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How to Make a Waterfall Cake

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How to Make a Waterfall Cake
Michelle Anderson

Any avid outdoors person or imaginative child will love a cake that features a glittering waterfall down the side. This cake takes very little time to put together and the effect is stunning! The only design element which should be made ahead a couple days is the pine trees (they need to dry). Make sure you use a denser cake as the base of this design because you will be shaving off part of one side to create a slope. A banana white chocolate cake recipe with simple vanilla buttercream is perfect and absolutely delicious!

To Create a Waterfall Cake You Will Need:

  • Two 8 inch round cakes
  • Two 6 inch round cakes
  • Ten cups buttercream icing
  • Fondant rocks , approximately 20 large and 15 small
  • Piped pine trees, approximately eight of various sizes
  • A ten inch round cake board
  • Serrated knife
  • Small paring knife
  • Rolled fondant (white)
  • Disposable piping bags and couplers
  • Paint brush
  • Palette Knife
  • Cake decorating tips # 234(two) and #23
  • Food coloring (2 types of green)
  • Sparkle gel (white and blue)
  • Decorating gel (blue)

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