Rose Gold Cake for New Year’s Eve!

December 26th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

2019 is almost here and it’s time to celebrate! The New Year is known for glitter and champagne, so send 2018 out in style with this gorgeous Rose Gold & Pink Cake. Decorated with delicious buttercream and shimmering fondant pieces, this festive cake can make an appearance at other celebratory events throughout the year like birthdays, anniversaries, and bridal showers!



Step 1 – Bake and prepare cake.

  • Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool three cake layers.
  • Trim one layer to 1 in. high.
  • Fill and stack layers for 5″ high cake.
  • Ice cake smooth.

Step 2 – Tint fondant.

  • Tint 2 oz. white fondant grey using color combination provided.
  • Combine Black and touch of Brown icing colors to get grey color shown.
  • Using Pink icing color, tint 2 oz. fondant pink.
  • Using Black icing color, tint 1½ oz. fondant black.
  • Marbleize black fondant with 1½ oz. white fondant. Reserve 4 oz. fondant white.

Step 3 – Decorate Cake

  • Using fondant roller with pink guide rings, roll out grey, pink, marbleized and white fondant, separately.
  • Using craft knife, cut out shapes using printable pattern.
  • Combine gold cake paint with touch of red cake paint to make rose gold. Using decorating brush, paint white fondant shapes rose gold. Let dry, about 5 minutes.
  • Attach all pieces to cake as desired.

And just like that, you’re ready for 2019! Let us know and share a photo of your finished product and tag us on @Wiltoncakes!




Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

One Reply

  1. Oh my, what a beautiful and unique way to decorate a cake It’s almost too pretty to eat!

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