Ideas for party cake are definitely perfect option for you to know how to take classic white fondant icing to the next level. This can be done using simple techniques and cake decorations that you can find in any supermarket. Almost everyone wants to create a cake that wows guests when served on party Day. But this is not only based on the taste of the cake but also the decorations that are done on it. The decoration is the most tricky part.
You can make your own decorative using traditional fruit cake recipe, or watch different food recipes easily available in market.
How To Decorate A Party Cake
You need to start by turning your cake over. This is so that the flatter underside is the top. This makes it easier to decorate with a neat finish. You have to brush your cake with warmed, sieved apricot jam. For the surface dusted with icing sugar, you need to roll out a layer of marzipan. Roll up around a rolling pin. Unravel it onto the cake. Now, smooth around the sides with your hand side. Remove any excess with a sharp knife.
Then comes the surface dusted with icing sugar on which you have to roll out fondant icing and either cut to fit the top of the cake. You have to make sure it’s wide enough to cover the whole cake. Just roll up around the rolling pin and brush the marzipan layer lightly with water. After this unravel the icing on the cake.
The moment your base part is ready comes the fun part. Read these simple cake designs and make the best out of them. These are definitely too easy to recreate at home. Here is the list of 10 amongst them:
1. Winter woodland cake
Winter woodland cake is the best option to decorate your cake and make it look more yummy and tempting.
It is top with pine cones. It is sprayed white or with glitter. This is done to create a pretty winter scene to bring to the table. The first thing you need to do is to clean the pine cones carefully. The next step is to spray them. In case you don’t have spray paint, you could even use non-toxic emulsion paint. Don’t forget to tie a ribbon around the base of the cake which is secured with a little icing sugar mixed with water to make a glue. At last, all you have to do is set aside the pine cones before you slice into the cake.
2. Chocolate tree cake
Make royal icing according to packet instructions. Spread it over the cake with a palette knife. You need not to make it too neat, this is because you are aiming for a rippled snow effect.
At the time when the icing is still soft, stand up tree-shaped chocolates. These are easy to find at most supermarkets at this time of year. Sprinkle these with edible glitter and sugar snowflake decorations. This way you can make yummy and worth watching chocolate cake.
3. Driving home for Party cake
What new idea can we form? Why not make a cake on the idea of driving back to home and that too for the party. You can use any bubbles you like. If you are thinking about the classic kind even they would work. For this pipe a border around the edge of even small dots of icing. Now stand mini icing decorations. You can use trees to complete the coming-home-for-party scene. You can also use stars instead. Along with this add edible shimmer sprinkles, such as Magic Sparkles in white.
4. Let’s Celebrate Party cake
This star effect on the icing is made with a star pattern rolling pin. You can easily buy this pin from any of online shopping site. It is so easy to use. You just need to roll it over rolled our fondant icing. You have to push it down firmly. In the end, it leaves a star print behind. You can find them in in specialist cake shops too. If you want to make a 3D effect, you can do it by sticking on icing stars. Little icing sugar mixed with water can be used along with it. The cake is finished with a quirky cake topper. With a cake like this, sparklers are a must when you bring your cake to the table.
5. Marzipan snowflake cake
For this you have to skip the icing. This is done by making a feature of your marzipan layer. You have to use a snowflake cutter. This is used to stamp out marzipan stars. Glue them to your marzipan later with a little water. After this use a cook’s blowtorch to pick out the snowflake edges. At last sprinkle with edible glitter.
6. Floating Star Party Cake
In this cake decor type you take simple icing to the next level and that too in an easy way. You have to cover only the top of your cake with a layer of marzipan. Then roll the fondant icing. After this do one thing, either cut one very thick round to fit the top of the cake or stick to medium sized rounds of fond ant to each other. Use a star-shaped cutter to make out stars. Set the layer of fondant neatly on the top of the cake. Fill the star shapes with an edible silver ball. Fill the smaller star cut-outs of stars from any remaining icing, this will then have an effect of floating stars. Finish with a ribbon around the edge. This should be secured with icing sugar mixed with water.
7. Fruit and Nut cake
You need to show off your cake, keep your cake simple. But all you need here is to make it look sophisticated. This can be done by glazing a plain party cake with apricot jam. You can arrange rows of Brazil nuts and pecans in stripes across the top, in between rows of dried cranberries. At the end, use a pastry brush to glaze the top with apricot jam, which will give you a shiny finish.
8. Gingermen men cake
It’s so easy to make this novelty cake. It is absolutely perfect if you have young children visiting at a party. Now, make up some royal icing according to packet instructions. After preparing smooth it over the cake with a spatula, remember don’t be too precise as it’s just a snow effect you’re looking for. Now, mix icing sugar with a little water to form a sticky paste. Use it to secure a ribbon around the side of the cake. This is also used to stick chocolate shapes to the ribbon.
9. Marzipan fruit cake
This is one of the most simple cake. It is simple but effective. It is so easy to decorate this cake. It can be decorated using shop-bought marzipan fruit arranged around the rim of a simply iced cake.
10. Chocolate box cake
This cake decoration idea is not that easier. Open a box of chocolates. Arrange these chocolates around the base of the cake. You can use truffles as well as candied orange and ginger dipped in chocolate. A handful of nuts can also add up to this. Pile as much as you can. You have to pile around the edge of the cake stand so that it gives you an abundant effect. You can go for some icing stars on twine.
Party is incomplete without these cakes. Now that you have all the ideas how to make your own special cake, what are you waiting for, be the desert queen or king of your home and make these yummy cakes for your family and relatives. Go and enjoy your eve.