A stunning cake that shines with vibrant colors and intricate designs, this 3-Tier Any Occasion Cake is a wonder to behold. Large enough to feed about 60 people, this cake would be great for a small wedding, birthday party, wedding shower and more. Looking for something a little less challenging? Check out our 2-Tier and 1-Tier Any Occasion Cakes for even more inspiration.
Bake cakes. Prepare batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool two 6 in. cake layers, two 8 in. cake layers and two 10 in. cake layers.
Prepare and tint icing. Using color combinations provided, tint 2½ cups icing teal, 3½ cups icing yellow and 5 cups icing mauve. Reserve remaining icing white.
*Combine Teal and Kelly Green icing colors to get teal color shown. Combine Golden Yellow and Orange icing colors to get yellow color shown. Combine Burgundy and Violet icing colors to get mauve color
Decorate cake. Using teal icing, level and ice 6 in. cake smooth on 6 in. cake circle. Using yellow icing, level and ice 8 in. cake smooth on 8 in. cake circle. Using mauve icing, level and ice 10 in. cake smooth on foil-covered 12 in. cake circle.
Prepare cake for stacked construction.
Prepare decorating bag with tip 4 and reserved white icing. Pipe beads and dots on front of cakes to form desired pattern.
Perfect for classic borders or cloudlike decorations, dots are a versatile technique that can be piped in a range of sizes. The dot technique can be used as a simple border for cakes and cookies, as well as for icing cupcakes or piping meringues.