I love making cakes for family and friends! There is something about personally knowing the bride or groom that make it SO worth the time and work and make it something special! When my mom’s best friend’s daughter told me what she wanted I was THRILLED!
I have been DYING to try this rosette technique since the first time I saw it on a cake! It took even LONGER than I thought it would take, but I love love LOVE the end result! BUT I am glad it was just one layer! And glad it was for such a lovely bride and friend!
Most people have asked how I did it! I always for get to do a tutorial at 2 am in the morning when I’m working in terrible light and trying to get it done quickly but beautifully! I need a full time photographer to take pictures while I work! I’ll work on a tutorial once the kids are back in school for anyone interested!
The top layer we decided to try to recreate the brides jeweled belt! Isn’t it lovely? her dress was ivory, as the sash holding the belt in place was blush! I love it when the cake compliments the brides dress! And the color, instead of pure white, was GORGEOUS!
I used edible silver balls in different sizes, then colored some white balls with a few different shades of luster dust, creating some flowers and swirls. Then filled in with pearls and clear crystals!
I was really tickled with how it turned out! She also asked for some small detail piping on top, so we did a few drops, added a few more pearls and we’re done!
This cake had one final challenge… It had to be gluten free!!! AND I couldn’t just swap out gluten flour for all purpose, cause these recipes used self rising and cake flour! So lots of substitutions, but I think it turned out pretty good! I just have to say I am SOOO glad I’m not gluten free, I love my wheat based flour!
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Omg beautiful!!!! Which tip did you use to make the flowers?
This is a fondant cake, with gumpaste ruffled rosettes, not buttercream, there is no tip that could create this look, sorry!
I’d love to see a tutorial. Did you see one before you did yours? Beautiful!
I just saw a few on pinterest and wanted to try to recreate it!
The Curried Nut
WOW! My jaw literally dropped when I saw the cake pictures! *Amazing* job!!
thank you so much! I love how it turned out!
Karyn - Pint Sized Baker
WOW!! Amazing job! Super beautiful! Outstanding! Gorgeous! Wonderful! I LOVE IT!
thank you SO much! I’m so in love with it myself!
Oh my gosh Ash! That is so stunning!!!! Beautiful!
Thank you so much!
Oh my word. that looks fantastic. What a great job you did.
Thank you so much Carrie! It was a ton of work, but SO worth it!
Ohmygosh, this is GORGEOUS!!! Wow. You are so talented it’s unbelievable. I love the “mom’s best friend’s daughter”… hee hee! Great job, it’s beautiful!
thanks! it’s always more fun to make a cake for people I know than strangers!
Seriously such a beautiful cake! Wow you are talented.
Thanks so much, I love everything about it, the design and the colors! So fun!
My daughter is getting married in December. Do you have a price list or order website? I would love a little cake like this on!
Isn’t this cake gorgeous, the most time consuming, but seriously so gorgeous! my cake site is http://ashleemariecakes.com/pricing/