First Holy Communion and the sacrament of Confirmation are two big occasions in the lives of children of the Catholic faith world-wide and their celebratory cakes are becoming more and more lavish as cake decorating art develops. Indeed, little girls often endearingly see their First Holy Communion as a “mini wedding” because they also get to wear a pretty white dress!
Sweet Bloom in Australia create some of the most beautiful communion and confirmation cakes including the doile lace design (above left). On the right, The White Cakery have created a lavish shell pink design with gilded silver details. Both cake designs would actually work great for a number of religious occasions including communion, confirmation or as a christening cake.
Gilded floral swags and framed detailing adorn the beautiful communion cake below left by Simply Sweet Cakes & Cupcakes, with another of Sweet Bloom’s designs featuring delicate lace detailing, below right.
An ornamental white cross is paired with pretty lattice lace stencilling in the design below left by Cakes by Sharon. On the right, Sugarbelle Cakes adorn their soft pink communion cake with a cascade of pretty petunia blossoms and a simple jewelled cross.
For boys, Sweet Bloom have created a stylish pale blue design below with a gold inscription and a simple pearl rosary (beads) – not too fussy but smart and boyish all the same.
For a lavish first holy communion celebration, Verusca Walker has designed the luxury dessert table below in pristine white adorned with voluminous white florals.
Little boy and girl toppers are a huge hit for first communions and confirmations and The Artful Bakery, Ireland have created these superb recreations of their little cake customers for their special day.
For the mini fashionista on her first communion, the superbly detailed and ultra chic mannequin and dressing table cake below would be the ultimate treat – a fabulous design by Paula Cake Couture.
Two adorable little ladies in their pretty white dresses feature below from Amor com Farinha (left) and via Pinterest (right) with amazing facial features really make these toppers superb.
Edible lace is used to brilliant effect in create this little girl’s communion dress in a cake by Karen Keaney of the Roses & Bows Cakery (below left) while Andrea’s Sweet Cakes have created an angelic little girl (below right) that would make a great communion topper also.
Sugar sculptress, Hajnalka Mayor of Zorica’s Cake Art has created the beautifully detailed confirmation girl cake and model below, with the cake decoration blending perfectly with the little girl’s special occasion dress.
Karla Chumpitaz of Sweet K Cake Design makes amazingly cute fondant models and toppers including the angelic litte communion girl cake topper below. On the right, a fabulous quilled cake design, perfect for a communion or confirmation cake by Cakes by Alka.
A silhouette of a little girl praying makes a beautiful cameo side design on this stylish lavender damask cake by Cake & Cupboard (below left), with a pretty pigtailed little communion girl model on the right from Hada Straviesas.
Alessandra Frisoni’s uniquely pretty style of cake decorating shines through in her two communion cake designs below, dressed with sugarcrafted lavender on the left, and soft pink roses, right.
Trendy hairstyles and fabulous detailing make the little communion boy topper and little girl model below a wonderful keepsake for their little recipients as a memento of their special day – by The Cake Lady, Sligo in Ireland.
A sweeping bow and gold painted dragonflies add a touch of whimsy to the ultra cute communion cake below by Gina Montesino, Brooklyn, NY.
Baked Stems, Australia created this one-of-a-kind communion cake for a stylish little lady based on her communion dress design, paired with a matching beaded white bag!
For more on creating custom cake toppers, check out Brenda Walton of Sugar High’s excellent class on Craftsy here: Custom Cake Toppers.
And from the wonderfully talented, Rosie Cake-Diva, also on Craftsy: Playful Cake Toppers.
Plus Joly Diaz of Viva La Cakes’ class on cake toppers for toddlers, kids and tweens! Get all the details here: Sweet Success Kids Cake Toppers.
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- Cake Toppers & Tutorials, Part 1
- Cake Toppers & Tutorials, Part 2
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- Antique Crown Cakes
- Doile Lace Cakes
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- Fabric Effects in Fondant
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- Party Cakes with Bunting
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