tip 3 dots on battlements and tip 2 double drop strings above windows. Add tip 349 leaves.

Step 8

Insert first 3 towers into cake top. Pipe tip 5 bead border around tower bases and bottom of 6 in. cake. Attach flowers for top border; add tip 349 leaves. Insert 4 plastic windows around sides of 6 in. cake. Attach flowers under windows; pipe tip 349 leaves. Position main roof on 10 in. cake. Prepare 3 medium towers and 1 small tower as described above. Insert in 10 in. cake and pipe tip 5 bead border around bases and bottom border of 10 in. cake. Attach flowers for top border; add tip 349 leaves. Insert door at front and 2 plastic windows on sides of 10 in. cake. Attach flowers under windows and around door; pipe tip 349 leaves. Prepare 3 large and 2 small towers as described above for sides of cake; attach to cake board, touching cake sides. Pipe tip 12 random zigzag around base; position flowers and pipe tip 349 leaves.