Wilton Field of Daisies Cake

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Field of Daisies Cake

Apply the watercolor technique to a cake!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time needed neither to bake nor cool cake.
    Note that this project also requires making components several days in advance of serving time.
  • 2
    Two Days in Advance of Serving Cake:
    Tint 1 oz. gum paste Yellow. Prepare gum glue adhesive following recipe directions on packaging. Use fondant roller with Blue guide rings to roll out 4 oz. White gum paste 1/16 inch thick. Use small daisy cutter and instructions from gum paste flower cutter set to make 14 daisies without wired centers. Let daisies dry at least one overnight.
    For centers, roll Yellow gum paste into a pea-sized ball and flatten. Use brush and gum glue adhesive to brush centers. Immediately top with Yellow sprinkles. Let dry. Use brush and gum glue adhesive to attach centers to daisies.
  • 3
    Closer to Serving Cake:
    Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool two 8 inch cakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Prepare, fill and stack cakes for a 2-layer cake, 5 inch high. Place cake on cake circle. Use spatula and icing to ice cakes lightly.
    Cover cake with fondant. Tint 36 oz. fondant Blue (combine Cornflower Blue with Teal for Blue shown). Use fondant roller with Orange guide rings to roll out Blue fondant 1/8 inch thick. Cover cake with Blue fondant. Trim with fondant trimmer.
    Use brush and White-White icing color to paint daisies on cake. Combine Moss Green icing color with water. Separately combine Lemon Yellow icing color with water. Use brush and Green mixture to paint stems. Use brush and Yellow mixture to paint highlights on stems. Use brush and Green mixture to paint daisy calyxes and additional stems. Use brush and gum glue adhesive to attach gum paste daisies to cake.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Gum Paste Mix 16 oz. 104105022
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Lemon Yellow 104103402
  • Wilton Sugar Sprinkles 3 oz. Yellow 104103803
  • Wilton Decorator Preferred Fondant 24 oz. White 104795455 (2)
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Cornflower Blue 104103420
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Teal 104103405
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Moss Green 104103423
  • Wilton Icing Color 2 oz. White-White 104104980
  • Your Favorite Cake Recipe (you will need 10 Cups of Batter)
  • Your Favorite Buttercream Icing Recipe
  • Wilton Roll-N-Cut Mat 104106118
  • Wilton Fondant Roller 20 inch 104105842
  • Wilton 20 inch Rolling Pin Guide Rings 104105826
  • Wilton Gum Paste Cutter Set Flowers 104560079
  • Wilton Fondant Shaping Foam Set 104105846
  • Wilton Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set 10 pc. 104793676
  • Wilton Decorating Brush Set 5 pc. 104793678
  • Wilton Decorator Preferred Round Pan 8 inch x 2 inch Deep 104105932 (2)
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022
  • Wilton Cake Leveler Small 104726889
  • Wilton Cake Circles 12 inch 8 pc. 104105872
  • Wilton Straight Spatula 11 inch 104106124
  • Wilton Fondant Trimmer 104726988
  • Wilton Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother 104726982