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Yellow Roses Cake

This is the first of four cake orders this weekend that I am doing.  I definitely won't be taking on this many orders in one weekend again.  Two orders is the most I should be doing to remain sane. Ha!  I did take yesterday as a vacation day and was able to get a lot done, but I still procrastinated; some things never change. Oh well!

The cake is for an 80th birthday party.  Both tiers and the 1/4 slab cake are all two layer lemon cake with lemon curd filling.  The top tier is 8" decorated with butter cream roses.  The bottom tier is 10" decorated with fondant and dragees.  The 1/4 slab was decorated in a similar fashion.  I used a quilting technique for the first time.  I found a great video on YouTube for a tutorial.  It turned out really well on the bottom tier.  On the 1/4 slab it was a little off on the sides.  Definitely should have done some more math to figure out all the measurements.


  1. I love the piped roses on the top tier - it's so effective. I bet they tasted lovely, I adore lemon curd as a filling in cakes!


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