Decorated with fondant and topped with fresh greens, this Something Blue Wedding Shower Cake is sure to make a statement on your table. Serve it at a late brunch for the bride or for a formal gathering with family and friends. If you want, you can even forgo the green topping and create a custom cake topper to best suit your celebration. A fun project for beginning decorators, this Something Blue Wedding Shower Cake is sure to impress the bride to be!
Bake cakes. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool two 6 in. cake layers and three 8 in. cake layers.
Trim 6 in. layers to 1½ in. high. Fill and stack for 3 in. high cake. Level, fill and stack 8 in. layers for 6 in. high cake.
Prepare cakes for fondant covering and stacked construction.
Cover 8 in. cake. Using 20 in. fondant roller with orange guide rings, roll out 30 oz. white fondant. Cover cake. Trim excess fondant; reserve.
Using 9 in. fondant roller with pink guide rings, roll out reserved white fondant.
Using round “C” cut-out, cut 55 to 60 rounds.
Using diamond pattern and “C” cut-out, cut curved diamond from each fondant round.
Using damp brush, attach to sides of 8 in. cake, offsetting each row from the row previous to from circle pattern.
Cover 6 in. cake. Tint 10 oz. white fondant slate blue using color combination provided. Combine Royal Blue and touch of Black and touch of Juniper Green icing colors to get slate blue color shown. Using 20 in. fondant roller with orange guide rings, roll out fondant. Cover cake. Trim excess fondant.
Decorate cake. Stack cakes. Top slate blue cake with fresh greenery.