We don’t often do baby shower cakes, but when a super sweet mother of a former brides asks SUPER nicely we just can’t refuse. It also doesn’t hurt to let us make whatever we want and give us no budget at all; but we still kept it reasonable. We made this three tier pale pink buttercream covered cake. For the bottom tier we just molded some lace with a silicone mold and painted it with a pearl luster dust.
Rarely has one cake design been brought to us by so many brides! They have asked for a “lite” version, with less lines to the latest request that was to be very much like the original design. Let me say, I do not know what cake artist to give credit for the original design. It’s been pinned and refined so many times that I would need to be a forensic analyst to figure it out.
We are proud to be part of the buttercream flower revolution! We got to pull out some old school roses and some new school ranunculus flowers. We had to watch some videos and many of the flowers are not very good, but they were tasty!
We also tried some watercolor buttercream techniques and finished everything off with some gold! I’m happy with the way the cake out and people loved fighting over the delicious flowers!
This cake is a fully buttercream iced and decorated except for the gumpaste flowers
Sometimes we get to try an established look but with a new twist. Ruffles are mostly done with fondant but most customers want to avoid it. We tried to accomplish the same look but with buttercream. I’m really happy with the outcome and learned a lot on this one cake. The sweet bride was willing to trust me without ever seeing what it would look like and I’m very grateful for her faith in my abilities.