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1 May 2012

{The Pink Week} Miette inspired mini-cake

When I first saw the cover of the Miette Book in a blog's review, I knew I had to make a cake like this ! It is so simple and yet so beautiful. I totally love the colour combination of the dark chocolate cake and the soft pink icing. No need for many decorations here, I think the single rose is such a statement.

I don't have this book, so I just used my usual recipes and my favourite piping tip.
I made a mini (6") chocolate mud cake and prepared some vanilla cream cheese icing that I coloured soft pink.
Here are a few pics taken while I assembled the cake: 

Bake a round cake, trim the top crust and slice the remaining cake horizontally  in 3 equal layers.
Pipe some buttercream on the bottom layer making sure the outside swirl is neat (it will be visible)
Add another layer and repeat the piping.
Add the final layer and pipe the rest of the buttercream, forming a slight dome in the centre.
Use a palette knife to smooth the cream on the top layer, leaving only the outside swirl.
Place a sugarpaste rose at the top.

More info about the piping tip I used and How to make a sugarpaste rose in yesterday's post.

Did you miss yesterday's cupcakes ? Find them here


  1. Hola soy mayte, y mi blog es dulcemayte pasate que tengo un regalito para ti me gusta mucho tu trabajo, felicidades

  2. WOW. This is one gorgeous cake! :)

    Visiting from

  3. Your cake is beautiful. I'm alway s amazed by the roses. Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays.

  4. Perfect! I love your pretty little cake. I found you through the Celebrations at Home "Link Party".

    Amy R.
    {plain & fancy living}
    twitter: pfliving

  5. So beautiful. I have the Miette cookbook and I highly recommend it.


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