Mother’s Day Mini Cakes

May 4th, 2011 by Stephanie Ferrini

I have an amazing Mom. She went to all of my school plays, helped move me every year of college, and continues to support me in every aspect of my life. When you are truly blessed with family like this, you have to show them how much you care.

If most of the time it’s Mom who does the baking, this Mother’s Day switch it up and bake her a treat. These mini cakes will not only impress your Mom, but she will know you took the time to make something just for her.

Mother’s Day Sun-Seeking Blossoms

In advance, make the Apple Blossoms using the Royal Icing Mix or use our Royal Icing recipe. You can make beautiful flowers using Flower Nail Templates and a Flower Nail.

Use decorating tip #104 for the petals and tip #1 for the five dots in the center. You can use whatever colors you like; I chose to make purple and pink flowers using the Violet icing color and the Rose icing color. Use parchment paper over the template when creating the flowers, then allow the flowers to dry completely.

Cutting Cake into Circles To begin, bake a standard 9 x 13 quarter sheet cake. After it has cooled, take the largest cutter from the Round Cut-Outs™ and cut mini cakes. Helpful hint: use the leftover cake scraps to make cake pops!

Use White Decorator Icing to cover the mini cakes. To make a bottom border, cut a 1/4 inch strip of Pastel Green Fondant with the Fondant Cutter and wrap around the base of your cakes. Pipe stems and leaves with tip #3 and attach to your Apple Blossoms.

Stephanie and Mom Just like that, you have a delicious treat to share with your Mom. I hope you and your family have a Happy Mother’s Day!

Learn to make the Apple Blossoms and other beautiful flowers in the Flowers and Cake Design Class. For more decorating inspiration, please browse our Mother’s Day section.

Stephanie Ferrini Stephanie is a Wilton Customer Service Key Account Rep. Her love for baking began at an early age and she has enjoyed learning more about baking and cake decorating since she started working at Wilton in 2010. She is also currently a culinary student. When she is not baking for her friends and family, she spends her free time with her dog, Checkers.

5 Replies

  1. Chandra says:

    These look like the perfect treat to share with Coffee with Mom!! Thanks Stephanie for a great and fun idea!!

  2. Sol says:

    I love it! This is a great idea to try! simple, nice and sweet!

  3. lillie says:

    awesome! thanks for sharing!

  4. Yoshiko says:

    These look so nice!!! I love it very much! I’m gonna make some for my mom!!! Thanks for sharing.

  5. Sarah says:

    I luv these! I’ve been looking for a way to make mini cakes! Thanks!!

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