The Berry Basket Cake
What could look fresher than a berry-topped cake decorated with intertwined basketweave and rope borders? This intricate look will impress every guest, but the technique is easy to master with a little practice.
Makes: Cake serves 12.
The Berry Basket Cake is rated out of 5 by 9.
Rated 4 out of 5 by GrannysSweeties670 from This makes a wonderful presentation! I brought it to a family gathering 2 weekends ago and it was a big hit. I incorporated this cake along with Nancy Siler's BCD cake of Show 706. I used Nancy's recipes for cake & filling but made is square as in the Berry Basket Cake. I filled with strawberries, a few blueberries and made a few white fondant daisies. I rated this a somewhat difficult as I don't have a straight hand & I'm a perfectionist. But was very pleased with end result!I've taken all the Wilton courses, and have just found BCD on my public TV. Nancy's has gotten me into trying new ideas again - - my family & people at work are loving it.
Date published: 2011-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sue M from The basket weave cake looks so nice when it's done. Everyone at the party commented on how much it looked like an actual basket weave on a basket. Also, it's a great cake to bring along this summer with the fresh fruit on top. Great for a Memorial Day or 4th of July celebration.
Date published: 2011-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by ktrevisani from I made this cake for easter, and everyone raved over it. First they could not believe that I had made it, and them the combo of the berries, cake and icing was auewsome. I used a butter yellow cake mix, the wilton standarized whip cream icing and the combo of berries was strawberry, blackberry, blueberry. It tasted soooo good. I would make this cake again in a heart beat. I might but a varity of flowers on the cake instead of berries. The cost of the cake went up with the use of berries. I also might try the frozen berries and let them thaw out and dry them prior to use.
Date published: 2011-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by nnormi2007 from Practice the basket weave prior if you have not done it. Loved the cake and the look of it. My client was over the moon with their cake for a summer combined birthday party.
Date published: 2011-05-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by GWaltz from I made this cake for my daughters birthday and everyone LOVED it! I did make one small change to the cake - since she doesnt like a lot of fruit - I added diced up Reece's cups to the top as well and it turned out fabulous! I also tried the revers shell border on top and it looked great with the rest of the design! I will definitely make this cake again!
Date published: 2011-05-12