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4th of July Mini Cake Decoration Ideas

Looking 4th of July dessert ideas? Try this July 4th cake, made using our Mini Cake Kit (plus a little white fondant thrown in).

1. Start with some baked and white-frosted cakes from our Mini Cake Kit. (Check out how easy it is with our quick tutorial video.)

Blue fondant rolled outBlue fondant rolled out with white fondant dots on top

2. Make the blue polka dot bunting: use a fondant rolling pin to roll out blue fondant in a long, even layer. Roll tiny balls of white fondant and place them on top of the blue fondant.

Roll white dots on top of blue fondant to flatten them.Cut out polka dotted fondant with the triangle cutter

3. Use a fondant rolling pin to roll the white dots flat into the blue fondant strip. Use a mini triangle cutter to cut out shapes.

Red fondant rolled out, rolling a white fondant rope to make 4th of July stripesRoll more white fondant to make American flag stripes

4. Make the red striped bunting: use a fondant rolling pin to roll out red fondant in a long, even layer. Use your fingers to roll white fondant into a long, skinny rope. Repeat, making as many white stripes as desired.

Brushing red fondant with water to stick on cake decorationsFondant rolling pin flattening white stripes for cake decorating

5. Use a paint brush or finger to lightly brush water underneath each white rope. Press gently to adhere. Carefully use the fondant rolling pin to roll the white logs flat into the red fondant.

Cutting triangles out for fondant decorations on a 4th of July dessertCake decorating idea put into action: sticking fondant decorations on a mini cake

6. Use the triangle cutter to cut out shapes. Stick both the blue polka dotted and red striped triangles along the top and bottom edges of the cake, alternating patterns.

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