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Red Ruffled Ribbons Fondant Cake


Ruffled ribbons provide a contemporary twist to a fondant cake. The ruffled ribbons are easier to create using Wilton Decorator Preferred Red Fondant since it?s easier to roll and form.
Makes: Cake serves 20.

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Step 1

Make cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Stack and fill for a 2-layer cake, 4 in. high.

Step 2
Step 2

Cover cake with fondant. Use spatula and buttercream icing to lightly ice cake. Cover cake with red fondant. Reserve remaining red fondant.

Step 3
Step 3

Decorate cake. Use fondant roller with orange guide rings to roll red fondant 1/8 in. thick and at least 7 in. x 26 in. Use fondant trimmer to cut 9 fondant ribbons, each 3/4 in. x 26 in.

Place a ribbon on thin foam lightly dusted with cornstarch. Use large ball tool to gently move along one long edge of ribbon to thin and ruffle the edge slightly. Repeat to ruffle each ribbon.

Use brush and piping gel to brush a 1/4 in. stripe of piping gel just below top edge of cake. Attach straight edge of ruffled ribbon to cake along gel line, having ruffled edge extend above top of cake. Brush subsequent lines of piping gel just below straight edge of previous ribbon and attach ribbon, working to the bottom of the cake.

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Quick tip on how to attach your fondant accents to your fondant covered cake.

A ruffle can be gently flowing or tightly gathered as shown here. To create a softer looking ruffle, after cutting your fondant section, roll the ball tool, dipped in cornstarch, along one edge.

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