Wilton Black Chevron Stripe Fondant Cake

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Black Chevron Stripe Fondant Cake

Make a striking chevron stripe cake that’s as filled with style as it is with flavor.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include neither the baking nor the cooling times for the cake.
  • 2
    Prepare 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.
  • 3
    Use spatula and buttercream icing to lightly ice cake. Cover cake with Black fondant. Reserve remaining Black fondant.
  • 4
    Use 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.
  • 5
    Divide 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.
  • 6
    Use 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 V’s 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.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Decorator Preferred Fondant 24 oz. Black 104795459
  • Your Favorite Cake Mix or Recipe (enough for 8 Cups of Batter)
  • Your Favorite Buttercream Icing Recipe
  • Cornstarch
  • Wilton Performance Pans 8 inch x 2 inch Round 104105932 (2)
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022
  • Wilton Cake Leveler Small 104726889
  • Wilton Cake Circles 10 inch 12 pc. 104105858
  • Wilton Angled Spatula 13 inch Black 104106126
  • Wilton Roll-N-Cut Mat 104106118
  • Wilton Fondant Roller 20 inch 104105842
  • Wilton 20 inch Rolling Pin Guide Rings 104105826
  • Wilton Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother 104726982
  • Wilton Fondant Trimmer 104726988
  • Wilton Gum Paste Storage Board 104560672
  • Wilton Cake Marker 104560137
  • Plastic Ruler