Bursting In Air! Cake
Create an explosion of excitement for your patriotic party! Arrange Color Flow stars on Lollipop Sticks to create the illusion of rockets exploding in the sky.
Cake serves 12.
At least 2 days in advance: Make color flow stars: 1 each 7 in. blue and 5 in. red stars; 5 each 2 in. blue and red stars; and 5 each 11/4 in. blue and red stars.
Outline and flow in following instructions; while still wet, sprinkle with colored sugars. Let dry on waxed paper-covered cake boards.
Ice cake smooth. Pipe tip 21 star bottom border.
Attach 11/4 in. stars to end of lollipop sticks with full-strength color flow.
Pipe a tip 21 mound of buttercream in center of cake top.
Insert 5 of the sticks into mound, aligning ends with star points; insert remaining sticks between star points, aligning with opposite sticks.
Pipe tip 21 mound on both sides of sticks at edge of cake; position 2 in. stars on mounds.
Position 7 in. star in center of cake; attach 5 in. star on top with full-strength color flow.