Cake Design For A 60Th Birthday Cake

Decorating By MissCakeCrazy Updated 5 Jul 2011 , 8:29pm by MissCakeCrazy

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MissCakeCrazy Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 2:43pm
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I saw the above cake design and thought that is just the sort of thing I'd like to try out for my mothers 60th. I am planning to do 2 tiers stacked. How shall I plann this? Do I also pipe roses on the outer edge of the largest tier or do I leave it plain (If I do, they will have to be smaller roses as there isn't enough room). I am worried that doing buttercream all over the cake will be messy. Can I cover the sides with fondant and leave the top of the tiers for buttercream swirl roses? Your ideas will be greatly appreciated icon_smile.gif

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Jennifer353 Posted 4 Jul 2011 , 2:48pm
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Earlier today I saw this cake and what feels like hours later searching the forums I found it again!

Not sure if it is what you thought might look messy (I didnt quite understand your question) but I think it looks really good definitely could be messy if you need to transport it far though!


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MissCakeCrazy Posted 5 Jul 2011 , 8:29pm
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Thanks for your reply, lovely cake! What I meant was, will the buttercream run into the fondant sides and cause it to go soggy. It will probably be OK. I have now decided to do a number 6 and 0 cake with rosette piping. Will it be too difficult to fondant the sides?

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