Dutch Garden

Dutch Garden

I normally don’t make a lot of sugar flowers but I set myself a challenge for this cake. Many hours were spent at my table creating these lovely blooms for a Dutch lady celebrating her 80th birthday. They left the design up to me so I also went a step further to create the wheelbarrow with the help of my hubby making the base frame. This consisted only of the two handles and a small pin with the flat cake board attached. I carved the cake to create the barrow shape and made the wheel. Then covered everything in fondant. Using modelling tools I created the timber look and dusted it with petal dust. They wanted her name and a windmill too so I created a sort of logo that I painted on the side. The baseboard was also covered in fondant to create a slate effect which also took a while ….as the board was 24"! I didn’t really want to part with this one as it looked so pretty…..but they were so happy…..so it was all worth it.


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Comments

I love everything about this cake! The wheelbarrow is very realistic and the flowers are fabulous!!!

wow stunning, your slate board is fab. I bet the recipient was delighted to receive this x

ellie's elegant cakery

Wow!!! Spectacular!!!!!!!! That´s gorgeous!

SweetKOKEKO

So gorgeous Marianne. Perfection x

Sweet-E

they are just beautiful!!

kleiza rojas fitzgerald