Wilton Metallic Purple Flower CakeBack to category
Wilton Metallic Purple Flower Cake
This cake offers a minimalistic approach to cake decorating but still has a pop of color.
- Time:2 hours
1Project time does not include neither the time to bake nor cool the cakes, nor the time for fondant projects to dry.
2Make crest shaped petals 1 day in advance by kneading 1/2 teaspoon of Gum-Tex into 3 oz. Purple fondant. Use fondant roller with Pink guide rings to roll out fondant 1/16 inch thick. Use a fork dragged across the fondant to create a textured look, then use the tools from the tool set to cut out eight crests from the fondant (see photo for reference). Let dry overnight with imprinted side up in cornstarch-dusted foil squares made into the shape of a 3 inch flower. When dry, use brush to dust shapes with Bronze Pearl Dust edible accents.
3Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool two 6 inch cake layers. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint Teal with Kelly Green to get Teal shown. Level, fill and stack cake on cake circle, for 2-layer cakes, 5 inch high. Use spatula and icing to ice cake. Swirl top of cake by starting at outer edge and swirl around moving toward center. For sides of cake, start at bottom of cake to create grooved effect around cake. Repeat, moving spatula up approximately 3/4 inch for additional rows. Reserve remaining icing.
4Use Violet food color spray to spray bottom of cake. Let dry about 15 minutes. Use Gold food color spray to spray 1 inch from bottom of cake.
5Assemble flower on cake. Use icing to attach four crest shapes to top of cake and then four additional crest shapes in between bottom layer. Cut disposable decorating bag, tip 2 and Teal icing to pipe ball flower center.