Item# WLPROJ-1364

Checkerboard Pastel Easter Basket Cake

Item No. WLPROJ-1364
Amount
Cake serves 20.
Skill Level
None

Color heralds the arrival of spring—flowers, green grass and blue skies at last! This Easter, bring spring colors into play with a pastel twist on a classic checkerboard cake. Checkerboard Pastel Easter Basket Cake showcases three colors in one cake for bright, beautiful slices that will delight family and friends. Placed on a simple pedestal cake stand, this cake will surely become the centerpiece of your Easter brunch or dessert table. An elegant Easter basket design adds an extra special touch to the cake and is easily achieved with just a few simple decorating techniques. Just spatula ice the top and sides of the cake, then pipe green icing "grass" around the bottom and accent with purchased egg-shaped icing decorations. If time allows, surround the cake top with a rope border and ice the sides with a basketweave design. Or, if time is at a premium, simplify! Ice the cake smooth with canned icing and decorate with colorful icing decorations.

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  • Violet Icing Color
  • Rose Icing Color
  • Golden Yellow Icing Color
  • Kelly Green Icing Color
  • 2 Ready-To-Use Decorator Icing
  • Petite Eggs Icing Decorations
  • 3 pkgs white cake mix
  • 4 cups water
  • 6 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 9 egg whites

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  • How To

    How to Pipe a Basketweave
    How to Pipe a Basketweave

    This technique turns any treat into beautiful baskets. Perfect for Easter, Mother's Day, bridal or any Spring and summertime theme. This technique creates a two-dimensional woven-look design. Use for baskets, fences, or to completely cover the side of a cake.

    How to Pipe Grass
    How to Pipe Grass & Fur

    The grass tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the grass tip makes ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Our step-by-step video shows you how!

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