The buttercream petal cake design has been out for a while, but it is still a very popular cake design. I like it because it looks great by itself or with decorations on top. I was asked to make a simple fishing cake for a birthday, so I went with the buttercream petals to give the cake more detail and the petals sort of resemble waves. Sort of?
The buttercream petal cake may look super complicated to accomplish, but it’s really not. You will see how easy it is to do in this tutorial.
What you will need.
- A freshly frosted buttercream cake.
- Colored buttercream of your choice.
- A piping bag and a Wilton 1A pipng tip.
- A cake spatula.
Now that you have all of your supplies ready, starting from the bottom of your cake make a vertical row of evenly sized dots of buttercream.
Now taking your cake spatula, start in the middle of the piped dot of buttercream and spread out the buttercream to the side.
Repeat on every dot of piped buttercream.
Add your next row of buttercream dots and keep going until the whole cake is covered.
And now you have your simple buttercream petal cake!
You can leave it plain, add a simple topper, or add fondant to the top like I did with this fishing birthday cake.
It makes a super cute celebration cake that takes no time to make! Let me know if you make this cake for the first time and how it goes! Be sure to tag me in your pictures at @Faith.Love.Chocolate on Instagram!