I admit that I don’t stay on top of cake trends as much as I should. It is because I like to do things that are MY idea instead of copying what is trending on the internet. But, I can usually count on my customers to let me know what the trends are and to ask for one of them!! I learn them when I must for an order. Michelle emailed me telling me that her daughter Maile follows The Flour Shop on Instagram and asked if I could bake her a sprinkle cake for her 20th birthday.
Can you make a sprinkle cake?
Well the answer to that is yes. I have to learn what it is first, but I’m happy to give it a go. My husband is my social media manager and he said, “oh yes that’s when you cut the cake open and sprinkles come out of the cake.” Ok, that sounds fun. Sure thing!!
Making birthday cakes for kids is always so much fun! This cake started as a plan to be a sprinkle cake (a cake covered fully in rainbow sprinkles) but it soon evolved to include a rainbow cake topper. Even before being adorned with any other accents it is one of my favorites! It is like eating an dish of ice cream from a place that does a fantastic job with their rainbow sprinkles.
Ursula’s mother asked me for some type of cake topper, perhaps a unicorn or a pony or something else pretty? I started to look around on Etsy and quickly found Unicorn Cake Topper for unicorns along with one rainbow. Ursula’s big sister really liked the idea of the rainbow so we ran with that one. I was excited to make this rainbow. Sure, we could have ordered it, but the cake was scheduled for delivery 5 days from the day we made our plan. Plus, Ursula’s Mom thought it would be nice if I put my own artistic spin on the topper. This is one of my favorite things: working with some inspiration but not completely duplicating someone’s work.