Fourth of July Recipes, Candy and Cake Decorating
4th of July Celebration Flag Cake
Step-by-Step Cake Decorating Instructions
by Laurie Bacon
|You will need the following:
- One 1/4 sheet yellow cake or any other cake that you like. We used the yellow cupcake recipe.
- 1/4 sheet cake board
- Buttercream icing
- Royal blue, red (scarlet), yellow (buttercup) concentrated droplet food color
- A large knife
- pastry brush
- Sugar syrup - simple syrup - recipe
- 4 small bowls
- small icing spatula - buy
- Icing bags (parchment works well)
- 3 - size 17 or 18 star tips
- 1 - size 199 star tip
|You can use any tips for decorating, the tips suggested, are the ones shown on the cake
above. You can also use royal icing (recipe)
to create the stars using a #16 tip. Make sure to buy professional good quality
food coloring otherwise your blue and red color will be pastel.
Let's get started: Preparing your colored icing
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