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

americana wave sheet cake

The stars and stripes are waving proudly on this zigzag sheet cake design. Decorating with patriotic spirit is easy using red, white and blue Wilton® icing pouches with Tips and tip# 150.
Step 1
Project Notes: Cake serves 36.
 
Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cake.
Step 2
Use spatula and white decorator icing to lightly ice cake smooth.

TIP: You will need 10 cups of batter to make this cake.
Step 3
Looking down at the top of the cake, use a toothpick to mark triangles on the bottom edge of cake, 1" high x 1½" wide at bottom and ¾" apart, starting at ¾" from the left edge of cake. 
Step 4
Use the blue icing pouch with tip# 150 to pipe zigzag lines to fill in triangles.

TIP: Wilton® has a video to show you how to make the zigzags. Click here.  
Step 5
Use the white icing pouch with tip# 150 to pipe four zigzag lines above triangles across the cake top. Repeat with four blue zigzag lines above white lines. Repeat pattern to cover the entire top of the cake. 
Step 6
Gently imprint the red star cutter in center of the cake top. 
Step 7
Use the red icing pouch with the star tip to outline the star area and fill in with stars. Over-pipe the outline. 
Step 8
Use the red icing pouch with the star tip to pipe a star bottom border.
 
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