Tolling The Happy News
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Tolling The Happy News

This simple heart-shaped cake is suitable for a wedding shower or informal wedding.

Courtesy of Wilton
Craft Time: varies
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 Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant, small

Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant


Material List

  • Wilton Heart Pan, 16-inch
  • Wilton Decorating Tip, No. 1
  • Wilton Decorating Tip, No. 2
  • Wilton Decorating Tip, No. 4
  • Wilton Decorating Tip, No. 21
  • Wilton Icing Color, Violet
  • Wilton Icing Color, Rose
  • Wilton Color Flow Mix
  • Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant
  • Wilton Easy-Glide Fondant Smoothers
  • Wilton Cake Board
  • Wilton Fanci-Foil Wrap
  • Toothpicks
  • Rolling Pin

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Make the following color flow pieces at least 1 week in advance: 13 hearts, 20 rose flowers, 30 white flowers, two bells, three bows and four ribbons. Outline patterns using tip 2 and full-strength color flow. Let dry, then flow-in with thinned color flow. Let dry.

Step: 2

When completely dry, use full-strength color flow and tip 1 to overpipe bell and tip 2 to pipe swirls on flowers. Make extras of all color flow pieces to allow for breakage.

Step: 3

Bake and cool two 1-1/2 inch layer cakes to form one 3 inch high cake.

Step: 4

Prepare cake for rolled fondant by lightly icing with buttercream.

Step: 5

Cover cake with fondant; smooth with Easy-Glide Smoothers.

Step: 6

Pipe tip 21 shell bottom border.

Step: 7

Attach color flow pieces with dots of icing.

Step: 8

Mark message using pattern and toothpick; write tip 4 message.


This cake serves 64.

See the current edition of the Wilton Yearbook for Cake Decorating for decorating techniques, cake construction methods, and information about products.