Strawberry Shortcake Birthday Cake

This cake was a collaboration between my mom and I. I made the cake and she made the decorations. I transported everything to the party venue and put the decorations on right before “cake time”.

strawberry shortcake birthday cake

The strawberries were made with fondant and turned out so cute! (Cake journal has a great tutorial on how to make gumpaste strawberries here.) The cake toppers were cookie pops (cookies on sticks). The icing was swiss meringue buttercream.

Such a fun cake to create. This was my first time stacking a cake like this. I used straws cut to size and stuck them inside the bottom layer to support the top layer.

We made this cake in February for a friend’s daughter’s fourth birthday.

2 Responses

  1. Heather
    Heather December 12, 2012 at 9:04 am |

    Beautiful!

  2. Auntie J
    Auntie J June 9, 2014 at 2:58 pm |

    What a beautiful cake! Very professional!

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