Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Squiggly Wedding Cake

I have to admit when the bride first showed me a photo of (the cake that inspired) this cake, I didn't like it.  I'm a very orderly person and at first glance, the the piping on this cake is anything but orderly.

But I'm a big girl and a professional decorator, so I put on my big girl professional cake decorating pants and started piping (with a #1 tip).

If there's any way to pipe this thing orderly, I sure did it.  Droplets first, then then squiggles... I found a way to make order out of the chaos.  And the more I worked on it, the more it grew on me.  By the time I was finished, I was quite proud.

Is there a lesson to be learned from all of this?  Hmmm... we don't always get to do the cakes we want (or like) but you can always choose to have fun doing it and if you're lucky, wind up liking it in the process.


  1. Wonderful job. Seems like no challenge is too much for you. Cheers!

  2. it's beautiful!!! you did a great job. can't wait to see the bulldog cake

  3. Wow, that is one purrttyy cake!!!

  4. I can't believe you didn't like the design....I LOVE it. You did a superb job!

  5. it's beautiful and i too think you did great!

  6. Great attitude! And the cake is beautiful!

  7. OMG! a #1 tip? that must have taken so long! I can imagine the cramping in my hands after doing all that piping! What an awesome job! all your cakes look amazing!

  8. Very pretty. I love this. Any close-up picture? thanks.


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