Colorful Hearts Layered Cake

From JOANN


Wear your hearts on your cake!

 

YOU’LL NEED
Wilton food-crafting supplies
Easy Layers! Cake Pan Set
10″x 16″ Cooling Grid
Cake Leveler
6″ Cake Circles
13″ Angled Spatula
White Ready-To-Use Decorator Icing — 4.5 lb. Tub
White Decorator Preferred Fondant (7 oz. used)
8-Color Icing Colors Set (Sky Blue*, Lemon Yellow*, Orange used)
Icing Colors: Red-Red, Rose*, Kelly Green*, Moss Green*
Roll-N-Cut Mat
9″ Fondant Roller
Hearts Mini Fondant Cut-Outs Set (large heart mini cut-out used)
12″ Disposable Decorating Bags
Cake Decorating Tip 2
Favorite cake mix (1 mix needed)
Food-safe scissors
*Combine Lemon Yellow with Moss Green for light green shown. Combine Rose with Sky Blue for dark pink shown. Combine Kelly Green with Sky Blue for lime green shown.

 

DIRECTIONS
1.Make layered cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake cake layers in pan set and allow to cool according to pan package directions. Level cake layers.

2.Ice layered cake. Place a cake layer, cut side down, on cake circle. Use spatula and white decorator icing to ice top of layer smooth and stack next layer. Continue icing and adding layers until cake is stacked. Use spatula and icing to ice cake smooth and to create spiral technique on top of cake.

3.Make fondant hearts. Tint 1 oz. white fondant each sky blue, red, dark pink, light green, rose, orange and lime green. Use fondant roller to roll out each color, separately, 1/32 in. thick. Use large heart mini cut-out from set to cut 25 shapes from each color.

4.Decorate layered cake. Use tip 2, a cut disposable decorating bag and icing to attach hearts tightly together in a random color pattern to side of cake.


TIP
Use Wilton 5 piece. Decorator Brush Set and Pearl Dust Edible Accents to add some shimmer to the fondant hearts before you attach them to the cake.

 

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