I first spotted this wonderfully frilly number on marthastewart.com and I thought that it looked like a good place to start on my baking adventure. I wanted a challenge. And as I've never made a Swiss meringue buttercream before or used a piping bag, I figured that this was as tricky as it gets for a cake decorating novice.
After doing little more research online, I discovered the
I just loved her version the Buttercream Ruffle Cake and
I adored the contrast of her Rich and Dark Chocolate Cake
against the pretty peachy pink buttercream.
So I decided to give it a go!
Thanks Sweetapolita for the endless inspiration!
The final result is far from perfect but for my first attempt I have to admit that I'm feeling pretty proud!!