Pretty rose-colored rosettes cover this party cake. Easy to make, simply ice cake in buttercream and pipe a pattern of rosettes on the sides. Serve at bridal showers, girl?s birthday party, or as a special dessert for friends.
Make cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool two cakes. Use cake leveler or knife to trim each cake to 2 1/2 in. high for a 5 in. high cake. Position cake on foil covered board.
Decorate cake. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint rose. Use spatula and rose icing to ice cake smooth.
Use tip 18 and rose icing to pipe rosettes on sides of cake.
The rosette has the tight, swirling look of a rose, but is achieved in one continuous rotation, rather than with wrapped layers of petals. Single rosettes are also used as candleholders on top of a cupcake.