I really should've shared this Beach & Flip Flops themed cake before it was Fall. But ya'll know I'm always way behind on sharing pictures and this one is no exception!
For Victoria's 10th birthday, she chose a beach themed party - complete with flip-flops, umbrella's and surf boards! I based my cake design off of the plates and napkins her mom sent me... You can find similar beach themed party supplies here.
I'm so sad to say that this cake was done in a 2-3 week period when my camera was in the shop. All photos were done with my phone or an old point & shoot camera. They're not great and it really bums me out, because the cake was super cute! It deserved better pictures... oh well.
I actually made the most adorable 3-D umbrella to go on top of the cake, but I couldn't make it work. I tried, and tried, and tried... but it kept falling, eventually tearing apart.
I wish I'd had the forethought to at least take a picture of it. But in the meantime, I had a flat umbrella made as a backup, thank goodness!
Oh, and here are the sides of the cake...
with a beach ball, big flip-flops and surfboards...
The cake pops were vanilla cake with vanilla frosting, dipped in white candy melts colored blue (with Wilton Candy Colors). I sprinkled white nonpariels and white sparkling sugar on them for decorations!
And that's it!!
Did I miss anything? If you have questions about how to make this cake or cake pops, please leave them in the comments!!
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