Whether you’re celebrating Mother’s Day, a wedding shower or a birthday party, this I Spot a Rose Cake is a wonderful way to put the perfect finishing touch on your celebration. Decorated with pink ribbon roses and fondant dots, this cake is fun to make and will certainly be easy to spot on your sweet table! 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 shine.
Bake cakes. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool two cake layers. Level, torte, fill and stack layers for 6 in. high cake. Ice cake smooth.
Tint fondant. Using Pink icing color, tint 6 oz. fondant light pink. Using Black icing color, tint 1½ oz. fondant black.
Make roses. Using fondant roller with pink guide rings, roll our pink fondant. Make seven ribbons roses using Ribbon Rose technique. Set aside.
Using fondant roller with purple guide rings, roll out black fondant. Using narrow end of tip 8, cut out 500 small black fondant circles. Roll two circles together to create 250 ¼ in. balls.
Tint icing. Tint 1 cup icing bright teal using color combination provided. Combine Teal and a touch of Kelly Green icing colors to get bright teal color shown. Prepare decorating bag with tip 1M and bright teal icing.
Pipe seven evenly spaced rosettes on top of cake. Position one fondant ribbon rose on top of each rosette. Position black balls around sides of cake, attaching with icing as needed.
Perfect for classic borders or cloudlike decorations, dots are a versatile technique that can be piped in a range of sizes. The dot technique can be used as a simple border for cakes and cookies, as well as for icing cupcakes or piping meringues.
A timeless and versatile technique, the ribbon rose can elevate the look of any cake or treat. Ribbon roses can be made in many sizes for variation. They can be used as simple cake decorations and also to dress up cupcakes.