Buttercream Succulents Tutorial

We love this tutorial for buttercream succulents by Vanessa from Cake Style. Now you can have your succulents and eat them too.

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How cool is this concrete pot full of succulents? The best part, you can eat it!!

* 8" Ball pan cake - using our vanilla cupcake recipe (cakestyle.tv/vanilla-cupcakes-with-dark-chocolate-frosting/)
* Sweet Buttercream - youtu.be/D64OhiUe4f4
- Concrete grey 1lb 1oz (500g) Americolor Super Black
- Another 3lb 3oz (1.5kg) of various colours
~ Greens using Sugarflair Spruce Green, Sugarflair Eucalyptus, Americolor Forest Green, Americolor Leaf Green, Americolor Avocado
~ Yellow using Americolor Egg Yellow and Sugarflair Autumn Leaf
~ Copper using Sugarflair Autumn Leaf and Americolor Maroon
~ White using Americolor Whitener
* Piping bags
* couplers
* Piping tips No. 2, 21, 80 (Loyal brand),102, 104, 150, 199, 352, 4B, 1M
* Flower nail
* Cookie sheet
* Parchment paper squares
* 4" and 8" Round cake plates
* 10" Round cake board
* Pink chocolate rocks

Comments (4)


Nice job, you make it look easy. I like the way you flip the cake over to put the board (s) on it, and put a board on the top until you are ready to finish it. What do you think about putting cakes in the freezer before crumb coating? 


Hi Dear

Very nice work, i was wondering what is the measurement u used for this particular cake? can u please put the exact measurement. Thanks


Eeman Aloloum