The intricate scrolls on this cake by Wendy Kromer recall those used in calligraphic ornaments. Adapted from clip-art books, they, along with the monograms on the middle tier, were traced in royal icing and attached with more icing.
Ring-Inspired Wedding Cake - New York City baker Mark Joseph uses an abundance of precisely applied sugar-paste rings to create a stylish, mod-inspired pattern. A base of unexpected yellow makes the rings pop and completes the fresh, contemporary effect.
Meringue Bouquet Cake - Any cake frosted in buttercream can be decorated with crisp meringue flowers in shades of white. The finished flowers, which are easy to cut through, add a delicious crunch to each slice.
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Mini Fudge Cakes - Delight guests with their own tiered "cake." For these fudge treats, which can be made with white or dark chocolate, cookie cutters form bite-size layers. Pink sanding sugar serves as icing, and paper doilies enhance the dainty display.
Applique Wedding Cake Techniques used by dressmakers to turn fabric into flowers inspired this sophisticated cake. A combination of fondant and white chocolate both envelops the cake and decorates it. Prim buttercream dots frame the designs.
This majestic tower employs dainty edible sweet peas, which weave up the tiers of the fondant-covered cake. Fondant is also wrapped in green ridges around the base of each layer to interpret the orchids' verdant striations.