Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Two-layer cake of your choice (9 inches)

  2. Frosting of your choice (in a pale color)

  3. White and dark brown ready-to-use rolled fondant

  4. New paintbrush

  5. 1 tablespoon clear vanilla extract or water

  6. White pearl dragees

  7. Fresh strawberries

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Creative Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home Place cake on a serving platter; spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake (save 2 teaspoons frosting for decorating cake).

  2. Roll out white fondant into a 16-in. circle; place over cake. Smooth top and sides of cake; trim excess. (Keep unused fondant wrapped in plastic wrap to prevent it from drying out.)

  3. Roll brown fondant into 16-in. x 4-in. rectangle; cut with a 3-in. x 2-in. diamond-shaped cookie cutter. Dip paintbrush in vanilla; lightly brush over a diamond. Secure diamond to side of cake. Repeat. Decorate with dragees, securing with reserved frosting. Top with strawberries. Yield: 12 servings.


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