This Strolling in style Baby Cake is great for the fashionable family! Sporting a vintage fondant carriage and decorated with little fondant balls, this simple baby shower cake is a fun way to welcome a new little one into your life. Speaking of, you can add a “Little One” message to this cake, or swap it out and personalize it with the baby’s name. Fun for girls and boys alike, this Strolling in Style Baby Cake is one your guests are sure to love!
In advance: Prepare base board. Prepare Chocolate Fondant and tint darker by adding a small amount of black color; reserve 3 oz. for carriage. Cut board 3/4 in. larger than pan on all sides.
Cover base board with rolled chocolate fondant.
Also: Make carriage. Add 1 teaspoon Gum-Tex to reserved fondant. Roll out 1/8 in. thick. Use pattern to cut out carriage. Let dry on cornstarch-dusted surface.
Bake and cool 1-layer cake. Tint 36 oz. fondant blue. Prepare cake and
cover with rolled fondant; reserve remaining blue fondant. Position cake on prepared board. Decorate sides with tip 2 dot swirls in assorted colors. Roll blue fondant into 1/4 in. diameter balls; attach for bottom border using damp brush. Attach carriage to cake top using damp brush. Add tip 3 buttercream message.
*Combine Royal Blue with Delphinium Blue for blue shown. Combine Leaf Green with Juniper Green for green shown. Combine Brown with Red-Red for light brown shown.
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.