When it comes to baking for my family on the weekends, I stay far away from cookies😂
I still love making cakes just for fun, so everyone gets their favorite cake on their birthday.
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This buttercream rose cake for my mom is a white layer cake filled with white chocolate pudding and raspberry jam and iced in vanilla buttercream. The pearls are Lindt white chocolate truffles dusted with white pearl dust (finally found a use for that leftover Christmas candy!).
Just like I did for my daughter’s birthday cake, I used Jell-O pudding for the filling. To add white chocolate flavor, I added a packet of white hot chocolate mix and about a 1/2 cup of chopped white candy melts.
I piped the roses with a Wilton petal tip 104 and used a large leaf tip for the leaves. The shell border is piped with a Wilton star tip 21.
Find my buttercream recipe here (make a double batch!): http://www.sweetambs.com/tutorial/vanilla-bean-buttercream-recipe-video/
I used this White Cake Recipe from Sugar Spun Run: https://sugarspunrun.com/the-best-white-cake-recipe/
Happy birthday, mom!