Cakes for Everyone - Flowing Vines
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Cakes for Everyone - Flowing Vines

Individual guest cakes can be modeled after the larger wedding cake or can be designed based on the wedding theme. Hearts, roses, chocolate---any theme can be used. Display them all on a cake table prior to serving and have them served after dinner or use as table centerpieces. Courtesy of Wilton Industries
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Buttercream Icing
  • Cake Board
  • Floral Garland Ejector Set
  • Gum Paste Mix
  • Icing Color, Juniper Green
  • Icing Color, Royal Blue
  • Icing Color, Violet
  • Mini Muffin Pan
  • Parchment Paper
  • Ready-To-Use Decorator Icing, White
  • Standard Baking Cups, White
  • Standard Muffin Pan
  • Tall Tier Stand
  • Tip, No. 2
  • Tip, No. 349
  • Tip, No. 352
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Use gum paste mix, tinted royal blue/violet combination, and floral ejector set to make 13 flowers for each mini cake. Make extras to allow for breakage and let dry. When dry, pipe tip 2 dot centers in buttercream. Let dry.


Step: 2

Bake and cool 1 each standard and mini cupcakes (without baking cups) for each mini cake. Line jelly roll pan with parchment paper; position cooling grid on top of parchment paper. Place cupcake and mini cupcake upside down on rack. Heat ready-to-use icing in can to pourable consistency. Pour icing over cupcakes; gently tap grid to evenly distribute icing. Carefully remove cakes with spatula and place on parchment-lined jelly roll pan to dry.


Step: 3

When icing is firm to touch, stack mini cupcake on top of standard cupcake. Pipe tip 2 vines on cake tops and sides. Pipe tip 2 bead bottom border around base of cupcake. Position drop flowers on cakes; add tip 349 leaves. Pipe tip 352 leaf bottom border.


Tips

This cake combination serves 116. The top tier of a wedding cake is often saved for the first anniversary, so this number of servings does not include the top tier.


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