Cherry Blossom cake

Visiting Japan during the cherry blossom season “Sakura” is definitely on my bucket list 🙂

Until such time I’ll enjoy the cherry trees in my area and look at wonderful photographs. Last year the truly beautiful photograph “Spring Dream” by Sue Hsu inspired me to this cake. It’s the first time I tried painting on a cake, too. As I didn’t know how long I would need to paint I used old fondant and a cake dummy.

Photo copyright: Sue Hsu http://www.boredpanda.com/bird-photography-sue-hsu/

I treated myself to the fantastic book “The Painted Cake” by Natascha Collins. If you want to learn how to paint on cakes then I can really recommend this book.