Number 3 Birthday Cake

Number 3 Birthday Cake

Celebrate your little one turning three years old with this Number 3 Birthday Cake! Made using the Letters and Numbers Cake Pan Set, this birthday cake can actually be formed to be any number 0 through 9 (or letters A through Z, if you prefer!). Top your number of choice with rosettes, stars and drop flowers in bright and bold icing colors for a striking dessert that's the perfect finishing touch to your celebration!
  • Skill LevelIntermediate

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  1. Bake cake. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Prepare pan to desired shape according to package instructions. Bake and cool cake.

    Level cake; ice sides of cake smooth with white icing.

  2. Tint icing. Tint ½ cup icing each dark orange and dark teal using color combinations provided. Combine Orange and a touch of Rose icing colors to get dark orange color shown. Combine Teal and Kelly Green icing colors to get dark teal color shown.

    Tint 1 cup icing each yellow, light orange, dark blue, and dark pink using color combinations provided. Combine Lemon Yellow and Golden Yellow icing colors to get yellow color shown. Combine Orange and Lemon Yellow icing colors to get light orange color shown. Combine Royal Blue and Violet icing colors to get dark blue color shown. Combine Rose and a touch of Brown icing colors to get dark pink color shown.

    Using Rose icing color, tint ½ cup icing pink.

  3. Decorate cake. Prepare decorating bags with the following tips and icing:

    • Tip 2C – yellow icing
    • Tip 2D – dark orange icing
    • Tip 18 – pink icing
    • Tip 4B – dark blue icing
    • Tip 32 – dark teal icing
    • Tip 1M – dark pink icing
    • Tip 1B – light orange icing

    Pipe rosettes, stars and drop flowers to cover top of cake.

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