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Nautical Anchor Layer Cake
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Nautical Anchor Layer Cake

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Wilton
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Description

It’s smooth sailing when it comes to decorating this nautical-themed layer cake. Just bake a 1-mix cake in the Easy Layers! Cake Pan Set. Ice smooth,then add the navy stripes and anchor designs.

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • White cake mix or recipe (4-1/2 cups batter needed)
  • White Ready-To-Use Decorator Icing—4.5 lb. Tub or Buttercream Icing Recipe (4-1/2 cups used)
  • Color Right Performance Color System (see Colors Tinted below)
  • Easy Layers! 6 in. Cake Pan Set
  • Cooling Grid
  • 6 in. Cake Circles
  • 11 in. Straight Spatula
  • 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Tip: 3
  • Standard Coupler
  • Tip: 47

Batter Color Tinted

  • Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount color formula to tint batter in the following shade:

• Winter Blue (formula 647): 4 ½ cups batter + 26 B + 8 R + 4P

Icing Color Tinted

  • Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount color formulas to tint icing in the following shades:

• Winter Blue (formula 647): 1 cup icing + 13 B + 4 R + 2 P

                        • Bright and Bold Red (formula 185): 1/2 cup icing + 9 R

Techniques Used:

  • Outline

Makes:

Cake serves 12.

 

DIRECTIONS:

Make layered cake:

  1. Tint batter following color formula above. Divide batter into pans in set. Bake and cool cake according to pan package instructions.
  2. Tint icing following color formulas above. Reserve remaining white icing.
  3. Place first layer on cake circle. Ice top of layer smooth and stack with next layer.  Continue ising and adding layers.  Ice cake smooth.

Decorate cake:

  1. Use tip 3, disposable decorating bag and icing to pipe two rows of anchors on cake side, one anchor in red and nine in blue.
  2. Use tip 47 to pipe two blue and one white stripe icing bottom border.

 

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Wilton® White Ready-To-Use Decorator Icing-4.5 lb. Tub

Item # 7838030
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$17.99 $12.59
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Wilton® Color Right Perfect Color System-8/pkg

Item # 14163471
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$24.99 $17.49
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Wilton® Easy Layers! Cake Pan Set 5/Pkg-6"

Item # 13860358
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$14.99
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Wilton® 16X10 Non-stick Cooling Grid

Item # 7833932
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$5.99
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6 Inch Cake Circles 10 pack

Item # 5709225
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$3.99
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Wilton® Straight Spatula 11"-Black

Item # 14333751
Online Only
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$8.49
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Wilton® 12" Disposable Decorating Bags

Item # 2794592
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$4.99
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Wilton Decorating Tips Round - #3

Item # xprd635680
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$1.99

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Wilton® Decorating Couplers

Item # 8211716
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$2.49
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Decorating Tip Set 2PK-#47/#233

Item # 2784767
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$2.49
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