Vibrant Petals Cake
By Wilton
ITEM # 0965875P104
Vibrant Petals Cake
By Wilton
ITEM # 0965875P104
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Crafting Time:
3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
Intermediate

DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Wilton® foodcrafting supplies:
    • 8"x2" Performance Pans™ Round Pan
    • 16"x10" Cooling Grid
    • White Ready-To-Use Decorator Icing — 4.5 lb. Tub
    • Color Right™ Performance Color System (see Colors Tinted below)
    • Cake Leveler
    • 8" Cake Circles
    • 13" Angled Spatula
    • 12" Disposable Decorating Bags
    • Cake Decorating Tip 104 (6 needed)
  • Favorite cake recipe or mix (12 cups batter used)
  • Plastic ruler
  • Toothpick
  • Food-safe scissors

ICING COLOR TINTS:
Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount™ color formulas to tint icing in the following shades:
• 6 cups Medium Pink (formula 243 [3 BK + 12 P])
• 2 cups Light Pink (formula 510 [1 BK + 2 C])
• 2 cups Dark Pink (formula 7423 [1 BK + 20 R + 5 P])
• 2 cups Light Teal (formula 627 [2 BK + 3 B + 1 Y])
• 2 cups Teal (formula 7472 [1 BR + 8 B + 2 Y])
• 2 cups Green (formula 7494 [3 BR + 2 B + 3 Y])

DIRECTIONS:

1. Make layered cakes. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake three 8" cake layers, and allow to cool.
2. Tint decorator icing following color formulas above.
3. Level, torte, fill and stack 8" layers on a cake circle for a 3-layer cake, 5" high.
4. Ice cake smooth. Use spatula and medium pink icing to ice cake smooth. Use spatula to swirl icing on cake top.
5. Decorate cake. Starting at top edge, use toothpick to mark lines around cake 1" apart. Use tip 104, a cut disposable decorating bag and tinted icing to pipe two petals with narrow end of tip against cake; first petal piped from the left and the other from the right. Pipe another two petals with a different colored icing, and continue alternating colors around the edge of the cake. For remaining 11 rows, pipe two-petal design, alternating two different colored icings.

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Wilton Decorating Tip Set 3PK-#104 Petal/#352 Leaf/#224 Flower
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X-Acto 12 inch Zero Centering Plastic Ruler
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Wilton White Ready-To-Use Decorator Icing-4.5 lb. Tub
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Wilton 8'' Cake Circles-12/Pk
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Wilton Color Right Perfect Color System-8/pkg
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

ICING COLOR TINTS:
Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount™ color formulas to tint icing in the following shades:
• 6 cups Medium Pink (formula 243 [3 BK + 12 P])
• 2 cups Light Pink (formula 510 [1 BK + 2 C])
• 2 cups Dark Pink (formula 7423 [1 BK + 20 R + 5 P])
• 2 cups Light Teal (formula 627 [2 BK + 3 B + 1 Y])
• 2 cups Teal (formula 7472 [1 BR + 8 B + 2 Y])
• 2 cups Green (formula 7494 [3 BR + 2 B + 3 Y])

DIRECTIONS:

1. Make layered cakes. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake three 8" cake layers, and allow to cool.
2. Tint decorator icing following color formulas above.
3. Level, torte, fill and stack 8" layers on a cake circle for a 3-layer cake, 5" high.
4. Ice cake smooth. Use spatula and medium pink icing to ice cake smooth. Use spatula to swirl icing on cake top.
5. Decorate cake. Starting at top edge, use toothpick to mark lines around cake 1" apart. Use tip 104, a cut disposable decorating bag and tinted icing to pipe two petals with narrow end of tip against cake; first petal piped from the left and the other from the right. Pipe another two petals with a different colored icing, and continue alternating colors around the edge of the cake. For remaining 11 rows, pipe two-petal design, alternating two different colored icings.