Beautiful Bouquets 2: Pink “Million Flower” buttercream ring wreath cake

pink million flower buttercream ring wreath cake tutorial | ffeabysawsen

We’ve reached the second buttercream flower cake of our series, a pink “million flower” domed ring wreath cake! In this video I show you how to make a domed ring wreath design from start to finish, using my buttercream and all natural beetroot powder to get all the shades of pink used. All the other details you’ll need are in the blog post below.  Enjoy!

 

Buttercream recipe:

Sawsen’s Egg Free Swiss buttercream (SEBC) recipe – vanilla, chocolate, caffe latte, maple syrup, strawberry milk, cream cheese flavours & more!

Sawsen’s Egg Free Swiss buttercream recipe pt 2 – NO protein powder versions

Piping tips:

Petal Tip 104

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Wilton No.102 Decorating Tip, Petal

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Wilton Decorating Tip, No.81 Curved Ribbon

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Colourings:

Watch my DIY food colours video for more details.

  • Pink: beetroot powder, mixed with a little hot water to make a paste.  Use varying amounts mixed into buttercream to get light peach-pink to deep pink results.  For very dark colours, use paste initially then add powder to darken, to prevent the extra liquid causing your buttercream to split (if slightly split mix in fresh uncoloured buttercream to save it).
  • Purple: blueberry powder or purple gel colour.
  • Green: Matcha powder
  • Yellow: turmeric powder.

Freeze Dried Blueberry Powder 120g

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Bulksupplements Pure Blueberry Extract Powder (100 grams)

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Beetroot Powder (Natural Food Colour) – 50g

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Starwest Botanicals Organic Beet Root Powder, 4 Ounces

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Instructions:

  1. Bake and ice a cake using a recipe of your choice.  If you don’t know how to ice cakes or need a recipe, follow the links below.

    Secrets of the perfect semi naked cake – start to finish


    http://ffeabysawsen.com/secrets-perfectly-smooth-buttercream-cake

  2. Prepare a batch of my buttercream, links above, and colour using natural or gel colours.  For natural colours, mix powders with a tiny bit of warm water until you get a thick paste before use.
  3. Divide the buttercream into piping bags fitted with the appropriate tips.
  4. Pipe large flowers such as rosebuds, chrysanthemum and blossoms onto parchment paper and freeze solid.
  5. Pipe a buttercream ring on top of the cake as shown, going over several times to add height.  Use a large round tip, a coupler without a tip or a large hole cut into your piping bag.  Note: this seems like a lot of buttercream, but it is still less on each slice than you would get on a cupcake with a tall swirl on top.  Once the cake is cut into slices this becomes obvious.
  6. Fill space by piping more flowers as shown in the video.
  7. Accentuate with buttercream leaves.

That should be all you need to know to make your own million flower ring cake 🙂  Thank you for watching and stay tuned for the next in the series, coming soon!

 

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