A bouquet of pretty posies winds its way up two fondant-covered tiers. Cut the free-form flowers and leaves using the Cut-N-Spin Rotating Cutting Board ? it gives you more control when cutting those curves!
In advance: Make seven flowers. Tint 2 oz. fondant light violet, 2 oz. dark violet. Knead 1/8 teaspoon of Gum-Tex into each color. Roll out 1/16 in. thick. Place on Cut-N-Spin; use Cutter/Embosser to cut five free-form outer petals for each flower, 1 1/2 in. long. Roll a 1/4 in. ball of light violet fondant for base; flatten slightly and attach petals upright with Thinned Fondant Adhesive. Let dry in cornstarch-dusted flower formers. Roll out dark violet fondant 1/16 in. thick. Place on Cut-N-Spin; use Cutter/Embosser to cut five free-form inner petals for each flower, 3/4 in. long. Attach to outer petals with adhesive. Roll a 1/8 in. ball of light violet fondant for flower center. Attach with adhesive. Let dry overnight.
*Combine violet with rose for light violet shown. Combine violet with rose and royal blue for dark violet shown.
Pipe tip 6 bead bottom borders in light violet buttercream.
Tint remaining green fondant a darker shade. Roll out 1/8 in. thick. Place on Cut-N-Spin; use Cutter/Embosser to cut 12 free-form leaves from 1 1/2 in. to 3 in. long. Score a vein line down center of each leaf with Cutter/Embosser. Attach vines, leaves and flowers to cake using adhesive.
Speed up the decorating process with a few nifty tools. Use our Decorating Comb to create narrow or wide ridges in iced surfaces and a Decorator Dessert Pro® to apply icing in interesting ways and shapes.
Create this botanical beauty in all its glory with the ease of our Tilt ?N Turn ULTRA Cake Turntable. It lifts your cake off the work surface to decorate borders, and add embellishments all around the cake without straining.