Wedding Cake with Bamboo and Plumeria

Beauty on the Beach

Two hallmarks of the tropics—plumeria and bamboo—come together in this exotic hand-painted cake, a standout choice for a beach wedding. Taking her cues from nature, Loydene Barrett painted each stalk of bamboo with yellow-brown luster dust. Fondant and rolled buttercream cake with hand-rolled fondant bamboo and gum-paste plumeria, $9.50 per slice, Loy’s Cakes, Coweta, OK; loyscakes@valornet.com.