My most favourite wedding cake

31 08 2009

My favourite of all the cakes I have made is the one I made for my sister a couple of years ago. Since the cake was for my sister, I really wanted it to be a stunner. Her colour theme was a deep red, and she had native flowers for her bouquet.

I started with a fairly basic design….

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Then made hundreds (nope, that’s not an exaggeration) of sugar paste flowers…

blue gum leaves 1kangaroo paw 4filler flowers 1proteas 4red devil 2

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I went to the reception venue the day before the wedding to put it all together.

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I’m pretty sure my sister and her new husband really loved it. At least that’s what they told me! I’m pretty proud of it too, although I’m not in a hurry to make so many sugar flowers again for a cake.

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