Create a birthday cake with a colorful fondant border with this Pastel Wishes Birthday Cake. Iced in buttercream frosting and decorated with small balls of colored fondant, this cake is great for birthday parties, baby showers and more! You can see this cake and many more in the How to Decorate with Fondant Shapes and Cut-Outs 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 two cake layers. Trim, fill and stack layers for 4 in. high cake. Spatula ice cake.
Tint fondant. Divide fondant into 1 oz. portions. Tint one portion each yellow, coral, teal and purple using color combinations provided. Using Pink icing color, tint 1 oz. portion pink. Using Kelly Green icing color, tint remaining portion light green. Combine Lemon Yellow and Golden Yellow icing colors to get yellow color shown. Combine Creamy Peach and Pink icing colors to get coral color shown. Combine Teal and touch of Kelly Green icing colors to get teal color shown. Combine Violet and Pink icing colors to get purple color shown.
Decorate cake. Working with one color at a time, roll fondant into 7 to 8 (1/2 in.) balls. Attach to bottom of cake, alternating colors. If icing has crusted, use remaining buttercream to attach.