Wedding Cakes: Hannah and Anthin

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This weekend my good friend Hannah married the love of her life. I had the absolute honour and pleasure of baking a couple of cakes for their dessert selection. It was also a little nerve-wracking as the order was for two 30cm (12″) cakes, the largest I’ve ever done!

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The first was a simple vanilla cake with cream cheese frosting. I quadrupled a Women’s Day recipe and made a triple batch of frosting for the cake. The roses were piped on using a size 1M star tip.

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The second cake was a red velvet cake. I doubled this Donna Hay recipe and used store-bought Betty Crocker frosting to save time. This cake proved more finicky than the rose cake as the cake was drier and collapsed a little; and my smooth icing skills aren’t so great.

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A tip for large cakes which I was given by Anthin’s mum is to wrap a wet tea towel in tin foil and paperclip it to the outside of the cake tin; this insulates the outside and helps stop the cake from becoming too dry on the outside.

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The wedding itself was beautiful and lots of fun with good friends. So blessed to have such amazing friends!

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4 thoughts on “Wedding Cakes: Hannah and Anthin

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