Over the past few weeks we've seen plenty of ways to do it wrong, so here are some sweet ways to do a shower cake right.
(As always, if you recognize a cake that's not credited please let me know.)
(By Cake Lady Cakes)
Hey, we haven't had one of these in while - so how about a mostly fondant-free Sweet?
Basket weave is a tricky technique, so to see this much of it (and done that consistently!) is super impressive. I also love the flowers, and the fact that the baker didn't feel the need to put a creepy baby doll in or on it. Heh
. (Yep, that's a little foreshadowing for my next shower post.)
Here's another mostly fondant-free beauty:
(Made by Megan Blackburn. See more of her stuff here)
Proof that you really can get buttercream that smooth! Oh, and those pink ruffles are fantastic. (Hey bakers, which tip do you use for those? Just a simple flat one?)
I pretty much love everything there is to love about this next one:
And this one:
This could very well be the most gravity-defying shower cake you'll ever see:
That's an engineering feat right there - and so many great details!
Which isn't to say that simple can't be gorgeous, of course:
And lastly, I thought this was a clever way to hide columns, in addition to being adorable:
(By Patisserie Ganache)
Ah, you just can't go wrong with buttons and bows. :)
Have a Sweet to nominate? E-mail it to me at Sunday Sweets [at] Cake Wrecks [dot] com!