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Lovely Lattice Cake


Petite flowers and lovely lace-like lattice piping give this cake a professional-looking flair! Learn these simple line piping techniques by taking a Wilton Method Class on Craftsy. You'll be amazed by your handcrafted creations.
Makes: Cake serves 20.
Skill Level: Difficult

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Step 1

Make layered cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool two 8 in. cake layers. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Prepare, fill and stack cakes for 2-layer cake, 4 in. high. Reserve remaining icing. Place cake on cake circle.

Step 2

Ice cake. Tint portion of icing violet. Reserve some white. Use spatula and icing to ice cake smooth. Reserve remaining violet icing.

Step 3

Mark flowers on cake. Use straight edge of second largest (2 3/8 in.) and third smallest (1 11/16 in.) blossom cut-outs from set to mark one large and one small blossom imprint on side of cake.

Use ruler to mark 4 in. from blossom imprints. Use second largest and third smallest blossom cut-outs to mark second set of flower imprints. Repeat flower marking around the cake at 4 in. increments for a total of four sets of flower imprints.

Step 4

Decorate cake. Tint remaining icing light ivory. Use tip 2, cut disposable decorating bag and light ivory icing to outline flowers and inside petals. Use tip 2, cut disposable decorating bag and light ivory icing to pipe dot flower centers. Pat centers smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 2, cut disposable decorating bag and light ivory icing to pipe freehand scrolls between flower pairs. Use tip 2, cut disposable decorating bag and light ivory icing to pipe lattice lines, 1/4 in. apart, between scroll lines. Use tip 2, cut disposable decorating bag and light ivory icing to over pipe outline.

Use tip 5, cut disposable decorating bag and violet buttercream icing to pipe bead bottom border.

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Favorite cake recipe or mix

5 cups batter Favorite cake recipe or mix

Violet Icing Color

Violet Icing Color

Royal Blue Icing Color

Royal Blue Icing Color ((Combine Violet with Royal Blue for violet shown))

Ivory Icing Color

Ivory Icing Color

cornstarch

cornstarch

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4-Pc. Blossoms Metal Cutter Set (Set (second largest [2 3/8 in.] and third smallest [1 11/16 in.] cut-outs used))

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8 in. Round pan

8 in. Round pan

Cooling Grid

Cooling Grid

Cake Circles

Cake Circles

Plastic ruler

Plastic ruler

food-safe scissors

food-safe scissors

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

The intersecting teardrop shapes provide heightened texture, especially if you fill in the spaces between teardrops with sugar pearls or piped dots or stars.

The bead shape makes impressive borders outlines and accents on letters and designs; also a cute trim on clothing and gingerbread houses. The basis for making piped hearts and figure piping.

Characters or designs are often outlined first, then piped in with stars or zigzags. Outlines can also be used for facial features.

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