I made this cake a few weeks ago, for a wedding at the gorgeous Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington, CT.
My take is very similar… But, I tried to keep the ruffles a little thinner, so they would look like fabric or flower petals pealing away from the cake.
I loved the fashion flowers on the original cake, so I styled my own after them. The centers are just balls of gumpaste, on wire, coated with copper and gold disco dust. I used a peony cutter and left the petals un-textured, and fairly un-ruffled to give a nice contrast to the pleated and folding fondant on the cake. They almost look like paper flowers!
So pretty and romantic! I brought the ruffles up over the edge of each cake, so it looks like one piece, with out any seems.
The cake was set up on a rustic wine barrel, and later had some fresh flowers arranged at the base. So beautiful, this cake was definitely one of my favorites from the season!
I am making a list of ideas for my next video tutorials… if anyone would like to see a demonstration of the technique I used, leave a comment below!
Happy Caking 🙂