Making Mini Wedding Cakes Big!

I recently had the opportunity to work with a bride who had fallen in love with the Monique Lhuillier inspired mini-cakes featured in The Knot’s spring 2011 issue.  There was just one little catch – she wanted them made big enough to feed 100+ guests!


Close up of the original mini-cakes:


And here are the replicas made a lot bigger!


It took a little bit of math to figure out how much cake would be needed in order to replicate these five lil’ cakes into their larger counterparts & a little bit of carpentry to make a few custom cake stands, but I have to say, I think I like the larger versions a bit better!

All five cakes, delivered to the Garden City Country Club in Garden City, LI,  were vanilla cake, filled & frosted in vanilla moussaline buttercream, and decorated in a combination of gum paste & fondant.

Here’s a quick shot I got to showcase the size difference before heading out for delivery.

And lastly, here are close ups of the individual cakes.




3 responses to “Making Mini Wedding Cakes Big!

  1. Gorgeous! Nicely done!

  2. Pingback: Spring 2012 Press! | SweetElement

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