Monday, February 9, 2015

Not All Wedding Cakes Look the Same

It has flowers and lace just like a traditional wedding few skulls.  Each couple has their own way of celebrating their special day and I'm flattered that I was asked to make this unique wedding cake.  I wish them a wonderful, long, happy life together!

This two tier cake is chocolate and vanilla with buttercream, covered in marshmallow fondant.  The skulls are hand painted fondant.  The flowers are a mix of fondant and gumpaste.  The lace is hand piped with royal icing.  To achieve the dark black color on the roses and hat, I painted them with black food coloring after drying.  Parts of the cake are also brushed with bronze luster dust.
Painting the Skulls

Update: Coordinating cookies were made for the reception held at a later date.  You can see more here.


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  2. Hello Sarah my best friend has asked me to recreate your wedding cake for her. What template did u use for the skull please as having trouble finding a similar one many thanks

    1. Unfortunately, I didn't save my reference photos. I used a few different photos for ideas and then hand painted the skulls on fondant.

  3. If I were to want this cake shipped can u do that and in purple vs red?

  4. If I wanted this cake shipped how long would it take to get here and how much would it cost? Im getting married and would love to have this as my wedding cake.
    Thank you in advance.