Lemon wedding cake

Lemon wedding cake

When my friend announced her engagement, I was thrilled - woo! Party!  I was then shocked - and honoured - to be asked to make her wedding cake.  She was already planning the flavour and style and two flavours she definitely wanted was lemon drizzle and chocolate. The months passed, but every so often I'd receive an image of a cake design she liked (good ol'Pinterest).  She'd settled on one design which had candied lemon up the side and finished with a lemon yellow buttercream.  The plan was to create a two-tier wedding cake with 48 cupcakes in similar flavours to the cake, plus 12 vegan and 12 gluten-free. The wedding cake The top tier of the cake (8-inch cake) consists of four layers of lemon drizzle filled and decorated with a mild lemon-flavoured cream cheese frosting. The bottom tier (12 inches) has three layers of chocolate sponge, filled and decorated with a white chocolate ganache.  The whole cake was then dusted with a fine coat of...
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