This cake has a few steps, but it’s well worth it. The cute design will WOW your birthday party guests and add some extra fun to your celebration.
WILTON FOODWRITER Edible Color Markers, Neon
WILTON Cake Circle, 10 in.
WILTON DECORATOR PREFERRED White Vanilla Fondant
WILTON Icing Color, Royal Blue
WILTON Icing Color, Black
WILTON Icing Color, Leaf Green
WILTON Icing Color, Lemon Yellow
WILTON Icing Color,Teal
WILTON Icing Color, Kelly Green
WILTON Icing Color, Rose
WILTON Icing Color, Violet
WILTON Icing Color, Orange
WILTON Icing Color, Red
WILTON Icing Color, Sky Blue
WILTON Ready-To-Use Gum Paste
WILTON Rolling Pin Guide Rings
WILTON Cupcake Corer/Spatula
Cooking Rack by CELEBRATE IT
Favorite Cake Batter Recipe or Mix
WILTON Silicone Mold – Word Banner
WILTON Straight Spatula 11”
WILTON Angled Spatula 13”
WILTON Ribbon Cutter Thin
WILTON Decorating Brush Set
WILTON Fondant Roller, 20”
WILTON ROLL-N-CUT Mat
WILTON Fondant Smoother
WILTON Fondant Trimmer
You will need ten cups of cake batter for this project.
To get icing colors featured in the project, combine:
Royal Blue and Black icing colors to get Dark Navy Blue color
Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow icing colors to get Lime Green color
Teal and Kelly Green icing colors to get Dark Teal color
Rose and Violet icing colors to get Medium Pink and Dark Pink colors
Violet and Rose icing colors to get Purple color
Orange and Red-Red icing colors to get Orange color
Kelly Green and Black icing colors to get Dark Green color.
NOTE: Two days in advance, make batter.
2.Brush banner mold with vegetable shortening. Press 2 oz. gum paste into mold. Remove and let dry on cornstarch-dusted board.
3.Bake and cool two 3” cake layers. Level, fill, and stack for 6-inch high cake. Prepare cake for fondant covering.
4.Using 20” fondant roller with orange guide rings, roll out 48 oz. white fondant; cover cake.
5.Tint 8 oz. fondant for each: Dark Navy Blue, Lime Green, and Dark Teal, using color combinations provided. Using Sky Blue icing color, tint additional 8 oz. fondant light blue.
6.Using fondant roller with orange guide rings, roll out each color into strip measuring 26” long.
7.Using ribbon cutter, cut one strip of each color.
8.Using damp brush, wet back of each strip; attach to cake (Dark Navy Blue and Sky Blue on bottom, Teal and Lime Green on top). Reserve remaining fondant for later step.
9.Tint 2 oz. fondant each Medium Pink, Purple, Orange, Dark Pink, and Dark Green, using color combinations provided.
10.Using fondant roller with blue guide rings, separately roll out all fondant colors, as well as remaining Dark Navy Blue, Sky Blue, Dark Teal, and Lime Green fondant.
11.Using small end of tip 10, cut out 34 dots in each color. Wet backs of dots and attach to cake, 1/2 inch apart, alternating colors.
12. Gently brush cornstarch on back of dried banner.
13.Using FOODWRITER markers, write message on banner.
14.Melt 1 oz. CANDY MELTS candy, following package instructions.
15.Attach cookie sticks to back of banner using melted CANDY MELTS candy.
16.Chill until set, about 10 to 15 minutes.
17. Position on cake.
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