Item# WLPROJ-9534

Party in Bloom Buttercream Flower Cake

Item# WLPROJ-9534

Party in Bloom Buttercream Flower Cake

Item No. WLPROJ-9534
Prep Time
3 hr 30 min
Total Time
14 hr 50 min

This Party in Bloom cake certainly has plenty of flower power! Decorated with dahlias, apple blossoms, primroses, pansies, mums and more, this beautiful buttercream cake is nothing if not a showstopper. For quicker decorating, make your flowers ahead of time and store them in the freezer until you’re ready to assemble your cake. A truly lovely dessert that is well-suited for birthdays, Mother’s Day, Easter or bridal showers, this Party in Bloom Buttercream Flower Cake is bunches of fun!

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    Violet
    Violet

    The Violet is an ideal ?filler? flower. Use it to give an abundant look to all kinds of floral cakes. It looks beautiful in white and yellow as well as violet.

    How to Pipe a Zig Zag
    How to Pipe a Zig Zag

    The Zigzag is a popular way to fill in outlined areas, perfect for ribbed sweater and cuff effects. You can also use tight zigzags to cover the entire side of your cake?they look great!

    How to Pipe a Buttercream Pansy
    How to Pipe a Pansy

    The vibrant pansy features petals in complementary colors and a distinctive loop center. They can be multi-colored or all one color. Add multi-tones using a striped bag or by painting in colors at the flower's center or at the petal edge with a fine brush dipped in a small amount of lemon extract tinted with icing color.

    How to Pipe a Ranunculus
    How to Pipe a Ranunculus

    Decorate cupcakes, cakes, brownies and more with this beautiful buttercream ranunculus. Great for making ahead or piping directly on a cupcake or mini cupcake, this buttercream flower is great for beginners and those new to piping. Try using two separate colors for a realistic look! You can even make these flowers ahead of time and pop them in the freezer until you?re ready to decorate.

    How to Pipe Dots
    How to Pipe Dots

    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.

    Ball
    Ball

    The ball shape makes bold borders and is the first step to learn for figure piping. Vary the basic look by adding stars, dots or spirals on the ball shapes.

    How to Pipe Apple Blossoms
    How to Pipe Apple Blossoms

    This 5-petal springtime flower, most commonly seen in white or soft pink, is virtually the same petal shape as the wild rose, but uses a smaller tip creating a petite flower. The dot stamen are typically positioned like the holes in a 5-hole button. Dry them on flower formers for a more natural look.

    How to Pipe Forget-Me-Not Flowers
    How to Pipe Forget-Me-Not Flowers

    About half the size of a dime, Forget-Me-Nots can be grouped on cake tops or used to accent smaller treats like petits fours. They grow naturally in blue, pink and white.

    How to Make an Icing Primrose
    How to Make an Icing Primrose

    The primrose is a flat flower with detailed petals. The key to the heart-shaped petals is perfecting a "curve-dip-curve" motion as you spin the flower nail. In nature, you will find them in a variety of colors, including deep pink, purple, orange and yellow.

    How to Make a Flower with a Petal Tip
    How to Make Petal Tip Flowers

    Whether creating small or large blossoms, petal tips are essential for creating lifelike flowers with great dimension.

    How to Make an Icing Leaf
    How to Pipe Icing Leaves

    Make a simple, versatile leaf to add realistic details to flowers. Leaf tips can also be used to make simple flowers, such as sunflowers.

    How to Pipe a Buttercream Dahlia Flower
    Buttercream Dahlia Flower

    Dahlia flowers are a wonderful addition to cakes and cupcakes, and they?re beautiful in almost any color. Use specialty decorating tip 81 to create stand-up petals that make it look like your flower is blooming.

    How to Pipe a Pull-Out Star
    How to Pipe a Pull-Out Star

    The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The pull-out star technique can be used for fun, furry creatures, or for textured hair for your cakes.