May is here and that means summer is just around the corner. Much to our dismay, it has been raining here for the last two weeks, almost daily. In an effort to forget about the looming clouds, we’re spending the day basking in the beauty of some colorful cakes. With everything from vibrant sun-drenched hues to mellow sunsets, these cakes are a ray of sunshine. Let’s take a look at these 10 Brilliant Yellow Cakes.
Sporting the color of fresh pineapple and a pink flamingo as the star, this retro design by Tiffany MacIsaac, owner of Buttercream Bakeshop, screams summer fun! (Photography by Madison Short Photography)
Perfectly placed white triangles get a light dusting of yolky yellow in this delicate design by Janelle Dedini, co-owner of Cake Ink. (Photography by Sotiria McDonald)
Stylized sugar spider mums and billy balls really pop against the earthy yellow in this warm design by Paloma Efron, owner of Coco Paloma Desserts. (Photography by Cory Ryan)
Inspired by a piece of broderie anglaise, this elegant design by Zoe Clark, owner of Zoe Clark Cakes, features cut-out holes revealing soft pops of yellow surrounded by textured gumpaste appliqués. (from Elegant Lace Cakes by David and Charles Publishing)
Inspired by a Rothko painting, this bold design by Allison Kelleher of AK Cake Design includes saturated tones of yellow and saffron that literally seem to glow. (Photography by Lara Ferroni)
This single tier buttercream cake by Liz Shim, owner of Eat Cake Be Merry is more than cheerful with its soft golden glow, gorgeous buttercream roses and billy balls . (Photography by Liz Shim)
He loves me, he loves me not. Inspired by the childhood game, this lovable daisy patterned cake by Erin Gardner is finished with a yellow fondant bow and cluster of sugar daisies. (Photography by Mark Davidson)
Soft yellow meets shades of purple in this towering ombre beauty by Asma of Sugared Saffron.
Refreshingly bright and vivid, these lemon slices add a pop of fun to a summery cake by Miso Bakes. Hop back to find the tutorial here. (Photography by Miso Bakes)
Swirls of yellow fade to white in this ultra cheery cake by Jana Richardson, owner of Jana’s Creative Cakes. (Photography by Lavender & Twine)
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Jeannette Ocasio Higgins says
What is the best flower to make Dominican cake ?
Carrie Sellman says
While I believe most Dominican cake recipes call for all-purpose flour, a cake flour might give you nice results as well. Our article comparing flours might be come in handy for you – you can find it HERE.