I was commissioned to make a baby shower cake over the weekend. I wanted to do something different and special for the mom to be, I also wanted to try something that I’ve never done before.
I decided to do a belly cake, I’ve personally never seen one at a baby shower before and it was something different…not the general two tier cake you normally see.
What I used:
Small Pyrex bowl
Large Pyrex bowl
6-inch cake pan
10-inch cake pan
I baked four cakes, two in the Pyrex bowls and two in the cake pans. The ones in the cake pans were used to add some height and servings to the cake.
The cake is vanilla with buttercream frosting and red velvet with cream cheese frosting.
Here are some pics:
This is the cake with the crumb coat before the fondant goes on.
This is the bottom half of the dress.
Adding the top half
When I started the cake, I really wasn’t sure what design I was going to do. I knew what colours I was going to use but for the most part I just freestyled the design.
After cutting and cleaning up the corners, I did cut outs with the small blossom flower cutter. I was originally going to do a straight border but decided on this instead.
The end result!
For the flower I used heart-shaped cutters and them shaped them.