minimalist gold cake

Time Required :
Over an hour
Difficulty Level :
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

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Step 1
Bake cake as directed on package (or in recipe). Let cool.
Step 2
Make as many rounds as needed to stack for desired height. Add frosting or pudding in between layers.
Step 3
Roll out fondant and follow directions on package to cover cake.
Step 4
Add round cake to cake stand.
Step 5
Spray top 1/3 portion of cake with gold Color Mist® spray.
Step 6
Use small paintbrush to brush on Sparkle Gel™.
Step 7
Let the gel dry.
Step 8
Dissolve some of the gold pearl dust in a tablespoon of lemon extract and brush the mixture onto the (dry) gel for a "painted brush stroke" texture.
Step 9
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  • Celebrate It® Round Cake Pan (sku 10051514)
  • Wilton® Decorator Preferred™ Fondant, White Vanilla (sku 10123214)
  • Wilton® Color Mist™ Food Color Spray, Gold (sku 10202463)
  • Wilton® Sparkle Gel, Gold (sku 10109024)
  • Craft Smart® Flat Variety Brush Set Golden Taklon, 7 Pc (sku 10133609)
  • Wilton® Pearl Dust™, Gold (sku 10420681)
  • Cake Mix (or Favorite Recipe)
  • Lemon Extract
 
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Instructions

Step 1
Bake cake as directed on package (or in recipe). Let cool.
Step 2
Make as many rounds as needed to stack for desired height. Add frosting or pudding in between layers.
Step 3
Roll out fondant and follow directions on package to cover cake.
Step 4
Add round cake to cake stand.
Step 5
Spray top 1/3 portion of cake with gold Color Mist® spray.
Step 6
Use small paintbrush to brush on Sparkle Gel™.
Step 7
Let the gel dry.
Step 8
Dissolve some of the gold pearl dust in a tablespoon of lemon extract and brush the mixture onto the (dry) gel for a "painted brush stroke" texture.
Step 9
Share your project photos with #MakeItWithMichaels