'My Heart Aches for You' - Spanish Garden Cake

Daily Top 3 - May 24, 2015

The ‪#‎RoyalHorticulturalSociety‪#‎ChelseaFlowerShow‬ inspired, Garden’s of the World is an international cake collaboration featuring 26 outstanding artists celebrating the beauty of French, Italian, English, Spanish and Japanese Gardens. Chelseaflowershow2015 RHS Chelsea Flower Show


My piece was inspired by Spanish gardens. I thoroughly enjoyed every step of making this!
I knew from the start I wanted floor tiles to be one of the main features, along with water and a statue. Making flowers out of sugar is not my strongest point, but I wanted there to be a flower link somewhere. When I was doing my research I found out that when Spain’s national flower, the Red Carnation is given it represents someone saying ‘My Heart Aches for You’. These words are what you see written in Spanish on the front of my fountain.
I used a mixture of mediums to create this piece including; modelling chocolate, isomalt, piping gel and fondant. All the elements on my cake are hand painted, including all the individually hand cut tiles.

I hope you love this as much as I do!

Thanks, Amanda xxx

Supplies: satin ice modelling tools modeling chocolate petal dust isomalt piping gel

Tools: paint brushes sculpting tools craft knife ruler

Tags: collaboration gardens of the world spain spanish garden hand painted hand sculpted statue fountain water isomalt modelling

Amanda, Baked4U x


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Anka ...


Rebekah Naomi Cake Design ...


Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen) ...

Love love love it! Amazing piece!

Lotties Cakes & Slices ...

Simply beautiful.

BISCÜIT Mexico ...

fabulous!! Ü

CakeHeaven by Marlene ...

This is really fabulous!!!! The statue is amazing!!!

miettes ...

Amazing <3

Butterfly Cakes and Bakes ...

Just stunning. I could be in a Spamish courtyard right now. Where’s that sangria??

Goreti ...


The hobby baker ...

So stunning x

AWG Hobby Cakes ...

Love it so much

Agatha Rogowska ( Cakefield Avenue) ...

Incredible <3

Elli Warren ...

Incredible!!! Just stunning and perfect!!! :-) x

Baked4U ...

Gosh thanks so much everyone! xxxxxxxx

Cake-D-Licious ...

Pure genius x

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