This simple, yet elegant cake was made to celebrate a 40th birthday. If you’re ever in a pinch to do a pretty, elegant cake, but not a lot of time to fuss… this would be a perfect choice.
You could leave off the number (to save drying time), and just do flowers, or add an age or name flat on the cake.
You could change the colors and it would work for an anniversary, birthday, baby shower, bridal shower, or even for a wedding cake if you did more than one tier.
I made lots and lots of the flowers, in all three sizes from the set and then had them cascading up and over the cake. I piped in white flower centers with buttercream to make them pop!
I “glued” wires onto the backs of them and inserted them into straws to stand them up (just like I do with adding stars on wires).
And that’s that!
Did I miss any details? Do you have any questions about this cake? Please leave them in the comments and I’ll do my best to answer and help out!
And one last thing before I wrap this up… would you do me a quick favor? Would you hop over to Sweetopia and vote for my cake? If I get the most votes (ends June 28 at 9pm EST), I win an awesome Cake Ball Roller and I’d love to win!! Thank you SO much!! xoxo
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