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Polka-Dotted Flower Cake


Celebrate a brand-new spring season with this buttercream-iced cake decorated with colorful flowers piped using the bead technique. Learn how to do this simple technique and more by taking The Wilton Method of Cake Decorating Course 1.
Makes: 12 Servings
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Step 1

Make layered cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool three 6 in. cake layers. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint portions light rose, peach and green. Reserve some white. Prepare, tort, fill and stack cakes on cake circle for 3-layer cake, 5 in. high. Use spatula and white icing to ice cake smooth..

Step 2

Decorate cake. Use tip 5, cut disposable decorating bags and tinted icing to pipe ball flower center. Use tip 5, cut disposable decorating bags and tinted icing to pipe five beads around flower center. Continue to pipe beads out from flower center, shaping it into a full flower.

Repeat until cake top and sides are decorated with bead flowers.

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Favorite Cake Mix or Recipe

6 3/4 cups of your Favorite Cake Mix or Recipe

Rose Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Orange Icing Color ((Combine Rose with Orange for peach shown))

Leaf Green Icing Color

Leaf Green Icing Color

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6 x 2 in. Round Pan

6 x 2 in. Round Pan

Cake Circle

Cake Circle

food-safe scissors

food-safe scissors

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

The ball shape makes bold borders and is the first step to learn for figure piping. Vary the basic look by adding stars, dots or spirals on the ball shapes.

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.

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