A manly color scheme, a football shape, and a fondant-tiled mosaic combine for a handsomely constructed cake. Perfect for Father?s Day as shown, or customize the message for bachelor parties, birthday celebrations, and award banquets.
Ice 2-layer cake smooth. Divide fondant in 4ths and tint dark violet (combine violet with rose), light violet (combine violet with a little rose), dark blue and light blue. Roll out fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut approximately 70 squares in each color using smallest Cut-Out. Press squares onto cake sides, alternating colors. Using dark violet fondant and alphabet cutters, cut out message. Position on cake top. Roll out remaining fondant 1/2 in. thick. Lightly grease the inside of smallest Cut-Out and cut candle holders. Flatten sides and insert candles. Position on cake top.