Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Monogram Wedding at the Grandview

This past weekend, we drove this little 4 tiered wedding cake up Lookout Mountain and delivered it to the Grand View Hotel. It is such a beautiful location with the most amazing view.

This cake was fairly simple, all buttercream, with swiss dots, gumpaste calla lillies, and a ribbon border.  For the monogram, I broke out my new Cricut Cake machine and cut them out of modeling chocolate.  Technically, it was made using candy melts (so they would be bright white), so I guess you would call that candy clay.

I took a couple of shots of this cake as I was cooling off the cakemobile, but it was SO bright out that it caused some bad shadows on my pictures.  I'm still semi-happy with them though.

As always, thanks for stopping by and have a great week.  Pop back in on Friday to see the groom's cake that accompanied this cake!

8 comments:

  1. Each tier of the cake is so perfect! Very elegant!

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  2. Love it!!! So simple and elegant, great job!

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  3. Another wonderful creation.

    Cheers!

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  4. Beautiful! Don't you just love that Cricut Cake!

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  5. It's a very beautiful cake! I love that you buttercream doesn't melt at all in the sun and so so beautiful! Decorator's Icing?

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  6. Oh Faithy, my buttercream does melt! These outside photo shoots are very quick and then the cake goes back into the extra cold fridge. I use a French buttercream for most of my cakes. It has eggs, sugar syrup and ALL butter. I added some white liquid color to this cake to counter act the ivory color of my icing. I love the taste, not too sweet and melts in your mouth!

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  7. Wow! That monogram wedding cake is really beautiful and unique. Also, it's mouth watering. Thanks for sharing this post to us.

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