Post # 1
My aunt has graciously offered to bake our cake for our wedding as our gift! She used to make them all the time but she is getting older and because of a few illnesses, she is unable to make an elaborate cake. Which is okay because we don’t want one! 🙂 So basically, I can’t find ANY pictures of the cake I am thinking of so maybe you bees can help!
I want an all white, buttercream cake, 3 or 4 tier with small white pearl-like dots over it and pearl dots along the edges between the layers. I thought it would be fairly simple to find but I am really having trouble.
Any help you have would be greatly appreciated! Thanks! 🙂
Post # 3
I know exactly what you mean! We’re having a similar cake, but the photo I used is from my baker. Here’s the two we combined though when we went in:
That’s for the pearl dots, then here’s for the border:
It’s not really “pearl dots” for the border, but rather a particular cake decoratoring tip that creates this piping technique. It’s a fairly standard tip that I know Wilton makes.
Post # 4
oh i love that greenish one Sooner
this looks like its fondant but the top layer sounds similar to what your looking for
Post # 5
and another one so thats my 2 contributions – hope they helped
Post # 6
Oh, I forgot to mention that we’re doing buttercream and our baker said that the pearls you normally see on cakes like these are fondant rolled pearls. But to do it in buttercream, simply use a tiny dot decorator tip. It won’t be as perfectly round, but it looks so close you can’t tell.
Post # 7
Awhh, how sweet of your aunt to bake you a cake. My cousin was a pastry chef at the Ritz Carlton and she will be doing our cake as well. I want to do a plain white whatever amount of layers I need cake with a pearl dust over it and I want light pink garden roses and hydrangeas in between each layer. I love your design though so beautiful and classic.
Post # 8
Eloping’s second one looks awesome and much like you described!! Love it!
Post # 9
@soonerpsych: That green cake is AMAZING! I wish I was having a green wedding! Great minds think alike, eh? Do you mind sharing what you were quoted out for your cost? Thanks for your help!
@eloping: That second cake is PERFECT! Thank you so much for your help! 🙂
@MyraG: Ritz Carlton! How awesome is that! Your cake sounds beautiful!
@LaborOfLove: She nailed it didn’t she!