Anyone can make a mini cake bouquet for Mother?s Day or any other event. With the Mini Flower Silicone Mold, the petal shapes are baked in, letting you outline and fill in perfect shapes. Add texture using the Brush Embroidery technique.
Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount color formulas to tint icing in the following shades:
-- Winter Purple (formula 2716): 2 cups icing + 2 B + 3 P
-- Pastel Blue (formula 284): 2 cups icing + 1 B + 1 P
Bake and cool flower cakes in silicone mold supported by cookie sheet.
Tint 2 cups icing blue and 2 cups purple.
Use tip 8, a disposable decorating bag and purple icing to outline and fill in cakes. Use spatula to smooth. Use tip 2 and blue icing to outline 4-petal flower shapes. Use damp flat brush to pull outlines toward center of flower for brushed embroidery look. Wipe brush often to prevent icing buildup. Use tip 2 and blue icing to pipe dot flower center.
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.