Monday, February 20, 2012

Button Cake Version 2.

The most popular post and cake on my blog is the Cute as a Button cake I created a few years back. Well, I've always wanted to recreated it as it was one of my first cakes out of culinary school and my skills were quite limited back then.

Earlier this month, I had the perfect opportunity to recreate it for a friend's daughter who turned 1!

I stuck to the ombre trend and gave the cake ruffles for a more feminine and cute appeal.

To learn how to make the vintage doily, please visit my post on Half Baked.

I've been getting quite a lot of emails regarding the buttons. I don't use a mold (I don't really favor them in general as I think they limit one's creativity). I use any shaped cutter I want and punch the holes out with a piping tip! Here's a brief picture tutorial!

Extremely simple! 

Happy button making! : ) If you do recreate this cake, please tag me on Facebook! I'd love to take a look at your button cakes! 


  1. Good Afternoon Miso,

    Are the buttons and top plaque fondant or gum paste?

    Thank you,