Friday, May 21, 2010

Argyle Robot Grooms Cake

I made a groom's cake for an awesome couple last weekend.  They were both self-professed "computer geeks".  They wanted the groom's cake to match the wedding cake's colors.  They decided on retro circles and an argyle pattern.

For the argyle tier, I measured the height and width of my middle tier and then used Microsoft Powerpoint to make a custom harlequin diamond template.  I do this a lot, especially when I want a very precise fit.  For the "stripes", I wanted them to be very thin, and very unobtrusive.  I wound up cutting thin strips off of edible image paper and then painting them with silver luster dust.

But I almost forgot about the best part of this cake, and I had nothing to do with it!!  The bride and groom (the self-professed computer geeks) made their own wedding topper.  Didn't they do a great job? The french cuffs, the lacy bodice, it's all just so cute and wonderful.


  1. How adorable are those toppers. The cake is beautiful.

  2. Hie Jenniffer, all your cakes are extremely lovely. Thanks for dropping by my blog.

  3. The cake is amazing - perfect edges and I love how you did the argyle so precise. The couple did some great toppers too!

  4. Love this design, and the colors are perfect against that chocolate.

  5. Oh my gosh, those robots might be the cutest thing I have ever seen!


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