Tint 36 oz. fondant green, set aside. Prepare 2-layer cakes for rolled fondant; you will combine four 18 in. half rounds, each 2 in. high, to make a 4 in. high cake. Prepare all cakes for
Cover cakes with white fondant; smooth with Easy-Glide Smoother. Position two bottom tiers. Roll out green fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut 1/2 x 4 in. strips; attach to cake sides, 1 in. apart, with damp brush. Trim ends of strips even with cake tops. Trace oval pattern on waxed paper; using toothpick, trace oval area on 14 in. cake.
Trim off portions of strips where oval monogram will be positioned. Roll out white fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut oval using pattern. Using toothpick, trace lettering patterns; pipe letters with tip 3. Attach oval to cake with damp brush. Edge oval with tip 3 beads. Roll 1/2 in. diameter balls of green fondant and attach for bottom borders with damp brush.
At reception: Assemble cakes with centerpiece set, placing 8 in. plate on 14 in. cake and a cake circle cut to 5 in. diameter on 6 in. cake for centerpiece to rest on. Position silk flowers.
**Note: The top tier is often saved for the first anniversary. The number of servings given does not include top tier.
Add subtle textures to fondant using our Fondant Ribbon Cutter/Embosser. This easy-to-use tool imprints elegant designs as it cuts fondant strips in a variety of widths and also imprints a beaded edge or textured striping. It's another great way to add a beautiful dimensional look to fondant cakes.
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This cake is very difficult and time consuming, but looks amazing when complete! If you aren't comfortable working with fondant then don't even attempt it! Make sure you use dowels and boards in all your tiers for stability and dont put it all together until you arrive at the event!!