Beautiful Buttercream Fall Flower Cake

Beautiful Buttercream Fall Flower Cake

Create a fabulous (and edible!) fall flower arrangement with this Fall Flowers Buttercream Cake. Decorated with a variety of rosettes and stars, this fall cake features bold frosting colors in fun, textured designs. A beautiful cake design for a fall wedding cake, shower or birthday party. This cake is simple enough for beginner cake decorators and is a great way to show off your piping skills!
  • Prep1 hr 45 min
  • Total Time3 hr 15 min
  • Skill LevelBeginner
    Amount12 servings


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  1. Bake cake: Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool two 6 inch cake layers.
  2. Make frosting: Prepare buttercream frosting following recipe instructions.
  3. Level, fill and stack layers for a 4 inch high cake. Lightly frost the cake smooth using prepared buttercream frosting.
  4. Tint frosting: Divide vanilla buttercream into 5 equal portions. Tint one portion each burnt orange, light teal, dark teal, brick red and yellow following color combinations provided.
    • Burnt Orange: Combine orange, touch of lemon yellow and touch of brown food coloring
    • Light and Dark Teal: Combine teal, kelly green and touch of black food coloring
    • Brick Red: Combine red-red, lemon yellow, touch of Christmas red and touch of black food coloring
    • Yellow: Combine lemon yellow, golden yellow and touch of black food coloring.
  5. Prepare decorating bags: Prepare bags with tips and frosting as follows:
    • Tip 1M and dark teal icing
    • Tip 104 and light teal icing
    • Tip 4B and brick red icing
    • Tip 2F and yellow icing
    • Tip 32 and spatula striped with burnt orange and yellow icing
  6. Decorate cake: Starting with tips 1M and 4B, pipe rosettes randomly on cake.
  7. Using all tips, fill in gaps with stars and rosettes.
  8. Using tip 104, pipe loose zig-zags.
  9. Continue until the cake is covered.


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