Fancy, elaborate cakes certainly wow but sometimes simple is best which is why we have found these 6 simple yet beautiful cake decorating techniques. Today’s cakes are all about looking simple and delicious making them perfect for any celebration, birthdays, baby showers, dinner parties, even weddings! All of these 6 simple yet beautiful cake decorating techniques are easy to nail with just a little practice. So get baking and create your own simple yet beautiful cakes.
6 Simple Yet Beautiful Cake Decorating Techniques
1. Naked Cake
Naked cakes are cakes with zero to minimal frosting on the outside which exposes the cake layers and filling. Often decorated in flowers or fruit adding a natural rustic look easily to cakes. We love the simplicity of this berry naked cake! Click here to get the full tutorial.
2. Homemade Confetti Cake
The confetti on this cake has been made from fondant. Cover your cake in buttercream icing then sprinkle over your homemade confetti. This is a simply decorated cake that will suit young and old. Follow this link to read the tutorial.
3. Swirled Rose Cake
Keep a cake simple by repeating the same frosted design. We love how simple buttercream roses are to make and how quick it is to decorate a cake like this one! Click here to read the detailed tutorial.
4. Watercolor Cake
This watercolor cake is the perfect cake to make for artists, rainbow birthday parties and pretty much everyone else! It is so simple to swap out the colors to suit any theme! Head over to Sugar & Cloth to find out more.
5. Chocolate Drip Cake
This is an amazing video tutorial that shows exactly how to make this drool-worthy chocolate caramel drip cake. Head over to Cupcake Savy to watch more of their cake videos.
6. Ombre Petal Cake
The ombre petal cake is a shining example of a simple yet beautiful cake. The fine buttercream detail is made from piping on dots and then flattening with the back of a spoon or spatula. Click here to read the full tutorial.