Golden Bloom Cake
A golden makeover turns an ordinary cake into a truly beautiful dessert.
Give a simple, store-bought cake your own Midas touch.”
- Plain white, frosted cake
- Wax paper
- Gold ribbon 2-3" wide
- Large white fresh flowers (peonies are ideal)
- Food-safe or non-toxic gold paint
- Gold sugar sprinkles
- Artist paint brush
Bake your favorite cake recipe at home, or pre-order a simple white cake from your local store or bakery.
Paint the edge of flower petals using artist brush and gold paint.
Place flowers back in vase and allow to dry completely.
Sprinkle top of cake with gold sugar.
Cut strips of wax paper the same width as your ribbon.
Wrap the bottom edge of cake with wax paper strip. (This prevents frosting from seeping through and staining the ribbon.)
Put ribbon over paper strip and trim to size, allowing it to overlap just a bit. Secure ribbon to itself with double-stick tape.
Trim stems on flowers and arrange on cake.
Tip: Turbinado sugar is a great replacement if you can't find gold sugar sprinkles.