Sugar Orchids and Lace Inspired Wedding Cake
This Sugar Orchids and Lace Inspired Wedding Cake is inspired by the bride's lace and sugar orchids with a bronze hexagon tier at the bottom. A few details of the cake and how I achieved can be found below in this post.
How I loved doing this cake. The bottom tier took a long time to because I had to carve it rather than use a pan. But I really loved working on this cake.
The flavors - you gonna love these.
- The top is Moist Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
- The Middle is Traditional White Wedding Cake with Swiss Meringue Buttercream
- The bottom is three layers of Chocolate Cake (butter based) with Chocolate Swiss Meringue Buttercream
The Sugar Flowers
The sugar orchids are some of my favorite Orchids to make and these Cymbidium Orchids are so pretty. You can learn to make them in this Craftsy Class Exotic Sugar Orchids by James Rosslle.
The Lace Pattern
The bride wanted to copy her lace pattern on the cake but we could not fit the cost of making a special lace mold from her lace in the budget. Instead of dropping it and changing the design I decided to create the pattern free hand using what ever cutters and molds I had with me.
So you can see I have used some ovals, some hearts and weird shape cutters that I could find in my cake decorating kit. These are most from my mini size fondant cutters
Creating the Hexagon Shape.
As I said I do have One Hexagon shape pan and I needed three layers so I choose to carve this one. Just to give you an idea.
- I used to cake circles hexagon shape, same size as a guide.
- Placed that on my round cake and carved the excess out.
- If you need a 10 inch hexagon cake you would need to bake a 12" round cake.
- Once I cut the layers - I then filled with Buttercream and chilled it.
- I again used my Hexagon shaped cake circles as a guide when coating the outside with buttercream.
- Once chilled I covered in Fondant
- Airbrushed with Bronze color.
- The pearls are made with First Impression Pearl molds and of course there are cameo silicon molds you can find in plenty such as this.
Love to know what you think of this cake and if the little information I share with you is helpful. Feel Fee to ask any questions if you have in the comments below.