Use a toothpick to mark a 5 1/2 in. square centered on cake top. Imprint floral design using medium and small flower Cut-Outs and medium leaf Cut-Out.
Using rose royal icing and tip 2, pipe zigzag outlines around two petals. Using damp square-tip brush, immediately pull icing toward center of flowers for brush embroidery look. With tip 2, pipe zigzags for an inner 3-petal flower on eachflower; repeat brush embroidery. Repeat process, working two petals or leaves at a time to prevent icing from crusting.
Pipe tip 2 interlocking c-motion lines at center of each 3-petal flower. Pipe tip 2 outline vines
Pipe tip 2 bead border around square. Using Piping Gel technique,
transfer MOM pattern inside square. Pipe tip 2 lines to fill in pattern.
Pipe tip 5 beads around seam at cake sides.
For tassels, tint 5 oz. fondant rose. Roll out 1/8 in. thick. Cut a 5 x 2 in. rectangle. Cut 1/8 in. wide x 1 3/4 in. deep slits for fringe, leaving 1/4 in. uncut. Brush uncut edge with water and roll up; separate fringe with fingers. Roll a 7/8 in. ball and attach at top of fringe with damp brush. Cut a 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. strip. Attach around fringe with damp brush. Repeat for three more tassels and attach at corners with damp brush.
Paint all rose details with Pearl Dust/Lemon Extract mixture. Thin Pearl Dust with lemon extract in candy melting plate. Using brush, paint all rose fondant and rose icing with thinned Pearl Dust.
Sew Very Nice Mother's Day Pillow Cake is rated
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Rated 5 out of
It is beautiful, i would want to make one but it looks hard, to me. Great job!
Date published: 2012-05-06
Rated 5 out of
SYLVIA ROSANNE TRINDADE from
This is the most beautiful cake to do for Mother·s Day. Easy to do and lovely to see. My friends loved it ...
Date published: 2011-05-16
Rated 4 out of
I love the brush work embrordery. I made a Mothers day pillow cake and everyone loved it. I used the same pink as the picture and it was a very elegant cake. Probably my favorite cake so far.