Damask peony cake

This cake is a 2-tiered chocolate and vanilla cake with swiss meringue buttercream. It was made for a grand opening party at a local salon and spa. Bottom tier was pained with silver dust and dark purple royal icing applied via a stencil. Second tier was covered in purple and dusted with petal dust for a more “velvet” appearance. The signage on the second tier was modeled after the business logo. Cake was topped with an off-centered purple peony. Cake accompanied 60 cupcakes on a stand my wonderful husband made me last night. :)

Rachel, Fondant Flinger New Orleans, LA www.facebook.com/fondantflinger

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Crystal ...

So beautiful!!

Rachel Skvaril ...

Thank you, Crystal! I really loved this cake!

Suanne ...

Gorgoues, and I love that stand, too!

dazzleliciouscakes ...

wow, i love your cakes, beautiful. i want to make one with the flower on top of this cake, can you give me any advice please? x

Rachel Skvaril ...

My flowers have a looong way to go but I got the cutter set for this peony from Colette’s cakes and it came with instructions. There are also some video tutorials on making this flower on youtube.

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