Just in case anyone wanted to make their own Hydrangea Cake, here a a couple quick tips to make it easier for you!
First, I baked my cake. I just did a regular white cake with the lemon curd filling and lemon frosting. (Seriously delish.. and perfect for spring or Mothers Day!)
I used 8in pans then carved around the edges to make my 'bouquet' shape.
You can also bake cake in round pyrex bowl or basketball cake pan or something round.
I then covered the cake in buttercream frosting and chilled it in the fridge.
For the flowers, I used the rest of my buttercream, making sure the consistency was on the thicker side. Pick the colors that you prefer, and create three of four variations for your petals.
Using a #104 tip with the small edge out, I just piped out four petals to each flower.
I think the actual hydrangea petals are a bit more flat, so if you can master the tip you can create a more realistic looking petal!
(This was my first time trying this flower... I am hoping to improve more for next time... I also want to make this cake in white and pale pink... cant you just see it???)
I started with one color in one section then made a bunch of flowers overlapping each other again and again.
Then went back in with another color and started adding more flowers. Anytime I saw a flower that I didnt think was good enough I just added a new one on top of it!
This is a really forgiving and easy technique... you really cant go wrong!
And when you are all done, you get this...
Hope you will try it.
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