Christmas Wreath Cake

Ingredients:

  • (4) 6 inch chocolate cakes - CLICK HERE FOR RECIPE

  • Double batch vanilla American buttercream frosting  (1/4 is dyed red 1/4 dyed green, 1/2 is kept as white),- CLICK HERE FOR RECIPE

  • Sprinkles (standard and ball shape)

  • 1/2 cup Green candy melts

  • 1/4 tsp vegetable oil

Cake Assembly Directions:

  • Step 1: Level cakes with a "cake leveler" or serrated knife

  • Step 2: Spread white frosting on center of cake board

  • Step 3: Place down 1st cake layer on board

  • Step 4: Pipe spiral design rotating between green and red frosting

  • Step 5: Place down 2nd cake layer

  • Step 6: Repeat spiral piping process

  • Step 7: Place 3rd layer upside down 

  • Step 8: Frost cake with white frosting

  • Step 9: Place in fridge for 20 minutes

  • Step 10: Add a 2nd layer of white frosting to the cake.

  • Step 11: Place in fridge for another 20 minutes.

  • Step 12: Melt green candy melts in the microwave until smooth

  • Step 13: Add  vegetable oil to candy melts and mix thoroughly

  • Step 14: Pour candy melt mixture into plastic squeeze bottle

  • Step 15: Drip candy melts around the top of the cake

  • Step 16: Fill piping bag fitted with a Wilton 1M piping tip with green frosting and pipe rosettes in a circle around the cake, then pipe in small dots in the areas that do not have frosting

  • Step 17: Decorate the top with sprinkles and bals

  • Step 18: Fill a piping bag fitting with a small round tip with red frosting and pipe a ribbon on top.

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