Celebrate a brand-new spring season with this buttercream-iced cake decorated with colorful flowers piped using the bead technique. Learn how to do this simple technique and more by taking The Wilton Method of Cake Decorating Course 1.
Make layered cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool three 6 in. cake layers. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint portions light rose, peach and green. Reserve some white. Prepare, tort, fill and stack cakes on cake circle for 3-layer cake, 5 in. high. Use spatula and white icing to ice cake smooth..
Decorate cake. Use tip 5, cut disposable decorating bags and tinted icing to pipe ball flower center. Use tip 5, cut disposable decorating bags and tinted icing to pipe five beads around flower center. Continue to pipe beads out from flower center, shaping it into a full flower.
Repeat until cake top and sides are decorated with bead flowers.