27 Dec 2016
Can’t believe Christmas got over so quickly! I hope everyone of you have had a great time with family & friends, and are already excited about another upcoming occasion - New Year’s Eve. If you have planned to throw a party at your place in order to welcome 2017 along with your peeps, then whatever that I’m going to share with you today will add a shimmer to your bash. I came across a wonderful New Year cake recipe last week, and this is how you can make it:
First, you’ll have to prepare special clock toppers, and for that you are going to need gum paste. Roll out a significant amount of gum to around ¼’’ thickness on a tray dusted with cornstarch a day before. Then cut out various round, heart and square shapes in different sizes.
Now, decorate the edges of cutouts similar to the gumpaste ones according to your preferences (with either sparkle or paint), but leave their centres untouched. For adding a glimmering effect to the cutouts, you can brush them with piping gel too. Next, attach the shapes to lollipop sticks so that you can anchor them into your cake.
For the dials of the poppers, first glue the gum paste shapes in the centre of the cutouts, and then make the numbers using royal black icing. You can also use a colouring pen for marking any minute details.
If you want, you can also prepare some cascading spirals with fondant as sides of your cake. The best way to do it is by cutting fondant strips and winding them around straws or a dowel. Keep the straws aside.
Finally, prepare a cake in whichever flavour that you wish to. Once your cake is ready, frost using vanilla buttercream, bead borders and piped balls. After that, write 2017 on the front of the cake with black frosting. When everything looks good, simply pop in your clock toppers and slide off the spirals from the straws on top of the cake.
I am quite sure that your party guests are going to love this beautiful and creatively designed cake. In case you have a lot of party preparations to take care of and don’t have enough time for making the confection, order it at Creative Cakes Deborah Feltham.
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