Daisy Basketweave Cake

Idea gallery #745
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Daisy Basketweave Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 8" cake
  • buttercream icing
  • 3 lbs. fondant
  • brown food coloring
  • green food coloring
  • yellow food coloring
  • basketweave rolling pin
Ice cake with buttercream icing. Tint 2 pounds of fondant light brown. Roll out into 4" x 27" piece or split into two pieces. Impress basketweave by rolling over once with basketweave rolling pin. Use pastry cutter to cut to exact size of cake. Wrap around cake, attaching with small amount of fresh buttercream if necessary. Press remaining light brown fondant through clay gun to create rope. Twist into handles and attach with small amount of buttercream to create handles. Place rope on top of basketweave all the way around top edge of cake. Roll white fondant very thin and use daisy/sunflower plunger cutter to cut several flowers. Allow flowers to dry in formers and stack two on top of each other in each former. Pipe small dots of yellow buttercream in center of each flower using #2 tip. Tint small amount of fondant light green. Roll out very thin and cut leaves by hand, impress design by using leaf veiner. Place leaves to dry on flower former to create varying shapes. Attach flowers and leaves to cake once hardened (several hours) using small dots of buttercream.
Creative Clay Gun Set
Creative Clay Gun Set
Unit: 1 set / 21 pcs. total
Ravioli/ Pastry Wheel
Ravioli/ Pastry Wheel
Unit: 1
Large Sunflower, Gerbera or Daisy Plunger Cutter
Large Sunflower, Gerbera or Da...
Unit: 1
Jem Veiner Set 2
Jem Veiner Set 2
Unit: 9
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant Icing
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant...
Unit: 5 lb. tub
Warm Brown AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Warm Brown AmeriColor® Soft Ge...
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Leaf Green AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Leaf Green AmeriColor® Soft Ge...
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Lemon Yellow AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Lemon Yellow AmeriColor® Soft ...
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
12" Clear Disposable Decorating Bags
12" Clear Disposable Decoratin...
Unit: 12/pkg.
#2 Round Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#2 Round Opening Stainless Ste...
Unit: 1