Peony Buttercream Flower Wreath Cake

Learn how to pipe peonies and arrange them in a wreath on top of a cake. Vanessa from Cake Style shows you step-by-step how to pipe a full peony, buds, and leaves, including her precise formula for coloring the buttercream.

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Learn how to create gorgeous peony flowers in buttercream. We love making pretty floral cakes, and this cake was made for my Mum's birthday.

Materials
* 7" round smooth buttercream cake (smooth buttercream - youtu.be/BXm6wc7xSz8)
* Sweet Buttercream - youtu.be/D64OhiUe4f4
- 2lb 2oz (1kg) Sugarflair Eucalyptus
- 10.5oz (300g) light shade buttercream (1 part Sugarflair Claret and 1 part Sugarflair Dusty Pink/Wine)
- 10.5oz (300g) darker shade buttercream (1 part Sugarflair Claret and 1 part Sugarflair Dusty Pink/Wine)
- 7oz (200g) green buttercream (Americolor Sugarflair 3 parts Spruce Green and 1 part Sugarflair Eucalyptus)
* 4 Piping bags
* 3 couplers
* Piping tips No. 104, 125
* Flower nail
* Turntable
* Cookie sheets
* Parchment paper squares

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Thank you for a lovely tutorial.  I especially liked the tip about reserving some of the base buttercream to make a circle of fresh buttercream to add height and let the flowers adhere to the cake.


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