Your fondant-covered cakes will taste great, thanks to Wilton Decorator Preferred Fondant. This easy-to-roll fondant will cover your cake smoothly, while stylized layered lilies will be easy to cut using the Wilton Leaf Double Cut-Outs Set.
Make cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Stack and fill for a 2-layer cake, 4 in. high.
Cover cake with fondant. Use spatula and buttercream icing to lightly ice cake. Use fondant roller with orange guide rings to roll yellow fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cover cake with yellow fondant. Reserve remaining yellow fondant.
Decorate cake. Use fondant roller with orange guide rings to roll remaining yellow fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use the cut-outs listed from set to cut out eight of the largest of the three leaves and six of each of the smaller two leaves. Store under clear sheet of storage board.
Use damp brush to attach four of the largest leaves in a fan shape along top edge of cake. Place a second set of four largest leaves in a fan shape along the bottom edge of cake. The centers of the two fan shapes should be about 4 inches apart. Stagger and attach three medium leaves in the spaces between the largest leaves, then attach smaller leaves on top of medium leaves.
Rolled fondant has become a popular decorating option ? it's so easy to shape so even less experienced decorators can create something lovely. This is a great example. The quilted texture on the cake looks great against the bold, multi-hued daffodils.
It?s a striking contrast of colors, as white calla lilies ascend to the top
of green fondant tiers. What a great feeling to know that your Gum Paste and
Fondant Course experience makes amazing cakes like this possible!