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Ombre Candy Curl Mother?s Day Cake


Gradually tinted candy curls add drama and flair to this Mother?s Day cake, which is topped with a whimsical candy heart personalized just for Mom. Use our Primary Candy Colors Set to tint Candy Melts candy for a fun, ombre effect.
Makes: Cake serves 12

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Step 1

Make candy curls. Melt two packages of white Candy Melts candy according to package directions. Add 4 tablespoons shortening; stir until melted. Divide melted candy into four equal portions. Use orange candy color from set to tint shades of peach, from light to dark.

Pour melted mixtures into mini loaf pans, 1 in. thick. Chill until set 25 to 30 minutes. Unmold and bring to room temperature. Use potato peeler or cheese slicer on narrow side of candy to make various sized candy curls.

Step 2

Make candy heart plaque. Melt 8 oz. white Candy Melts candy according to package directions. Use orange candy color from set to tint to lightest peach color. Pour into heart pan, 1/2 in. thick. Reserve remaining melted candy. Chill until set 15 to 20 minutes. Unmold.

Use melted candy in cut parchment bag to pipe MOM. Chill until set 3 to 5 minutes. Use melted candy to attach cookie stick to back of heart. Chill until set.

Step 3

Make cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool 2-layer, 4 in. high cake. Place on a foil-wrapped cake circle.

Step 4

Decorate cake. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Use spatula and icing to ice cake smooth. Attach candy curls to icing before it has crusted, in gradual shades of darkest to lightest from bottom to top.

Insert candy heart plaque into center of cake.

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White Candy Melts® Candy

3 pks. White Candy Melts® Candy

vegetable shortening

vegetable shortening

Favorite cake recipe or mix

Favorite cake recipe or mix

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Mini Loaf Pan ((4 needed))

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Potato peeler or cheese slicer

Potato peeler or cheese slicer

6 x 2 in. Round Pan

6 x 2 in. Round Pan

8 in. Cake Circle

8 in. Cake Circle

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Fanci-Foil Wrap

food-safe scissors

food-safe scissors

Tape

Tape

Anyone can write out a place card for the party?but wouldn't an edible candy place card be much more special and fun? There are lots of ways to use candy plaques molded in cake or muffin pans. You can create unforgettable holiday gift cards, centerpieces, cake toppers and more. For rectangles, use a loaf pan or mini cake pan. For circles, use muffin pans. Attach a molded candy for a great finishing touch.

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