A hint of gold
It’s been almost a year since I’ve had my Russian piping tips out. Those that follow me on Facebook and Instagram would have seen my video piping flowers last week. I piped them all out and then popped them in the freezer to use this week.
I was unsure of how well they would defrost after I had put them on a cake, but I am pleased to tell you that it worked out really well! As I thought the roses and more “dense” flowers (without delicate stamens etc) froze and transferred the easiest.
This cake was for a wedding anniversary, a 51st! As the 50th is the golden anniversary I decided to add just a hint of gold to the cake for this year’s too.
The cake was a chocolate cake, drizzled with strawberry syrup, and layered with vanilla buttercream. The cake was covered in buttercream and detailed using an Evil Cake Genius Contour Comb (I looooove these things!!!)
All the flowers and leaves are buttercream with the gold leaves made from homemade sugar lace on a Sugarveil Silicon Leaf Toppers mat.