Wilton Black Chevron Stripe Fondant CakeBack to category
Wilton Black Chevron Stripe Fondant Cake
Make a striking chevron stripe cake thats as filled with style as it is with flavor.
- Time:2 hours
1Project time does not include neither the baking nor the cooling times for the cake.
2Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Stack and fill for a 2-layer cake, 4 inch high.
3Use spatula and buttercream icing to lightly ice cake. Cover cake with Black fondant. Reserve remaining Black fondant.
4Use fondant roller with Blue guide rings to roll Black fondant 1/16 inch thick. Use fondant trimmer to cut 96 fondant strips, each 1/4 inch x 1-1/4 inch Cut ends of strips at 45° angles, cutting half of the strips with top and bottom angles in one direction and the others with the angles opposite. Store strips under storage board.
5Divide cake into 12 even sections, approximately 2 inch apart. Mark height at 1 inch, 2 inch and 3 inch at each section. Mark height in center of each section at same heights.
6Use damp brush to attach strips to side of cake. Starting with bottom row, match up angled ends of strips to form a V, having bottom of V at bottom of cake and top of V at 1 inch mark. Work around cake for first row, making 12 Vs and trimming slightly if necessary. Second row will start at 1 inch mark and end at 2 inch mark; third row will start at 2 inch mark and end at 3 inch mark; final row will start at 3 inch mark and end at top of cake.