July 4th is quickly approaching, two short weeks away! I was inspired to create a pinwheel fashion cake decorated with red, white and blue.
I truly wanted to design a cake that was different from all the Independence cakes I had seen in the past. I love fashion so I began there.
I placed ruffle dresses around a square cake in blue and red fondant. Once the dresses were completed pinwheels seemed to jump into my head, and from that point on the rest of the cake
came to life.
In honor of Independence Day (4th of July) I wanted share the steps to bring this fashionable 4th of July cake with you!
Fashionable 4th of July Cake:
- Celstick, medium CC
- Foam pad
- Blossom Cookie cutter dress, Blossom Sugar art
- Soft filbert brush, 2
- parchment cones
- Pme SuperTuber #13
- PME writer nozzle, #2.5
- Square cutter
- Mini Pizza wheel
- Star gumpaste cutters, OP
- #18 gauge wire
- Poly dowel
- Needle nose pliers
- Wire cutters
- 1- Cherry blossom cake, covered with fondant
- Royal icing
You can find the supplies Here
Schedule for the Fashion 4th of July Cake:
Day 1: Bake the cake, allow to cool completely.
Crumb coat and cover cake with fondant, allow to set over night.
Set the cake for dress design.
Cover cake board with fondant, allow to set overnight.
Create the pinwheels, allow to dry overnight.
Day 2: Construct the dresses on the cake.
Create corner flag designs.
Pipe the dress waist, and construct the cake.
Pipe the shell border and place stars on the board.
Please enjoy the video tutorial.
For the complete HD Gumpaste Spinning Pinwheel Tutorial..44.44 minutes.
For the royal icing consistency I used rubbed-down.
Happy 4th of July!