Combine cool shades of green and blue to get this stunning Leaves of Mint Cake. With one simple piping technique, you can create a dessert that is sure to wow your guests. Great for any occasion, this cake is easy to personalize with a Happy Birthday message or well wishes for a wedding or retirement. You can see this cake and many more in the How to Pipe Simple Icing Flowers kit, filled with lots of tutorials, inspiration and even a few must-have tools to make your treats blossom.
Bake cake. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cake.
Ice cake. Using spatula, ice cake smooth. Using tip of spatula, create vertical lines around entire cake.
Tint icing. Combine Kelly Green and Royal Blue icing colors to get mint green color shown. Combine Royal Blue, Black and Kelly Green icing colors to get dark blue color shown. Tint ½ cup icing each mint green and dark blue using color combinations provided.
Decorate cake. Prepare decorating bag with tip 352. Fill with both mint and dark blue icing.
Starting at top edge of cake, pipe leaves, going around top edge of cake, then cascading down side.