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Ribbon Colorburst Cake


This simple cake with a gorgeous 3-D fondant ribbon topper is perfect for celebrating any occasion! Display this pretty, multicolored treat on a Wilton Colorwheel Cake Board to add a touch of pizzazz.
Makes: Cake serves 10.
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Step 1

Make ribbon loops for topper two days in advance. Knead 1/2 teaspoon Gum-Tex into 5 oz. white fondant. Tint 1 oz. each: blue, rose, orange, yellow and green. Use 9 in. fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out tinted fondant, separately, 1/16 in. thick. Use fondant trimmer to cut 25 strips, 1/8 in. x 6 in., in each color. Form each strip into a loop and use damp brush to attach ends. Place loops on their sides to dry on cornstarch-dusted board 24 hours.

Step 2

Make cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cake. Cake is one-layer, 3 inches high. Place on cake board.

Step 3

Cover cake with fondant. Prepare cake for rolled fondant. Use 20 in. fondant roller with orange guide rings to roll out 18 oz. white fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cover cake with fondant.

Step 4

Decorate cake. Use tip 4 and white icing to pipe bead border.

Use 1 oz. white fondant to roll a ball, 2 1/2 in. wide x 1/2 in. high. Prepare thinned fondant adhesive following recipe directions. Use thinned fondant adhesive to attach fondant ball to center of cake. Use knife to cut notches in fondant ball. Use thinned fondant adhesive to attach ribbon loops into notches.

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Gum-Tex

Gum-Tex

Sky Blue Icing Color

Sky Blue Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color ((Combine Orange with Red for orange shown))

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Leaf Green Icing Color

Leaf Green Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color ((Combine Leaf Green with Lemon Yellow for green shown))

cornstarch

cornstarch

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Favorite Cake Mix or Recipe

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Roll-N-Cut Mat

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9 in. Fondant Roller ((pink guide rings used))

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20 in. Fondant Roller Guide Rings ((orange guide rings used))

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Tip: 4

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Plastic ruler

Plastic ruler

10 x 14 in. Cake Board

10 x 14 in. Cake Board

8 x 3 in. Round Pan

8 x 3 in. Round Pan

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

Craft knife

Craft knife

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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