Easy Peacock Cake - Easy Marble Drip Icing
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Easy Marble Drip Icing

Easy Marble Drip Icing is an easy cake decorating technique that gives your cakes the “WOW” factor. It’s as easy as whisk, drop & pour for AMAZING cakes!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake, icing, marble
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cake Prep- including freezing + Icing Drying Time 16 hours
Total Time 16 hours 10 minutes
Servings 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 prepared/baked, frosted & fondant covered cake
  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 tbsp corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6-10 drops food coloring for EACH color desired
  • 1/2 tsp edible disco dust – optional

Instructions

PREP

  • Bake cake layers & then allow to cool.
  • Layer & frost the cake with a crumb coat of buttercream frosting & freeze.
  • Add fondant layer to the frozen, crumb-coated cake.
  • Allow the cake to come to room temperature before moving onto the glaze step of the decorating process.
  • Line a baking sheet with foil & then place a wire cooling rack on top of the lined pan.

GLAZE

  • Combine confectioners sugar, corn syrup, warm water & vanilla extract in a medium bowl & whisk well until smooth.
  • Add in drops of food coloring in a sporadic pattern – DO NOT MIX.
  • Place the fondant covered cake on top of the prepared cooling rack.
  • Pour the icing over the top of the cake, sprinkle with the disco dust (optiona& set it in a place where it can be undisturbed to dry overnight before serving.