Pinwheel Cakes

pinwheel cake ombre cake in teal by Butter Hearts Sugar photo by Enchanted Empire

Pinwheel cakes are one of the prettiest cake trends around at the moment, especially for summer parties – and they are so simple to create, whether it’s a pinwheel cake topper or a pinwheel side design for your cake.

Our beautiful featue cake above in teal ombre is by Australian blogger, Kara Conaty of Butter Hearts Sugar (photography by Enchanted Empire), with three colour co-ordinated pinwheel cake toppers arranged at different heights for added effect.

Vintage patterned paper makes beautiful kitsch pinwheel decorations in the wonderful wedding cake display below from La Fabrik A Gateaux.

pinwheel wedding cake, La Fabrik A Gateaux

Below, we have two fabulous whimsical style children’s cakes in bright, bold colours featuring pinwheels by Singapore’s Celebrate With Cake.

pinwheel birthday cakes by Celebrate With Cake

Featured below are two pinwheel birthday cakes in pretty pastels with the pinwheel motif as a side design (images via Pinterest).

pinwheel birthday cakes

Pinwheel cake toppers can be made either from coloured/patterned paper (image below left via Pretty Little Events), or from fondant/sugarpaste with a tutorial here from Clockwork Lemon to show you how: pinwheel cake tutorial (below right).

pinwheel cake tutorial from Clockwork Lemon right and pinwheel cake toppers via Pretty Little Events left

That Cute Little Cake Blog have a tutorial here to create the paper pinwheeel cake topper below: pinwheel cake topper (paper).

pinwheel tutorial party decoration or cake topper from That Cute Little Cake Blog

A beautiful pinwheel wedding cake with bunting by Betty’s Sugar Dreams, Germany.

Pinwheel wedding cake with bunting by Betty's Sugar Dreams

Pastels in mint and powder pink make a pretty colour palette for the pinwheel cake below left by Always With Cake, with coordinating cake pops below right by It’s A Cake Thing.

pinwheel cake by Always With Cake left and pinwheel cake pops by It's A Cake Thing right

Another beautiful bunting and pinwheel summer cake idea below by Cakes For Mom via Kara’s Party Ideas (image by Hartleigh Jane Photography).

pin wheel cake and cake toppers by Cakes For Mom via Kara's Party Ideas, Hartley Jane Photography

Brightly coloured pinwheels are featuring in wedding cake designs for summer fete themed weddings with two pretty examples below left by Just Crumbs (with image by Erin Lindsey) and right by The Couture Cakery.

pinwheel cakes by Just Crumbs with image by Erin Lindsey left and cake by The Couture Cakery.

Pretty peach pinwheel cake toppers below via Craftaholics Anonymous left and the cutest ever miniature pinwheel cake picks scattered with sprinkles via Rock N Roll Bride, below right.

pinwheel cake toppers via craftaholics anonymous.net left and via Rock N Roll Bride right

On-trend bunting and pinwheels in soft grey and pink from The Pastry Studio below left and pretty polka dots and gingham patterned pinwheels and fans in a design by The Cake Parlour, below right.

pinwheel cakes from The Pastry Studio left and The Cake Parlour right

A unique pinwheel cake design by Rouvelee’s Creations, below left and tot he right, pinwheel party decorations from One She Two She with the tutorial here: pinwheel tutorial (paper wands).

Pinwheel cake by Rouvelee's Creations left and pinwheel party decorations right via Pinterest

Pretty pinwheel cakes in pastels below by Dream Cakes by Robyn (left) and Cakes by Sharon, Sydney (right).

pinwheel cakes in pastels, Dream Cakes by Robyn left and Cakes by Sharon right

A beautiful grey and lemon pinwheel wedding cake below, as photographed by Krista Lynn Photography.

pinwheel wedding cake lemon and grey by Krista Lynn photography via Pinterest

More miniature pinwheel cake picks (below left) for a super quick cake decorating idea (by Gala Cake) and an array or brightly coloured pinwheel toppers, below right (image via Juxtapost).

pinwheel cake toppers via Gala Cake left and via Juxtapost right

Finally, we have some fantastic pinwheel cookie pops and swirl lollipop cookies by Cakes and Biscuits by Lisa, Australia.

Pinwheel cookie pops and swirl lollipop cookies by Cakes and Biscuits by Lisa, Australia

Zoe Clark teaches her fabulous pinwheel cake design (below right) in her Craftsy class, Perfect Party Cakes.  You’ll find all the details here: Perfect Party Cakes with Zoe Clark.

pinwheel cake from Zoe Clark Craftsy Class Perfect Party Cakes


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