How-To Make a Simple Statement Rose Cake

  • Printed Gum Paste Rose, Bright Stripes (sku: 37361)
    Printed Gum Paste Rose, Bright Stripes
    $5.99
  • Printed Gum Paste Rose, Zig Zag Stripes (sku: 37362)
    Printed Gum Paste Rose, Zig Zag Stripes
    $5.99
  • Stainless Steel 1 7/8"W Cake Icer Decorating Tip #789 (sku: 11023)
    Stainless Steel 1 7/8"W Cake Icer Decorating Tip #789
    $5.99
  • Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk (sku: 10990)
    Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk
    $8.99
  • Round Rotating Cake Decorating Stand (sku: 9290)
    Round Rotating Cake Decorating Stand
    $74.99
  • Washable Terry Cloth Cake Decorating Stand Cover (sku: 9136)
    Washable Terry Cloth Cake Decorating Stand Cover
    $10.99
  • Hygo Max Disposable Pastry Bags, 18" Disposable Bags (sku: 8029)
    Hygo Max Disposable Pastry Bags, 18" Disposable Bags
    $21.99
  • Foil Cake Board, 8" Round, White (sku: 6708)
    Foil Cake Board, 8" Round, White
    $16.99
  • Aluminum Decorating Triangle - 2 Pk (sku: 31077)
    Aluminum Decorating Triangle - 2 Pk
    $3.59
  • Dexter®/Russel® Economy 12" Cake Knife (sku: 6808)
    Dexter®/Russel® Economy 12" Cake Knife
    $13.99

Fun, Colorful, and Easy to Make

Get ready to create masterful cake designs in no time at all with ready-to-place gum paste. This stunning cake not only looks gorgeous, but it is simple to make. Just base ice, add some detail to the sides of the cake, top with a printed gum paste rose, and voilà! You have a gorgeous cake that took little time to create and will stun your friends and family. 

How-To Make a Simple Statement Rose Cake

What You’ll Need

  • 6" Round Cakes
  • 2 Cups White Icing
  • Printed Gum Paste Rose
  • Serrated Knife
  • Piping Decorating Tip #10
  • Cake Icer Decorating Tip #789
  • Plastic Icing Scraper
  • Aluminum Decorating Triangle
  • 18" Disposable Pastry Bag
  • Standard Plastic Coupler
  • 8" Round White Cake Board
  • Step 1

    Bake cakes

    Bake a 6" round cake. Allow to cool fully. Trim tops of cakes so they are flat.

  • Step 2

    Stack and ice cakes

    Base ice cake.

    Tip: Check out How to Base Ice A Cake for step-by-step instructions.

  • Step 3

    Smooth icing

    Smooth icing using a plastic icing scraper. 

    Tip: Check out How to Smooth Icing like a Pro for step-by-step directions. 

  • Step 4

    Create textured look

    Comb sides of the cake using the Aluminum Decorating Triangle to create a textured look.

    Tip: Create a wavy appearance by dragging the comb up and down as you go around the sides of the cake.

     

  • Step 5

    Using Piping Tip #10, add a bead border to the top and base of cake.

  • Step 6

    Top cake with rose

    Top the cake with a Printed Gum Paste Rose.

Supplies

    Printed Gum Paste Rose, Bright Stripes (sku: 37361)
    • Printed Gum Paste Rose, Bright Stripes
      $5.99
    Printed Gum Paste Rose, Zig Zag Stripes (sku: 37362)
    • Printed Gum Paste Rose, Zig Zag Stripes
      $5.99
    Stainless Steel 1 7/8"W Cake Icer Decorating Tip #789 (sku: 11023)
    • Stainless Steel 1 7/8"W Cake Icer Decorating Tip #789
      $5.99
    Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk (sku: 10990)
    • Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk
      $8.99
    Round Rotating Cake Decorating Stand (sku: 9290)
    • Round Rotating Cake Decorating Stand
      $74.99
    Washable Terry Cloth Cake Decorating Stand Cover (sku: 9136)
    • Washable Terry Cloth Cake Decorating Stand Cover
      $10.99
    Hygo Max Disposable Pastry Bags, 18" Disposable Bags (sku: 8029)
    • Hygo Max Disposable Pastry Bags, 18" Disposable Bags
      $21.99
    Foil Cake Board, 8" Round, White (sku: 6708)
    • Foil Cake Board, 8" Round, White
      $16.99
    Aluminum Decorating Triangle - 2 Pk (sku: 31077)
    • Aluminum Decorating Triangle - 2 Pk
      $3.59
    Dexter®/Russel® Economy 12" Cake Knife (sku: 6808)
    • Dexter®/Russel® Economy 12" Cake Knife
      $13.99