Episode 601: Butterflies and Birds

We're adding a touch of the outdoors to your celebrations with cakes that feature butterflies, birds and the flowers they love! We show you how easy it is to make and butterflies look so real with chalked fondant, flowers with royal icing or fondant ….. and even throw in a yummy cake that fits the theme: Hummingbird Cake!

Projects

Butterflies Take Flight

Colorful fondant butterflies fly in and out of a field of cupped fondant flowers in multiple shades of pink on the side of this beautiful cake. It's the perfect centerpiece for a garden party, bridal shower, small wedding, or Mother's Day event.

Sweet Violets Hummingbird Cake

Richly colored violets are gathered at the top and bottom of this delicate looking cake. The cake itself is a traditional Hummingbird cake. Chock full of bananas and pineapple, it tastes as good as it looks!

Recipes

Hummingbird Cake

A Southern tradition, this cake is typically iced with Cream Cheese icing. If your preference is to decorate this cake, buttercream icing is equally delicious on this moist cake chock full of pineapple, banana and pecans.

The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.