Fondant frills have been a huge design trend in cake decorating this year. An interesting variation that has emerged is the banded frill, creating the illusion of a pretty fabric effect in the cake design.
La Cupella Cake Boutique have created the exquisite wedding cake above. Wrapped in a lace effect banded frill, it features a delicate floral hand-painted panel surrounded by stitch detailing for a completely unique wedding cake design.
The simple elegance of white on white is highlighted in the ultra feminine banded frill cake design (below right) by Sweet Love Cake Couture, with an overlay white ruffles secured by a white ribbon and finished with a pearl heart.
Elaborately pleated frills create a spectacular bridal creation in the unique design by Zoe Clark of The Cake Parlour, below.
Botanical style florals accentuate the flounce of the frilled effects in the two designs below – one a simple and subtle banded frill design by Sweet Love Cake Couture (left) and a contrasting multi-frilled cake by Jessica Vu of Jessicake Art (right).
Emily Harmston Cakes’ fabric effect wedding cake design below encompasses banded frills and piped panelling for a beautiful and unique vintage wedding cake design.
Black and white with a pop of pink lends a Parisienne style to Zoe Clark’s banded frill cake design (below left), as featured in her book: Cake Decorating at Home.
On the right, soft pink anemones dress this pretty cake by Beautify Sugar with trailing ribbon and a bow accenting the beautiful banded frill.
The banded frill is a signature design element of Lyon’s Bakery, Hong Kong in their fabulous collection of pastel occasion cakes, including the pretty quilted design below.
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