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Painted Feathers Fondant Cake


Paint directly onto fondant using a mixture of Wilton Icing Color, Pearl Dust Edible Accents and Pure Lemon Extract for an interesting effect. A freeform pattern gives it an artistic look.
Makes: 12 Servings
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Step 1

Make feathers 1 day in advance. Use fondant roller with blue guide rings to roll out 1/2 oz. white fondant 1/16 in. thick. Use straight edge of second largest (1 1/16 in. x 2 3/8 in.) leaf cut-out to cut two leaves. Use knife to cut out a few random V?s to give feather-like appearance. Let dry overnight on parchment paper-covered board.

Step 2

Make cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool two 6 in. cake layers. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tort, fill and stack cakes on cake circles for 2-layer cake, 5 in. high. Use spatula and icing to ice cake smooth.

Step 3

Cover cake with fondant. Use fondant roller with orange guide rings to roll out 24 oz. fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cover cake with fondant.

Step 4

Paint stripe border. Use cake marker to mark 1 in. from bottom of cake for large stripe, mark 1 1/4 in. from bottom of cake and 1 1/2 in. from bottom of cake for top stripe.

Use brush and burgundy icing color/lemon extract mixture to paint 1 in. bottom stripe. Use bronze Pearl Dust edible accents/lemon extract to paint 1 1/4 in. top stripe.

Step 5

Paint feathers. Use brush, burgundy icing color/lemon extract mixture and bronze Pearl Dust edible accents/lemon extract mixture to paint feathers. Let dry, 30 minutes.

Step 6

Decorate cake. Prepare thinned fondant adhesive following recipe directions. Use brush and thinned fondant adhesive to attach 1/2 in. ball of fondant to cake and then attach feathers to fondant ball.

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Bronze Pearl Dust?

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Favorite Cake Mix or Recipe

6 cups of your Favorite Cake Mix or Recipe

Burgundy Icing Color

Burgundy Icing Color

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Roll-N-Cut Mat

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20 in. Fondant Roller Guide Rings ((blue and orange used))

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Leaves Double Cut-Outs Set ((second largest [1 1/16 in. x 2 3/8 in.] used))

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Expected ship date: 01/20/18

Cake Marker

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Knife

Knife

Cake Circles

Cake Circles

6 x 3 in. Round Pan

6 x 3 in. Round Pan

A simple way to add color and visual interest to a cake. Cutouts are fondant shapes that can be made in a variety of sizes and colors.

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