I want to do a smash cake photoshoot for Olive’s first birthday, and I really want a simple, beautiful, and delicious (that means no fondant) cake. Luckily my friend who’s an amazingly talented baker has agreed to bake the cake. I actually need two cakes — one for the photoshoot and another for her little party — so I can have a little fun by getting two completely different cakes.
These are the images I sent to my friend for inspiration!
I love the ombre look, and I particularly like how the ombre effect is duplicated both inside and outside the pink swirl cake here.
More ombre above. The cakes below are so much fun with the simple addition of rainbow sprinkles.
These sweet, ruffly cakes are easy to make, and make for great smash cake pictures!
Simple white cakes just need a little rainbow pop to make them stand out.
After seeing the rainbow inspired photoshoot I posted about last night, a rainbow cake is definitely a contender!
Of course I have to consider a bee themed cake since Olive’s name is Olive Bee!
Which cake is your favorite? Are you planning on having a smash cake at your LO’s first birthday party?