DIY Simple & Elegant Wedding Cake

For the “Do it Yourself” bride… this simple and elegant cake is quick and easy to make. The finished project is a 2-tier cake, that would be a beautiful feature for a dessert table. Or even just a gorgeous cutting cake for an intimate wedding.

This video is part of a DIY Wedding Projects Collaboration. Check out the other great videos:
Montreal Confections: http://youtu.be/81HcWlCQJX0
Julia M Usher: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJBGUiLnL8Y&feature=youtu.be
Sweet Ambs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cibTTS-6bHo&feature=youtu.be
Haniela’s: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hN74IZY3tOU
View the entire DIY Wedding Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLX98sAmndWt1MIIlH487FGkGJYJi7Hmq4

This project starts with iced, smooth buttercream cakes…
My Swiss Meringue Buttercream Recipe: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpNQj61ookU
My Tutorial for Smoothing Swiss Meringue Buttercream: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XK1Pec79tXc

Supplies:
6″ Round Cake (approximately 4″ tall)
8″ Round Cake (approximately 4″ tall)
Violet Gel Color (to tint icing): http://goo.gl/Y3e7kA
Dowels or Bubble Tea Straws (for support):http://goo.gl/xAqe4e
Scissors: http://goo.gl/VsGZ5Y
Wilton Sugar Sheets (1-White):http://goo.gl/3DsbAo
Exacto Knife: http://goo.gl/4SXYr5
Self Healing Mat (Optionsal): http://goo.gl/hIfPPM
Peony Template:http://goo.gl/T5vZJw
Paint Brush: http://goo.gl/b996cG
Fresh or Gumpaste Peony: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7YlcUxYbfU

Music In this Video, courtesy of Audionetwork.com:
“Love 2”
by Max Brodie
“Bring Me to Life”
Lincoln Grounds/ Michael Craig

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