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Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 2 Hours
How to Make a L-O-V-E Cake
Do we have to spell it out for you? We LOVE cake. But we love you too, and that's why this easy L-O-V-E cake pan is perfect for Valentine's Day and celebrating those that you love most.
Prepare the batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cake following pan instructions.
Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint a portion red. Tint small amount black. Reserve remaining white. Use spatula and white icing to ice O and E smooth. Use red icing and spatula to ice L smooth. Use tip 16 and red icing in cut disposable decorating bag to pipe rosettes on L. Starting at the top of the V, use tip 5 and red icing to pipe beads and form hearts.
Tint 1 oz. fondant black (about a 1 5/8" ball). Use 9" fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out fondant, 1/16" thick. Use knife to cut strips, 1/2" wide. Place strips on O, 3/4" apart. Use knife to trim strips to fit. Use tip 5 and red icing to outline center of O.
Tint 4 oz. fondant red (about a 1" ball). Use 9" fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out red fondant, 1/16" thick. Use smallest cut-out from set to cut hearts. Place hearts on E. Use tip 4 and black icing to outline center of E.