I usually ADORE designing cakes around a specific theme or special days like Halloween or Christmas…
But, when it comes to 4th of July….have you noticed how almost ALL the cakes look the SAME???? :S
They are either covered in red, white and blue stars OR they have some type of bunting or banner that says USA.
Please don’t get me wrong… I have NOTHING against those designs. They are PATRIOTIC and PERFECT for 4th of July celebrations.
BUT, they are NOT unique…those designs have have been done to DEATH!
There is nothing about them that “POPS” out to me or makes me say: “OH WOW!”
For this year’s 4th of July celebrations, I wanted to make a patriotic cake BUT with an edge…
I used the red, white and blue colors of the American flag to INSPIRE the overall floral design of this cake.
I think it’s different but still reflects the 4th of July theme WITHOUT being so boring! 😀
What do you guys think? YAY or NAY?
It’s a 2 tiered cake.The bottom tier is 8×3 and the top tier is 6×6 (composed of two 6×3 cakes stacked on top of each other).
I wanted the flavors of this cake to be just as unique as the design 😉
So, for the bottom tier, I made a chocolate spinach cake covered in classic vanilla buttercream. Don’t frown… this cake is unbelievable! 😛 Soft and moist and no one can taste all that hidden spinach, including kids 😉