It was my birthday and I was desperate to make a cake but I didn’t have much time to do it so I thought I would try a cherry blossom cake.
I got my inspiration from this picture:
…however I downloaded the pic and can’t find where it came from so sorry but I have no idea about the source. 😦
I made the flowers in advance so they would dry hard for when I decorated the cake. I used Wilton gum paste (love)! and coloured it different shades of pink. However, they didn’t all cup as well as I wanted them to as I didn’t have anything to rest them in and I balled them on a thin blue piece of foam rather than a thick sponge which I believe is much better for these flowers.
I piped yellow royal for their centres (even the tiny ones!) and attached them to the cake with white royal.
I used pettinice fondant (chocolate and white, coloured with Americolor Leaf Green) for the icing.
I used Windsor Clikstix for the letters – they are so easy I love them! Just have to roll the past super super thin (so it is transparent almost!)
The cake was just a simple two layer chocolate cake inside and the border was just piped royal.
This is probably my favourite cake so far!