Affordable Cakes

Embroidered Cake

$15 per slice

“Many of my brides ask me to replicate the lace on their gowns,” says Nina Asadoorian, of Truli Confectionary Arts, in Philadelphia. To mimic the look of lace, Nina hand-paints royal icing onto fondant-covered tiers, often adding gum-paste flowers.

Illustration: Courtesy of Truli Confectionary Arts