Soft and feminine, this Breathe of Spring Floral Cake is a wonderful way to celebrate a baby shower, wedding shower or mom’s birthday. After you’re done icing your cake, simply use a toothpick to make stems for your flowers, then use a variety of tips to pipe leaves and petals. Add a personalized message to the top or customize your cake with a banner or a fun buttercream border. No matter what the occasion, this buttercream cake is sure to impress!
Tint 1/2 cup white icing each green, violet, blue and grey using color combinations provided.
*Combine Moss Green and Lemon Yellow icing colors to get green color shown. Combine Violet and Rose icing colors to get violet color shown. Combine Royal Blue, Violet and Black icing colors to get blue color shown. Combine Black, Red-Red, Royal Blue and Brown icing colors to get grey color shown.
Using Creamy Peach icing color, tint 1/2 cup white icing peach. Using Pink icing color, tint 1/2 cup white icing pink.
Decorate cake. Prepare six decorating bags with couplers. Fill separately with green, violet, blue, grey, peach and pink icing.
Use toothpicks dipped in Moss Green icing color to draw stems on cake. Start from bottom of the cake and move upwards, using a new toothpick every time you need more color.
Using various tips and prepared icings in bags, pipe flowers, leaves, dots, calyx and petals on cake.
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.