Sweetly Pink Star Cake

Sweetly Pink Star Cake

What You'll Need:

8 Cups of Your Favorite Cake Recipe or Mix
Meringue Powder
Buttercream Icing Recipe
Rose Icing Color
8" x 2" Round Pan
Cooling Grid
Cake Leveler
13" Angled Spatula
Food-Safe Scissors
12" Disposable Decorating Bags
Tip:20 (4 Needed)

Photo and Project Courtesy of Wilton®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 2 Hours

How to Make a Sweetly Pink Star Cake

Delicate looking stars in four shades of rose buttercream icing create a stunning ombre design on this cake. Learn how to pipe stars and other great decorating techniques by signing up for The Wilton Method Cake Decorating Course 1, then show off your skills by making this cake.
  • 1 Make cake

    Prepare batter following recipe directions, then tint it rose. Bake and cool 2 cakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint 4 different shades of rose. You will need more of the lightest shade of rose for icing and decorating. Torte, stack and fill for a 4, 1" layer, 5" high cake.

  • 2 Ice cake

    Use spatulas and lightest rose icing to ice cake smooth.

  • 3 Decorate cake

    Using tip 2D, cut disposable decorating bag and dark rose icing to pipe 2 rows of stars at bottom of cake. Continue piping star rows using tip 2D and tinted icing from the next darkest through lightest rose icing, bringing the last color over to cover the cake top.