In advance: Make fondant baby (click on technique above). Make approximately 80 fondant buttons. Roll 3/8 in. diameter balls of pastel fondant. Flatten and indent center with end of dowel rod. Imprint button holes with narrow end of tip 1. Let dry.
Prepare 2-layer cakes for
stacked construction. Prepare cakes for
rolled fondant. Cover cakes with fondant; smooth with Easy-Glide Smoother. Divide 6 in. cake in 4ths and 10 in. cake in 6ths. For clotheslines, roll out yellow fondant 1/8 in. thick. Using straight-edge wheel of Cutter/Embosser, cut 1/8 in. wide strips for clothesline; attach at division points, 1 in. deep. For bows, cut 1/8 x 4 in. long yellow strips; form loops and move tails to opposite sides. Attach bows with damp brush; attach a small ball at center.
For clothes, roll out pastel fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut booties using shoe Cut-Out; trim off ends. Cut cap using smallest round Cut-Out; trim off bottom. Cut T-shirt using shirt Cut-Out; trim bottom to shorten and cut neckline with small round Cut-Out. Cut 1-piece outfit using shirt Cut-Out; cut neck and leg lines with small round Cut-Out. Cut bib using wide end of tip 1A; cut neckline with narrow end.
Attach clothes to clothesline with damp brush. For clothespins, cut thin pieces of copper fondant and attach. For bottom borders, roll a 3/8 in. diameter white rope; attach with damp brush. Attach buttons with buttercream. Add buttercream dots, outlines and scallop details to clothes with tip 1. Insert baby in cake top.
Make your own shower topper! It's easy when you use rolled fondant. Just roll out and cut the baby with our metal gingerbread boy cutter, then attach to a lollipop stick and insert in the cake. You can also make smaller sized babies using a mini gingerbread boy cutter for a cupcake.
Like a beautiful garden, this cake blooms with lush layers of flowers. Use our Round Cut-Outs and Leaf Cut-Outs to cut pretty plantings from our pre-tinted pastel and neon-colored Ready-to-Use Rolled Fondants.
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