To create a pièce de résistance worthy of the guest of honor, use a large fluted decorating trip to transform a frosted cake into a blushing bouquet. Pipe a series of equally proportioned rosettes around the base, and continue adding rows, overlapping each one slightly, until the sides and top are completely covered in petal-soft whorls of buttercream.
Text Melissa Lester
Photography Marcy Black Simpson
Styling Melissa Sturdivant Smith
Recipe Development and Food Rebecca Treadwell Spradling