Butterflies and Ivy Cake

Idea gallery #1602
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Butterflies and Ivy Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • log cake
  • woodgrain texture mat
  • brown rolled fondant
  • tan rolled fondant
  • green rolled fondant
  • light green rolled fondant
  • butterfly cutters
  • butterfly pattern sheet
  • assorted rolled fondant colors for butterflies
  • flower plunger cutters
  • piping gel
  • brushes
  • green royal icing
  • grass tip
  • pastry bag
  • small round tip
  • flower formers
Cut and textured assorted colors of fondant to make several different sizes and colors of butterlies. Using matching pieces of fondant, roll the butterflies bodies and attach wings using piping gel. Place in formers and allow to dry overnight.
Roll green fondant to desired thickness and cover cake board brush with piping gel. Roll tan rolled fondant very thin. Brush knots on log with piping gel and cover with tan fondant. Use ball tool to make the tree age lines in the knots.
Roll brown fondant then roll woodgrain texture mat over fondant. Brush cake with piping gel then cover with textured fondant. Cut out knots so tan fondant shows through.
Pipe a green royal icing vine and roll and cut ivy leaves attaching leaves to vine using piping gel. Cut flowers and roll centers and attach to ivy vine with piping gel. Place butterflies on ivy or log using piping gel.
Log Cake Pan
Log Cake Pan
SCI-B44381
Unit: 1
Green Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Green Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
77-764
Unit: 2 lb. tub
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant Icing
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant...
77-760
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Manly Texture Sheet Set
Manly Texture Sheet Set
43-4716
Unit: 1 set/ 6 sheets total
Ivy Leaf Set PME Plunger Cutter/Embossers
Ivy Leaf Set PME Plunger Cutte...
43-540IL
Unit: 1 set / 3 pcs. total
Butterflies, Ladybugs/bird, Bees Patchwork Cutter Set
Butterflies, Ladybugs/bird, Be...
PWC-BLB
Unit: 1 set / 17 cutters total
Butterfly Cookie Cutter Texture Set
Butterfly Cookie Cutter Textur...
53-1007
Unit: 1 set / 7 pcs. total
Mini Butterflies Cookie Cutter Set
Mini Butterflies Cookie Cutter...
RM-1992B
Unit: 1 set / 6 cutters total
Medium Flower Blossom Plunger Cutter
Medium Flower Blossom Plunger ...
43-547FB
Unit: 1
Jem Gumpaste Tools
Jem Gumpaste Tools
43-6210
Unit: 1 set / 6 pcs. total
#3 Round Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#3 Round Opening Stainless Ste...
30-3
Unit: 1
12" Featherweight Decorating Bag
12" Featherweight Decorating B...
31-12
Unit: 1