{a piece of the past: cake + heirloom lace}

. . . perfectly enchanted by this delicately beautiful cake inspired by embroidered lace strewn with floral appliqués -- cake designer ron ben-israel created 25 different silicone molds, including roses, dahlias, and periwinkles, pressing sugar paste into each before applying them to the fondant to create a masterpiece of sugar and lace . . .

{image: photography by johnny miller for martha stewart weddings spring 2010}

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Blogger Gabby / Gypsy*Diaries said...

This is beutiful... I'd love to have a wedding cake ike that!:) xxx

March 25, 2010  
Blogger Irina said...

amazing, delicious!

March 25, 2010  
Blogger Poppies and Sunshine said...

Loved this section of fabric inspired wedding cakes in the spring issue. Must have issue that's for sure!

March 25, 2010  
Blogger Simone said...

I trust the baker has the real cake sans all this "lovely" in the kitchen at back waiting to be shared???

March 25, 2010  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

simone -- think you may have misunderstood -- this cake is "real" and can most definitely be shared -- it's not made of real lace, but of sugar :)

March 25, 2010  
Blogger Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

this is THE cake!

March 25, 2010  
Blogger Betty Gaeta said...

The cake is so pretty that I would not eat!
K x

March 25, 2010  
Blogger Anna/Quilted Giraffe said...

I loved that feature in MS Weddings!

March 25, 2010  
Blogger Simone said...

heehee I get it..but I could never eat such a beautiful thing..:)

March 25, 2010  
Blogger caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

oh my this is the most beautiful wedding cake I've ever seen!

March 25, 2010  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

simone -- oh goodness! apologies... difficult to tell sometimes in writing when someone is just kidding + yes, nearly too lovely to eat, although would certainly not pass up a slice :)


March 25, 2010  
Blogger Sarah Klassen said...

What a beautiful cake this is! Just stunning...the floral appliqués look so delicate.

Hope you're having a lovely week :)


March 25, 2010  
Blogger A.Co said...

Wow! That's gorgeous!

A.Co @ www.acoest1984.blogspot.com

March 25, 2010  
Blogger wishful nals said...

wow, beautiful! :)

March 25, 2010  
Anonymous Silvana said...


March 25, 2010  
Anonymous Super Burbs said...

This is officially my dream cake. Thanks for bringing it to reality!

March 25, 2010  
Anonymous Amanda - Lace and Tea said...

I bet it taste divine too. xo

March 25, 2010  
Blogger letterstobetsy said...

that cake is a work of art! Is it all able to be eaten? that is amazing!
Great post!

March 25, 2010  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This cake looks amazing! I want it for my wedding! Thanks for posting!

March 26, 2010  
Blogger Jaime @ La vie...J'aime said...

This is so beautiful- I wouldn't want to eat the cake!

March 26, 2010  
Blogger Jen of Made By Girl said...

WOW it's just as pretty as any wedding DRESS!! :)))

Jen Ramos

March 26, 2010  
Blogger Chic Coles said...

This is one of the most beautiful wedding cakes i've ever seen!

March 26, 2010  
Anonymous Erin said...

I think I am in cake love!!

March 29, 2010  
Blogger Mapiurka said...

so, so beautifull!

April 04, 2010  
Blogger Lindsay With An "A" said...

WOW! How beautiful! I am getting married in November, and my moms & aunts used to make Italian and French lace wedding dresses...so this cake would be perfect for me! Lovely!


April 19, 2010  
Blogger Emily said...

Beautiful.....just love the texture and detail that the lace adds!

I posted it here (linking back to your post): http://themed-dreams.tumblr.com/post/6702854292


June 19, 2011  

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