1) Make layered cake and decorate
Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool two 6 in. cake layers. Level, torte, fill and stack layers on cake pedestal so you have a 2-layer cake, 4 in. high.Tint a portion of white icing with violet icing color; reserve remaining white icing. Use spatula and violet icing to ice cake smooth. Mark cake in 6ths at top and bottom, with sections 3 in. apart. Mark top garland border on cake, 1 1/2 in. deep. Use tip #3, a cut disposable decorating bag and white icing to pipe dot garland between division marks. Use tip #3, a cut disposable decorating bag and violet icing to pipe bead bottom border.