Entering the Fold Cake
Create an edible baptismal record to share at post-christening gatherings. Use our Decorating Comb to create a paged effect on an iced Book Pan cake bearing a personalized passage.
Cake serves 24.
In advance, use royal icing to make 75 tip 101s forget-me-nots with tip 1 dot centers (25 each violet, yellow, blue). Let dry.
Use royal icing to pipe a tip 12 disc, 1 3/4 in. diameter, on waxed paper (to be used as stand for cross). Let dry. Attach cross to disc with royal icing.
Thin down blue royal icing with water and "paint" doves with brush; let dry.
Ice cake smooth in buttercream; comb sides. Pipe tip 2 vines on cake top edge. Position flowers and add tip 352 leaves.
Pipe tip 2 dots around vines and flowers. Pipe tip 401 ruffle bottom border. Pipe a tip 12 mound of icing as base for cross; position cross on royal disc.
Attach flowers to base of cross with dots of icing. Write tip 2 message. Attach doves with dots of icing.