L-O-V-E Cake Decoration

L-O-V-E Cake

What You'll Need:

Favorite Cake Mix or Recipe
Buttercream Icing Recipe
Red-Red Icing Color
Christmas Red Icing
Black Icing Color
1 1/4 oz. White Decorator Preferred Fondant
LOVE Fun Fill Pan
Cooling Grid
9" Angled Spatula
12" Disposable Decorating Bags
Tip: 16
Tip: 5
Roll-N-Cut Mat
9" Fondant Roller
Plastic Knife
Hearts Mini Fondant Cut-Outs

Photo and Project Courtesy of Wilton®
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.
  • 1 Make cake

    Prepare the batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cake following pan instructions.

  • 2 Ice cake

    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.

  • 3 Decorate cake

    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.