Fly off to Neverland with this whimsical Making the Day Magical Tinkerbell Cake. Decorated with bright flowers and flying stars, this beautiful character cake is sure to be any girl’s birthday wish come true. This large two-tier cake is big enough to feed about 30 people, so this is a great cake for a larger birthday party. Use Color Mist Food Color Spray to create a lovely finish to your cake that looks professionally done.
In advance: Make royal icing flowers and stars. Pipe 30 tip 129 drop flowers in dark rose with tip 3 dot centers in white. Pipe 30 each violet, light rose and teal tip 13 stars. Make extras to allow for breakage. Let dry.
Ice 2-layer cakes smooth with buttercream. Prepare for
Stacked Construction and position on Cake Base. Spray with blue, then violet, Color Mist. Using buttercream, pipe tip 3 message, random dots and various flower stems on cake sides. Attach flowers with dots of icing. Use 2 shades of green and tips 349 and 352 to pipe assorted leaves on stems and bottom borders. Pipe random tip 1 outline and dot starbursts on cake sides. Group wires into pairs; twist both ends of each pair together. Wrap ends in florist tape; shape wires into curls. Secure both ends in Flower Spikes using royal icing. Insert spikes in cake sides and cover hole with icing. Attach stars to wires with dots of royal icing. Position candle on cake top.
*Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown. Combine Rose with Violet for rose shades shown.
Drop flowers are a great way to add flowers quickly. Pipe drop flowers in buttercream directly on your cake, or pipe in royal in advance and place your flowers anywhere. Flowers will be sharper in definition when piped in royal.