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Mini Spring Themed Cakes


Whether you're looking for a little Easter dessert or just something sweet to put a finishing touch on your spring celebration, these Mini Spring Themed Cakes are sure to be a crowdpleaser! Topped with a lovely butterfly made from royal icing, these mini cakes for spring sport colorful decorations and are great for small dinner parties or luncheons. Serve them at birthday parties or any spring baby or wedding shower. Use your favorite cake recipe, then cut out cake layers using the Circle Metal Cutter. Fill with icing and have fun decorating these sweet Mini Spring themed Cakes!
Makes: Each serves 1
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Step 1

At least 3 days in advance: Make royal icing small butterflies.

Tape wing patterns to cake board and cover with waxed paper. For easy release, spray waxed paper with non-stick vegetable pan spray and wipe off excess with soft tissue.

For small butterfly, cover with tip 2 outlines. For large butterfly, cover with tip 4 outlines. Make extras to allow for breakage. Let dry 24 hours. Carefully remove from waxed paper. Assemble butterflies on waxed paper-covered board. For small butterfly body, pipe a tip 3 line, 1 in. long. For large butterfly body, pipe a tip 5 line, 1 1/2 in. long; insert wire and overpipe another tip 5 line. Insert wings and support with cotton balls to maintain angle. Overpipe body with same tip for head and body. Let dry completely.

Step 2

Make fondant apple blossoms, 4 for each treat.

Step 3

Bake and cool sheet cake using firm-textured batter, such as pound cake. To cut treats use 3 in. circle cutter.

Cover with melted candy. Transfer to waxed paper-covered board and chill until firm. Recoat if needed for smooth finish.

Step 4

Set each treat on a flattened baking cup. Use Decorator Icing to pipe tip 5 bead bottom border. Use buttercream to pipe tip 3 light brown and tip 2 green scrolls. Attach apple blossoms and butterfly with icing.

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White Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant ((4 oz will make about 200 flowers))

$7.29

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$4.39

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Sky Blue Icing Color

Sky Blue Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Leaf Green Icing Color

Leaf Green Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color ((Combine Leaf Green with Lemon Yellow for green shown))

Violet Icing Color

Violet Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

Rose Icing Color ((Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown))

Brown Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color ((Combine Brown with Red-Red for light brown shown))

Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy

Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy ((1 pk. covers 5-6 treats))

Meringue Powder

Meringue Powder

cornstarch

cornstarch

Non-stick vegetable oil spray

Non-stick vegetable oil spray

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9 x 13 x 2 in. Sheet Pan

9 x 13 x 2 in. Sheet Pan

Cookie Sheet

Cookie Sheet

White Mini Baking Cups

White Mini Baking Cups

Cake Boards

Cake Boards

Waxed paper

Waxed paper

Tape

Tape

Scissors

Scissors

Cotton Balls

Cotton Balls

Ruler

Ruler

Knife

Knife

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.

These tiny cupped flowers can accent any dessert-just add buttercream to make a pretty center.

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