Photographed and styled by Gerard + Belevender
MILK + HONEY
Inspired by fellow bakers Bayou Saint Cake and Crybaby Cakes, as well as the squiggle and over-piped cake trend, Milk + Honey’s cake pair features varied buttercream piping and tossed sprinkles. Lemon cakes with mixed berry jam, lemon curd, and vanilla bean Swiss meringue buttercream, approximately $700 for pair of cakes, milkandhoneymakes.com.
BELLA E DOLCE CAKES
An architectural design with triangular fondant pleats, classic white sugar roses with a runaway vine, and an airbrushed pearl sheen adorn BELLA e DOLCE Cakes’ geometric confections. Lemon rosemary cake with blueberry and raspberry buttercream fillings, $685 two-tier cake and $210 single tier cake, bellaedolcecakes.com.
Venla’s Cakes created a pair of kitschy, retro cakes inspired by classic cake design and sweetheart style, complete with over-piped buttercream frosting and royal icing drop-style piping. Lavender blackberry cake and lavender lemon cake with lavender simple syrup, blackberry jam, and vanilla Swiss buttercream, $140 6-inch heart cutting cake and $375 two-tier heart cake, at venlasdetroit.com.
The sculpted rice paper on fondant with a brushing of white pearl luster dust on Sweet Bree’s twin cakes evoke the romance of a veil blowing in a breeze. Champagne cake with fresh raspberry filling and mocha cake with salted caramel filling, starting at $6.50 per serving, ilovesweetbrees.com