My brother Tony has the biggest sweet tooth in our family, so he requested I use the "real" buttercream on the cakes...meaning the super sweet powdered sugar kind.
I tend to stay away from that buttercream on cakes just because most people prefer a lighter buttercream but I had been looking for an opportunity to try this recipe from i am baker.
Two pretty shades of purple Buttercream:
I attempted to do this, as beautifully done by i am baker....but it didn't work out.
So I did this instead:
For the sheet cake, I took my best shot at this - also done beautifully by i am baker.
It wasn't a total fail but it could have been better.
Here's the BIRTHDAY GIRL...smashing away:
As for the sheet cake...it was still a success.