At least 3 days in advance: Make swags. Combine 12 oz. fondant with 2 teaspoons of Gum-Tex. Roll out 1/16 in. thick. Mark pattern with toothpick and cut 96 swags. Make extras to allow for breakage and let dry on cornstarch-dusted board.
Also: Make puddle dots. Pipe 36 dots, 1/2 in. diameter, using thinned royal icing in cut disposable bag. Two days in advance: Add spikes to swags. Turn over dry swags and pipe a tip 5 pull-out spike on each swag, 3/4 in. high, using royal icing. Let dry.
Bake three 1-layer 12 x 18 in. cakes 2 in. high; position one 12 x 18 in. cake on foil-wrapped plywood or foamcore board. Cut a second 12 x 18 in. cake into two 18 x 6 in. halves. Position one half cake against 12 x 18 in. cake on board for an 18 in. square, icing the seamed area together. Repeat for top 18 in. layer so that seams are perpendicular to each other.
Also bake 2-layer 6, 10 and 14 in. cakes and position on same-size separator plates. Ice cakes smooth in buttercream. Prepare cakes for
Separator Plate and Pillar Construction. Mark sections every 2 in. across and every 1/2 in. down with toothpick. In royal icing, pipe tip 2 drop strings, 1 in. deep, in each 2 in. section. Pipe 5 additional drop strings, 1 in. deep, beginning at each 1/2 in. mark. Add tip 2 dot at each drop string point.
At reception: Assemble cakes. Place 18 in. cake on 16 x 16 x 4 in. craft block to create a space under cake.
Attach swags to bottom of all cakes, inserting spikes into bottom edge of cake and securing with royal icing. Pipe 3 tip 2 drop strings on swags. Add tip 2 dot at drop string points.
Attach puddle dots between swags on 18 in. cake to cover board. Position flowers beneath 18 in. cake. Position topper.
It?s the elegant simplicity of daisies that makes this the perfect cake for a spring or summer wedding or shower. Beautiful fondant blossoms rim the cakes sides and top it with a bountiful, vibrant bouquet.
Dedicated to a love that will last through the ages, the Eternal Embrace cake captures romance at its finest. Embossed with the Fondant Imprint Mat and adorned with gum paste daisies, this cake will be a towering success.
PLEASE NOTE: If you had an account on the previous version of Wilton.com you will need to reset your password. We apologize for the inconvenience but it necessary to maintain security of the information you have entrusted us with. Our goal is make it easy so you can make it amazing!
Get inspiration and great deals
Yes, I want to receive new decorating ideas and exclusive offers from Wilton. You can withdraw your consent at any time.