The Beatrix Potter series is one of the most beautifully written and illustrated collections of childrens’ books and has enchanted generation after generation, including cake decorators who have translated the beautiful imagery from the stories into outstanding childrens’ cake designs.
To create your own Beatrix Potter-themed cakes, we have a selection of tutorials below to help you:
- Peter Rabbit cake topper tutorial by Zoe’s Fancy Cakes
- Peter Rabbit cake topper tutorial by Starry Delights
- Watering can cake topper tutorial by Zoe’s Fancy Cakes
- Fondant umbrella/parasol tutorial by Lynlee North Beckett
Emma Jayne Cake Design has crafted a masterpiece Peter Rabbit cake above, acknowledging the renowed Debbie Brown as an inspiration also in this design.
Jemima Puddle Duck is another favourite character from the Beatrix Potter stories and features in the two exquisite cakes below by Sweetness Boutique Cakes and Confectionery (left) and Cakes by Christine UK (right).
Two more inspiring Jemima Puddle Duck beauties by Cakes by May (below left) and a perfect little Jemima Puddle Duck cake topper by Cake Avenue (below right).
A fabulously detailed cottage garden features in another beautiful Jemima Puddle Duck cake by Cake Avenue, Australia (below).
A hand-painted scene from the English countryside creates a stunning backdrop for the superb cake design below left by Catherine’s Cakery, Ottawa, with a simply adorable Beatrix Potter style sugar mouse by Petite Homemade, Germany on the right.
Italy’s Sweet K Cake Design crafted the outstanding Beatrix Potter inspired piece of sugar art below left featuring Mrs. Tittlemouse, with the beautiful design on the right by Scrummy Mummy’s Cakes with a whole host of the Beatrix Potter characters created in wonderful detail.
A sugarcrafted white picket fence makes the perfect side design for this beautiful powder blue Peter Rabbit Cake below by CJ Sweet Treats, Australia.
A piped lattice pattern makes another inspired side design in the beautiful cake below by Miss Shell’s Cakes.
More country-style fencing adds an authentic Beatrix Potter touch in the the fabulous work of Cake Chester and Emma Jayne Cake Design below (left and right respectively).
Country rabbits also feature in the bestselling children’s book “Guess How Much I Love You” written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram, and the story has been exquisitely translated into sugar art by the very talented Paula Cake Couture with two fabulous examples below.
Another adorable “Guess How Much I Love You” themed country rabbit cake, this time artfully created by Choco Mallow Coco.
Back to Beatrix Potter, Sugar Buttons have designed the exquisite Peter Rabbit cake below with an almost life-like little rabbit topper and a beautiful hand-painted scene from the book as the cake side design.
Scumptious Buns, UK have created the fabulous set of Beatrix Potter cupcake toppers below in superb detail, capturing the magic of Beatrix Potter perfectly.
One of the most admireded Beatrix Potter cake designs to date has been that of Sugar Sweet Cakes & Treats below, with their fabulous multi-dimensional elements and intricate detailing.
A Pocket Full of Sweetness have designed this fabulous 1st birthday cake below with the complete cast of characters from the Beatrix Potter collection in perfect, miniature detail.
Lulu Cake Boutique, New York feature the two outstanding Peter Rabbit cakes below in their fabulous children’s cake collection.
A brightly coloured 1st birthday cake starring Peter Rabbit by Sugar Allure below, with some incredibly life-like sugar vegetables!
A beautiful selection of hand painted Beatrix Potter cookies by JT Cakes Malta.
The Beatrix Potter charm has spread as far afield as South America with the beautiful hand-painted and sugarcrafted cake below created by Christine Mattoso of Rio de Janeiro.
Our final Beatrix Potter cake is the stunning piece of sugar art below featuring the Mrs. Tittlemouse character by The Vagabond Baker, Florida with an English countryside hedgerow re-created on the bottom tier in a fabulous touch.
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Coming Up Next: A fabulous Buttercream Crochet Cake Tutorial from The Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes.