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.

bright future felt board cake

Send your graduate off with a sweet message with this Bright Future Felt Board Cake. Easy to customize to say whatever you’d like, this cake combines fondant and buttercream decorating to create a dessert that’s perfect for any graduation party. Send your graduate off with a wish of success and happiness!
Step 1
Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool one cake layer. Prepare cake for fondant covering.

TIP: You will need 6 cups of batter to make this cake.
Step 2
Using your 20" fondant roller with orange guide rings, roll out fondant. Cut four strips, measuring 8" long x 3" wide in size. Attach to sides of cake and trim excess as necessary. 
Step 3
For top frame, cut four strips, measuring 8" long x ½" wide in size. Cut each end at 45° angle. Attach to top outer edge of cake. 
Step 4
Tint 1 cup of icing Navy Blue. To get the color shown, use the Color Right™ base colors and QuickCount™ color formulas as follows: 1 cup white icing + 13B + 4R + 2P. 
Step 5
Prepare decorating bag with tip# 10 and Navy icing. Pipe horizontal lines inside frame. 
Step 6
Using your 9" fondant roller with pink guide rings, roll out remaining fondant. Using letter cut-outs, cut out message. Place on cake as desired.
 
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  • Food-Safe Ruler
  • Food-Safe Craft Knife
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  • Measuring Spoons
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Electric Mixer
  • Spoon
  • Favorite Cake Mix (or Recipe)
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