How-To Make a Red, White and Blue Country Cake

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  • Piping Decorating Tip #2 - 5 Pk (sku: 11041)
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  • Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk (sku: 10990)
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  • Fondant Extruder (sku: 18779)
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  • Cake Decorator's Plastic Icing Scraper (sku: 14812)
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  • Knife & Ribbon Insertion Tool (sku: 11752)
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  • Washable Terry Cloth Cake Decorating Stand Cover (sku: 9136)
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  • Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, White (sku: 6710)
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Make It a Country Cake

Perfect for a 4th of July celebration or a patriotic party, this two-tiered cake features colorful and edible SugarSoft® Patriotic Printed Hearts and Stars, white fondant rope, and a creative red, white, and blue border. The piped lines on the fondant give the cake a denim feel. Not sure how to execute the red and white striped look on the top tier? Surprise! It is a PhotoCake® Edible Cake Image Strip.

How-To Make a Red, White and Blue Country Cake

What You’ll Need

  • 1 - 8" Double Layer Round Cake
  • 1 - 6" Double Layer Round Cake
  • 4 Cups White Icing
  • 1 Cup Red Icing
  • 1 Cup Blue Icing
  • Red Red Premium Gel Color
  • Royal Blue Premium Gel Color
  • Nautical Red Stripes PhotoCake® Edible Cake Image Strips
  • SugarSoft® Patriotic Assortment Premium Sugar Decorations
  • 1 oz White Fondant
  • Blue Fondant DecoSheets®
  • Piping Decorating Tip #10
  • Piping Decorating Tip #2
  • Ribbon & Knife Insertion Tool
  • Fondant Extruder
  • Poly Dowel Rods
  • Plastic Icing Scraper
  • Plastic Standard Coupler
  • 10" Round White Cake Board
  • Step 1

    Base ice 8" and 6" double layer round cakes. Insert four poly dowel rods into the center of the 8" round cake and stack the 6" round cake on top.

    Learn how to base ice a cake like a pro. 

  • Step 2

    Using Blue Fondant DecoSheets®, cut out a wave pattern. Cut enough to wrap around the base of the 8" round cake.

  • Step 3

    Use white icing to adhere blue fondant wave strips to the base of the cake.

  • Step 4

    Lightly spray the top tier with water to attach the Nautical Red Stripes PhotoCake® Edible Cake Image Strips to the middle of the 6" round cake. 

    Learn how to apply a PhotoCake® Edible Cake Image

  • Step 5

    Roll out white fondant and load a portion into the Fondant Extruder. Use the largest round disc to create a white fondant rope.

    It is easier than you think: learn how to use a fondant extruder

  • Step 6

    Using white icing, adhere the white fondant rope to the top of the blue fondant waves. Trim excess.

  • Step 7

    Using white icing and Piping Decorating Tip #2, add stitching below the white fondant rope.

  • Step 8

    Create small rosebuds along the base of the 6" and 8" round cakes. Alternate between red, white, and blue icing using Piping Decorating Tip #10.

  • Step 9

    Using white icing, attach SugarSoft® Patriotic Hearts and Stars on the cake where desired.

Supplies

    Premium Gel Colors, Red Red (sku: 9534)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Red Red
      $7.49
    Premium Gel Colors, Royal Blue (sku: 9525)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Royal Blue
      $6.99
    Piping Decorating Tip #2 - 5 Pk (sku: 11041)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #2 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Piping Decorating Tip #10 - 5 Pk (sku: 11029)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #10 - 5 Pk
      $4.49
    Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk (sku: 10990)
    • Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk
      $8.99
    Fondant Extruder (sku: 18779)
    • Fondant Extruder
      $26.99
    Cake Decorator's Plastic Icing Scraper (sku: 14812)
    • Cake Decorator's Plastic Icing Scraper
      $5.99
    Knife & Ribbon Insertion Tool (sku: 11752)
    • Knife & Ribbon Insertion Tool
      $9.49
    Washable Terry Cloth Cake Decorating Stand Cover (sku: 9136)
    • Washable Terry Cloth Cake Decorating Stand Cover
      $10.99
    Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, White (sku: 6710)
    • Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, White
      $19.99
    Poly Dowel Rods 12" x 1/4", White (sku: 13984)
    • Poly Dowel Rods 12" x 1/4", White
      $3.49