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Button Wedding Cake

by Juliet Sear

Introduction
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Create this pretty, vintage wedding cake using sugarcraft moulds for quick and easy decorations.

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This wedding cake design was inspired by a bride’s beautiful Jenny Packham dress, embellished with pretty button and pearl detailing. The cake was personalised for the big day by incorporating elements of the dress design using little glazed sugar buttons that catch the eye. The fantastic Button mould from SK Great Impressions features seven buttons of different shapes and sizes. As with all moulds in the Great Impressions range, the Button mould is made from flexible silicone rubber approved for food contact.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  1. Covering the board
    How to cover a cake board with sugarpaste for a smooth finish
  2. Making Buttons
    How to make buttons from modelling paste using a sugarcraft mould
  3. Covering and Stacking the Cakes
    How to cover cakes with sugarpaste and stack a three-tier cake
  4. Decorating the Cake
    How to attach the button decorations to the cake with royal icing

Occasion: Wedding
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Featured in Summer 2009 issue

Project by Juliet Sear

Juliet Sear

author of Button Wedding Cake

Juliet Sear is the founder and owner of cake boutique Fancy Nancy, based in Leigh on Sea, Essex. She loves to make exciting, innovative and fresh cake and cookie designs that taste as good as they look.