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Confetti Birthday Cake

Confetti brightens up every celebration, so why not add it to your fondant birthday cake!

By Rebecca Woodman Taylor
For Ron Ben-Israel Cakes
http://nyccakegirl.com




  • Satin Ice Fondant
  • Satin Ice Gum Paste
  • Pizza Cutter/pastry wheel
  • Smooth rolling pin
  • Textured rolling pins
  • Metal ruler
  • Paintbrush
  • Pencil
  • Drinking straws
  • Wooden spoon
  • Drying foam
  • Piping tips
  • Water

Let's Get Started:

  • Begin with a two-tier cake covered with Satin Ice fondant. Measure the circumference of each tier.
  • Roll out bright colored Satin Ice gum paste using a plastic rolling pin.
  • Using a textured rolling pin and even pressure, carefully roll out a raised design.
  • Cut strips to desired width.
  • Apply bands to cake using water to moisten. Play with colors, textures and angles to achieve the effect of festive streamers
  • To make curly-cues, cut bright strips of colored paste in varying widths and lengths. Wrap around any round objects, such as: pencils, drinking straws, wooden spoon handles or paintbrushes.
  • Tip: Allow to dry a few minutes before removing strips and arranging them in half moon shapes. Let dry completely for a few hours.

To learn how to attach the confetti and streamers - click here.

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