Last weekend we created a cake for a special Sweet Sixteen birthday. Such a milestone birthday definitely deserves a spectacular cake to mark the occasion. The birthday girl picked one of our favourites cakes ever – our Rainbow Butterfly Cake! I truly loved making this cake, it’s just such a pretty and happy cake and never fails to bring a smile to my face.
The cake is a riot of colour with hues from the whole rainbow spectrum! The butterflies are just so pretty with their delicate wings caught in mid-flutter as they rest on the cake. The whole cake is edible as the butterflies are made of vanilla flavoured rice-paper.
One bonus of having a two-tier cake is not only does it provide extra drama and height (and of course more yummy cake!), you can pick multiple flavours too! This particular cake had a bottom tier of red velvet cake with tangy lemon buttercream and a top tier of vanilla cake with with strawberry buttercream.
Here are a couple more pics of the cake. Enjoy!
Images via Enjoy! Bespoke Events.