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Bake and cool cakes; unmold. Prepare one chocolate fondant recipe.
Prepare cakes for
rolled fondant. Roll out white fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut fondant heart using 3rd smallest cutter and position on cake tops, trimming to fit heart shape.
Roll out chocolate fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut 8 x 1 1/2 in. wide strips; wrap around cake sides, trimming to fit.
Tint 4 oz. portions of fondant each in rose, blue, green and orange; roll out 1/16 in. thick. Cut 8 x 1/2 in. strips; attach on cake sides with damp brush.
Pipe tip 5 dots on color strips. For each cake, make a tip 102 rose with tip 7 base. Attach rose to cake top with dots of icing.
At reception: Position cakes on stand.
Roses make the perfect gift, especially icing roses on top of a cake. With these easy steps and some practice, you’ll be piping roses that look like they’ve just been picked from a garden!
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.