Fresh and delicious are the best phrase to describe cake decoration which includes fruits. Among many cakes decorations, decorated a cake with fruits is surely a good idea for any occasion. There is no doubt that you can try it to make your birthday cake, wedding cake or daily cake looks perfectly fresh and beautiful. If you are interested in decorating a cake by using fresh fruits, here are some tips that you can follow to create such success fruit-topped cake decorating.
Cake Decoration Tips With Fruits On Top
The first thing that you should do when you are going to decorate a cake with fruits is by washing it well. Well, it is inevitable that you need to wash all the fruits you are going to use. After that, make sure that you dry it comprehensively since wet fruit may bleed into your cake frosting. The second thing you should consider when doing cake decoration with fruits is to make ganache or frosting base which can help the fruit to stick to. If you are using fondant or naked cake, you can attach the fruits by using a dab of buttercream, jam or piping gel.
Now, let’s continue to the next tips. As you are ready to arrange the fruits on top of your cake, you should think to add larger pieces first. In this case, you need to fill the arrangement based on the size order so that you can use tiny fruits like currants or blueberries to fill the gaps. Then, to make your fruits look even more unique, you should cut the fruits as creative as possible. For instance, you can cut circular fruit into wedges or halves. The last, you should seal it. Finish your cake decoration by piping jam or gel to make your work last longer.