Wilton Valentine Ruffles Fondant Cake

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Valentine Ruffles Fondant Cake

Make it beautiful with fondant and ruffles!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time needed to bake and cool cake.
  • 2
    Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool two 8 in. cake layers. Level, torte, fill and stack layers on cake circle for a 2-layer cake, 3 inch high. Use spatula and white decorator icing to lightly ice cake smooth.
  • 3
    Tint 18 oz. fondant Light Rose, 13 oz. Dark Rose and 3 oz. Red. Use fondant roller with Orange guide rings to roll out Light Rose fondant 1?8 inch thick. Cover cake with fondant; smooth and trim off excess fondant.
  • 4
    Use 20 inch fondant roller with Blue guide rings to roll out dark rose fondant 1?16 inch thick. Use fondant trimmer to cut three fondant strips, each 36 inch long x 1-3/8 inch wide. Use damp brush to brush top of one strip. Attach strip around bottom of cake. Use fingers to pinch sections together as you attach to form ruffles.
  • 5
    Use damp brush to brush top of strips. Attach second strip 1 inch above the edge of the first strip and ruffle as above. Attach third strip 1 inch above edge of second strip and ruffle.
  • 6
    Roll out red fondant 1?16 inch thick. Use largest (4-1?4 inch) heart cutter to cut shape. Place fondant heart on thin shaping foam. Use large ball tool to soften edges of heart to create ruffles. Use damp brush to attach heart to cake top.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Decorator Preferred Round Pan 8 inch x 2 inch Deep 104105932 (2)
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022
  • Wilton Cake Circles 10 inch 12 pc. 104105858
  • Wilton Ready-To-Use Decorator White Icing 4-1/2 lb. 104105016
  • Wilton Angled Spatula 13 inch Black 104106126
  • Wilton Decorator Preferred Fondant 24 oz. White 104795455 (2)
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Rose 104103413
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Red-Red 104103424
  • Wilton Roll-N-Cut Mat 104106118
  • Wilton Fondant Roller 20 inch 104105842
  • Wilton 20 inch Rolling Pin Guide Rings 104105826
  • Wilton Fondant Trimmer 104726988
  • Wilton Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother 104726982
  • Wilton Decorating Brush Set 5 pc. 104793678
  • Wilton Nesting Cutter Set Hearts 104103488
  • Wilton Fondant Shaping Foam Set 104105846
  • Wilton Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set 10 pc. 104793676
  • Your Favorite Cake Recipe or Mix (you will need 8 cups of Batter)