2 tier birthday cake

Viola cake 1

This is the special 2 tier birthday cake that I made this weekend for my daughters 8th birthday party. A very small (4″ + 6″) cake with a replica of my daughters latest love, a dwarf hamster named Viola.

She is made out of gum paste and I think that she turned out really cute. My daughter was thrilled when she saw the cake.

Hydrangea gum paste flowers close up

I decorated the cake with pretty gum paste hydrangeas and some pink “fantasy” flowers and piped vines and leaves. I actually think that this design could work for a wedding cake or maybe a shabby tea party? -Without the little rodent on top of course 🙂

Viola cake

A close up of little Miss Viola.

Happy Caking



  1. Cassie says

    So adorable…..Great job….Wish I knew how to make such lovely cakes…Still in the learning process…


  2. RoseIraNatasha says

    Wow, It’s really amazing, so beautiful. How I wish you are in Malaysia, so that I can take up classes with you. Anyway I have learned a lot from all the tips that you have posted here.

    Thank you.

  3. dpotter says

    love it, sooooo cute, i recently got a 4″ tin too and did a 6 and 4 tiered cake, it was the cutest even before i decorated it, just got a 4″ ball tin now so cant wait to try it! well done again, if you get a chance id love a few more recipes from you, your banana cupcakes are a big hit…..

  4. says

    Son increibles todas las cosas que haces, me gustan todas.
    Te sigo desde hace tiempo, nunca te dejo comentarios porque no se si entenderas bien el espa;ol, y yo de ingles… regular jaja
    Tienes un blog que es una maravilla, felicidades!
    Un beso

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