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How to make Rose Cakes

Posted on Dec 6, 2013 by in Frostings and Fillings, Tricks of the Trade, Wedding Cakes | 0 comments

How to make Rose Cakes- Tricks of the Trade


This cake is one of my favorites. It is so pretty and easy to do with a little practice. Its not meant to be perfect, in fact that is what I love about it!

I use a large 1M Wilton tip to make this large size “rose.” I lifted up between the swirls for the photos but it needs to be done all in one swoop, no stopping! The first swirl is to give that middle center, I pull straight up to give it a little base and then give it a tight whip around. (This is what I had to really practice, once this is second nature the rest is easy :) )
Once I have my center I continue around until I have the rose whatever size I need. To fill in the gaps on this anniversary cake I used a small 5 Wilton Tip to make little mini roses.

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