Item# WLPROJ-9531

Floral Spring Cake

Item No. WLPROJ-9531
Amount
12 servings
Prep Time
3 hr
Skill Level
Intermediate
Total Time
5 hr 30 min

Create a literal bouquet of delicious edible flowers with this Floral Spring Cake. Using very simple piping techniques, like rosettes, dots, stars and more, this cake is blossoming with bright spring colors. A lovely dessert to make for a spring birthday, Easter or even Mother’s Day!

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  • Notes:

    • Makes 6 inch round and 4 inch tall 2-layer cake
    • Hints for Coloring Icing:
      • Dip a toothpick into the color and swipe against the icing. Always use a fresh toothpick to add more color to avoid contaminating the icing color.
      • A little goes a long way. Try adding only a little at a time and mix to check whether you’ve achieved the right shade.

    How To

    How to Pipe a Rosette
    How to Pipe a Rosette

    Learn how to pipe beautiful rosettes, big and small, to add charming floral accents. Rosettes are a great way to create quick decorations. Different tips create different petal effects. Rosettes can be used to add a simple floral accent to a dessert or to cover a cake or cupcake.

    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.

    How to Pipe a Star
    How to Pipe a Star

    One of the most popular techniques, stars come in a range of sizes and styles. Experiment with open and closed stars for variation in look. The star technique is timeless and can be used as a classic border or as a stunning fill-in for the top of a dessert.

    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 Crumb Coat a Cake
    How to Crumb Coat a Cake

    Getting a smooth finish on your fondant or buttercream cake is easier than you may think. All you need is a simple crumb coat. This often-omitted step is the key to professional results, even when you aren’t planning on a traditional fondant-covered cake. Read over our friendly guide, watch our helpful video, then… get ready […]

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