Basket of Flowers Cake

Idea gallery #1668
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Basket of Flowers Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 6" two-layer cake
  • brown rolled fondant
  • buttercream icing
  • royal icing
  • assorted spring food coloring
  • clay extruder
  • piping gel
  • pastry brush
  • parchment squares
  • decorating nail
  • pastry wheel
  • basketweave rolling pin
Divide royal icing and mix assorted spring colors. Place icing in pastry bags fitted with tips to pipe apple blossoms, pansies, violets and leaves. Pipe flowers and leaves onto parchement squares and allow to dry overnight.
Ice cake with buttercream icing. Roll fondant 1/4" thick with a smooth rolling pin then using basketweave rolling pin to roll enough fondant to go around the outside edge of cake. Trim using a pastry wheel and apply to wet buttercream or newly brushed piping gel. Extrude three long ropes then braid them together and attach to top of cake with piping gel. Pipe green buttercream icing on top of cake and push dried royal icing flowers into icing. Use a leaf tip to finish the arrangement.
Makin's Ultimate Clay Extruder
Makin's Ultimate Clay Extruder
MB-35055
Unit: 1 set / 21 pcs. total
Royal Icing Mix
Royal Icing Mix
77-101
Unit: 1 lb. bag
#1 Round Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#1 Round Opening Stainless Ste...
30-1
Unit: 1
#101 Petal Stainless Steel Tip
#101 Petal Stainless Steel Tip
30-101
Unit: 1
#104 Petal Stainless Steel Tip
#104 Petal Stainless Steel Tip
30-104
Unit: 1
Violet AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Violet AmeriColor® Soft Gel Pa...
ACR-122
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Leaf Green AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Leaf Green AmeriColor® Soft Ge...
ACR-111
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Soft Pink AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Soft Pink AmeriColor® Soft Gel...
ACR-132
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Lemon Yellow AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Lemon Yellow AmeriColor® Soft ...
ACR-107
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Piping Gel
Piping Gel
76-2011
Unit: 1 lb. tub
Pastry Brush 1"
Pastry Brush 1"
H-93208
Unit: 1
Ravioli/ Pastry Wheel
Ravioli/ Pastry Wheel
N-112
Unit: 1
#352 Leaf/Lily Petal Stainless Steel Tip
#352 Leaf/Lily Petal Stainless...
30-352
Unit: 1