Floral Fondant Bouquet

Floral Fondant Bouquet

Cut-out fondant flowers in brilliant colors set on a backdrop of a white iced cake. The spoon-icing technique makes the cake look like a cloud. Even novice decorators can easily decorate this cannoli-flavored cake, which tastes as good as it looks!

Serves 12-16.

Step 1

Step 1: Make Flowers and Leaves In Advance

Several days in advance, make fondant flowers and leaves. Roll out neon pink, purple and orange fondant 1/16 to 1/8 in. thick. Using medium Flower Cut-Out, cut flowers. Shape on thick foam using ball tool; place in flower formers dusted with cornstarch to dry. Roll small balls of yellow fondant; attach to flowers with damp brush.

Tint white fondant leaf green; roll out 1/8 in. thick and cut leaves using varied sizes of Leaf Cut-Outs. Place on thin foam. Using veining tool, mark vein lines. Dry completely; if desired, dry in flower formers dusted with cornstarch.

Step 2

Step 2: Prepare the Cake

Prepare Cannoli Cake following recipe instructions. Cool layers completely. Assemble layers with recipe filling on foil-wrapped cake circle. Prepare Whipped Icing Mix following package instructions; ice cake.

Step 3

Step 3: Decorate the Cake

Position flowers on top of cake; fill in with fondant leaves. Arrange additional flowers and leaves along bottom border.

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