Wilton® For a Big Celebration Cake
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Wilton® For a Big Celebration Cake

Celebrate the day in a big way! By using Wilton's Fondant Ribbon Cutter & Embosser Set and the Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother, this eye-catching cake is a breeze to make.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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 Gum-Tex Karaya™, small

Gum-Tex Karaya™

 Disposable Decorating Bags, small

Disposable Decorating Bags


Material List

  • Wilton® Icing Color – Violet, Rose, Lemon Yellow, Royal Blue and Leaf Green
  • Wilton® Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant (72 oz.) – White
  • Wilton® Gum-Tex™
  • Wilton® Colored Sugar – Yellow
  • Wilton® Butter Cream Icing Recipe
  • Cornstarch
  • Wilton® Round Pans, 6"x2"
  • Wilton® Fondant Ribbon Cutter and Embosser Set
  • Wilton® Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother
  • Wilton® Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Wilton® Rolling Pin
  • Wilton® Decorator Brush Set
  • Wilton® Lollipop Sticks, 6"
  • Wilton® Round Cut-Outs™
  • Wilton® Wooden Dowel Rods
  • Wilton® Fanci-Foil Wrap
  • Wilton® Cake Boards
  • Ruler

Project Instructions

To print out the Wilton® Butter Cream Icing Recipe, click here.

Two days in advance, make flame. Tint 3 oz. fondant yellow and add ½ teaspoon Gum-Tex™. Roll out 3/16" thick. Draw and cut out flame; let dry on cornstarch-dusted cake board 24 hours. Brush fondant flame lightly with water and add yellow sugar. Let set. Thin fondant with a small amount of water and attach lollipop stick to back. Let set 24 hours.

Bake five one-layer rounds and cool. Place on cake boards cut to fit and prepare for fondant covering. Divide fondant into 12oz. portions and tint rose, yellow, blue, green and violet with a little rose added. Cover cakes with fondant. Position one dowel rod through all five tiers. Roll out remaining tinted fondant 3/16" thick, set up cutter with zigzag wheel and 1/3" spacer. Cut 18" long strips and attach to cake tiers at seams with damp brush. Bottom border strip is cut in half horizontally.

Roll out white fondant 3/8" thick and cut smallest rounds. Attach to cake with damp brush. Insert flame into cake top.



Combine Violet with Rose for violet shade shown.

Craft Notes

Adult supervision is required at all times. Oven should only be used by and adult.