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Pink or Blue, A Dream Come True Cake


Oh baby, what a cake to behold! With the Wilton Checkerboard Cake Set there is a great surprise inside? blue and pink are featured for the newest family arrival.
Makes: Cake serves 20
Skill Level: Somewhat Easy

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Step 1

In advance, make fondant rompers and letters. Add 1/2 teaspoon of Gum-Tex to 16 oz. of fondant. Tint portions pink, green, yellow and blue. Roll out fondant 1/8 in. thick and use romper cutter to cut two of each color. Use letter cutters to cut the word, ?BABY.? Let dry on cornstarch-covered board.

When completely dried, melt white Candy Melts candy according to package directions. Attach 4 in. lollipop sticks to the backs of letters with melted candy. Let set.

Step 2

Prepare icing and tint portions pink, green, blue and yellow; reserve some white. Use tip 2 and white icing to pipe dots on centers of letters. Use tip 2 and matching color icing to outline rompers and add button dots.

Step 3

Individually prepare three boxes of white cake mix following package instructions. Divide batter into two portions. In one portion of batter, gently stir in Sky Blue Icing Color to desired shade. (Use clean toothpicks to transfer color from jar to batter.) Repeat with Rose Icing Color to color second portion.

Step 4

For bottom layer, place Batter Dividing Ring in the first prepared pan. Pour rose-colored batter in outer and center sections and blue-colored batter in middle section. Fill sections 2/3 full. Remove ring from pan by carefully lifting straight up on handles. Rinse and completely dry ring.

Step 5

For top layer, repeat step 4 in second prepared pan. Remove ring from pan by carefully lifting straight up on handles. Rinse and completely dry ring.

Step 6

For middle layer, place clean and dry ring in third prepared pan. Pour blue-colored batter in outer and center sections and rose-colored batter in middle section. Fill sections 2/3 full. Remove ring from pan by carefully lifting straight up on handles. DO NOT PUT RING IN OVEN.

Step 7

Bake and cool cake according to mix directions. Stack cakes on foil-wrapped cake circle. Ice cake smooth with white icing and spatula.

Step 8

Use cake dividing chart to divide cake into eighths. Attach rompers on sides at division points using tip 4 and dots of icing.

Step 9

Use tip 4 and white icing to pipe bottom bead border.

Step 10

Place confetti on cake top and insert letters into cake.

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Gum-Tex?

Gum-Tex?

Rose Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Sky Blue Icing Color

Sky Blue Icing Color

cornstarch

cornstarch

White Candy Melts® Candy

White Candy Melts® Candy

white cake mix

? 3 boxes (15.25 - 18.25 oz. each) white cake mix

water, oil, eggs

water, oil, eggs

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10 in. Cake Circle

10 in. Cake Circle

4 in. Lollipop Sticks

4 in. Lollipop Sticks

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

Scissors

Scissors

Tape

Tape

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.

Pipe dots for flower centers, faces, figure piping and border effects. When making large dots, lift the tip as you squeeze to allow icing to fill out completely.

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