Photographer: Lee Harrleson; Stylists:  Jan Gautro, Ana Kelly
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12 servings

Impress your party guests with a wedge of fondant-covered cake covered in polka dots.  We love this cake for baby showers or bridal parties.  To get the best results, you’ll want to use a Wilton fondant smoother.

How to Make It

Step 1

Prepare Buttermilk Breakfast Cake according to recipe directions, omitting the brown sugar-cinnamon step and baking in 2 (9-inch) cake pans instead of a Bundt pan.

Step 2

 

Step 3

Spread 1 cup strawberry frosting between layers. Spread white frosting in a thin layer (crumb coat) to top and sides of cake making sure surfaces are very smooth, filling in any wholes or gaps with frosting.

Step 4

 

Step 5

Microwave fondant on HIGH in 30 second intervals until softened and pliable.  Roll out on a smooth surface dusted lightly with cornstarch to ¼-inch thickness. Follow package directions for applying fondant to cake.  Decorate cake with pastel colored wafer candy using small daps of white frosting to help secure candies to fondant.

Step 6

 

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