The inspiration behind everything was this sweet, bold, simple fabric.

And one of my favorite things about it, besides the awesome unconventional colors, was that precious little bee.

If you will indulge me, I would just like to show you some pictures of the finished project.




Sugar Cookies with fondant base and traditional royal icing bees.


Vanilla cupcakes with vanilla frosting and traditional royal icing embellishment.


(me trying to be artsy fartsy)






This was such an fun challenge…

I cant wait to do more! 🙂

You can see more of this cake and the recipes and inspiration behind it over at Project Weddings!

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Meet Amanda Rettke

Amanda Rettke is the creator of I Am Baker, and the bestselling author of Surprise Inside Cakes: Amazing Cakes for Every Occasion – With a Little Something Extra Inside.Over the course of her 15+ year blogging adventure, she has been featured in and collaborated with the Food Network, New York Times, LA Times, Country Living Magazine, People Magazine, Epicurious, Brides, Romantic Homes, life:beautiful, Publishers Weekly, The Daily Mail, Star Tribune, The Globe and Mail, DailyCandy, YumSugar, The Knot, The Kitchn, and Parade, to name a few.

Reader Comments

  1. WOW….beautifully done. The cake is gorgeous…. and those bees…simply exquisite. Your attention to detail is just incredible. Thanks for all of the inspiration you give those around you:)

  2. Pardon me while pick my mouth up off the floor because it just totally dropped after seeing these! Those bees!!!!! That piping work!!!! That smooth icing!!! Those photos!!! I mean WOW.

  3. you are trying to be an artist ??? but YOU ARE AN ARTIST !! it’s just fantastic what you do 🙂 !

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