Pink Bow Petit Four Cake
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Pink Bow Petit Four Cake

Cakes today have become an integral part of the wedding meal itself…so; why not serve petits fours instead of a wedding cake? Petits Fours are beautiful miniature cakes, pastries, candies, cookies and desserts that can be used to create an enticing and elegant array for any occasion where desserts are needed. These small, intricately designed cakes can be placed on a large tiered tray and presented in a cake-like formation. So why not indulge your imagination with these deliciously sweet ideas!

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Project Instructions

Step: 1

Prepare the Petite Loaf cakes to be covered with rolled fondant by lightly icing in buttercream or spreading with heated, strained apricot jam.


Step: 2

For the colors used, combine the white fondant with the pastel fondant and tint the white fondant with the violet icing color.


Step: 3

Cover the cakes with the rolled fondant and smooth with the Easy-Glide smoother.


Step: 4

Roll out white fondant 1/8-inch thick and cut &½-inch wide strips for the ribbon to fit the width and length of the cake, then attach with a damp brush.


Step: 5

Cut two 3 x &½-inch wide strips for loops and fold so the ends meet.


Step: 6

Cut a 2 x &½-inch wide strip for the knot and wrap it around the loops, attaching with a damp brush.


Step: 7

Attach the bow to the cake with damp brush.


Step: 8

Pipe tip No. 2 dots in buttercream icing to finish.


Tips

See the Wilton Celebrate® With Fondant book for complete instructions on decorating with fondant.