A Gift From The Heart Cake
On Valentine?s Day, give your special someone a Gift from the Heart. This cake is simple to decorate using ready-to-use rolled fondant and heart cut-outs, and it?s even easier to enjoy!
Cake serves 20.
Prepare 2-layer cake to be covered with fondant by lightly icing with buttercream.
Cover cake with fondant; smooth with Easy-Glide Smoother.
Use largest heart Cut-Out to randomly cut fondant pieces from covered cake.
Roll out various fondant colors and cut largest heart Cut-Out; position fondant hearts in open areas on cake.
Cut various color hearts using medium and smallest Cut-Outs. Attach with damp brush, layering some on inlay hearts.
To make border, roll two 1/4 in. diameter ropes and twist to form braid; attach with damp brush.
Making seamless fondant effects and patterns, like stripes and dots, is easy when using the fondant inlay technique. You can make hundreds of combinations using the fondant overlay technique. Try using this technique with alphabet cutters to make monograms for personalized toppers.
A simple way to add color and visual interest to a cake. Cutouts are fondant shapes that can be made in a variety of sizes and colors.
Quick tip on how to attach your fondant accents to your fondant covered cake.