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Yearbook Cake


Make the day memorable with a yearbook-inspired cake. Use our Book Pan for baking the cake and Rolled Fondant to create the easy-to-personalize picture panels.
Makes: Cake serves 24.
Skill Level: None
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Step 1

Ice cake smooth. Use Decorating Comb on cake sides to resemble pages.

Step 2

For top pages of book use 1 1/2 pks. of fondant. Use inside of cake pan for pattern, position rolled out fondant in pan and trim to fit.

Step 3

Carefully remove fondant from pan and position on cake top. Tint 1/2 pk. of fondant burgundy, roll into "ropes" and position around bottom border as book cover.

Step 4

Position Photo Space Patterns over fondant on cake and use sharp knife to cut out squares. Tint two 2 in. balls of fondant light gray and light blue; roll out to the same thickness as white pages.

Step 5

Cut out photo spaces using patterns. Position light gray and blue fondant pieces in cut areas on cake.

Step 6

Make 2 in. balls of the following color fondant: 2 shades of warm gray, 2 shades of light gray.

Step 7

Make 1 in. balls of copper, rose, blue and green. Roll out copper and 1 shade of light gray and use open ends of tip 2A to cut out small and large heads from fondant; attach to cake with damp brush. Position on cake.

Step 8

Cut out clothes patterns (same pattern for all) from 2 shades of warm gray and 1 shade of cool gray, rose, blue and green; position on cake.

Step 9

Using buttercream, pipe tip 2 string hair and tip 1 facial features and glasses.

Step 10

Print names under photos with tip 1L. Print tip 2 message.

(Note: Make light gray fondant by adding a little black color to white; make warm gray fondant by adding a little brown to gray.)

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Black Icing Color

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Kelly Green Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Royal Blue Icing Color

Royal Blue Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Copper Icing Color (light skin tone)

Copper Icing Color (light skin tone)

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Rose Icing Color

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Cake Board

Cake Board

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Sharp Knife

Sharp Knife

Add that special touch to your cake with your special someone´s name.

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Yearbook Cake is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like so much how original and creative is this cake perfect for any school event
Date published: 2011-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First, this cake was a huge hit, so if you want to feel like a rock star cake decorator, this is a great way to get there! Second, this cake is pretty time consuming - that's one reason it got "somewhat easy." Specifically, making all those little pictures can take a while because you have to give everyone hair and eyes, etc. Also, keep in mind that the pan, which does make a perfect book-shaped cake, is pretty big and so takes two batches of batter that take an hour to bake. Also, I wanted to put a filling in the cake and the book is pretty short for that, so if you're going to torte this cake, leave a more time for it than you normally would. This was fun to make and easy to personalize: I put the names of her friends under each picture and, in a cartoony way, made them look like her friends. Enjoy!
Date published: 2011-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this cake it is so cute, and so many different things you can do with it, I like the pic and instructions on how to make it, but you can also make it your own, great job again wilton.
Date published: 2011-05-12
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