Bake and cool 2-layer petal and round cakes (bake two 6 in. cakes 2 1/2 in. high for a 5 in. high cake). Ice cakes smooth and prepare for
Stacked Construction. Divide 6 in. cake into 6ths and attach a 3 1/2 in. strip at each division point with tip 4 dots of icing. Attach a 2 3/4 strip, on each side of 3 1/2 in. strip, 1/2 in. apart. In each open section, attach a 2 in. strip. For 15 in. petal cake, attach a 3 in. fondant strip at center of each petal; attach a 2 1/4 in. strip on each side of the 3 in. strip, 3/8 in. apart. Attach a 1 3/4 in. strip next to each 2 1/4 in. strip, 3/8 in. apart.