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20 Gorgeous Buttercream Painted Cakes

Buttercream Painted Cakes

Buttercream Painted Cakes Inspiration

Have you seen a cake that is painted with buttercream frosting? Talk about sugar art and they are absolutely beautiful! There is plenty of inspiration for this kind of cake style. I’ve put together some magnificent cakes for you to drool over.

Special thank you to the cake decorators who kindly shared their work!

Art Textures Cake

This cake is full of exquisite textures and colors!

Cake by @thecakekitchenaz

Blends of Blues Cake

I love the blends of blues with a touch of gold. The colored chocolate bark and macarons are excellent finishes for this lovely cake.


Cake By @ohlalaboulangerie

Brushed Embroidery Cake

The close up of this black buttercream with purple buttercream painted flowers cake is superb!

Cake By @tiffbakescakes

Black and White Floral Cake

The painted buttercream flowers are beautifully done! I’m a huge fan of black buttercream because it always makes the details on the cake to pop.

Cake By @tallgirlbakes

Buttercream Painted Wedding Cake

Buttercream Painted Wedding Cake

This wedding cake is just GORGEOUS with all of the painted buttercream textures! She has an amazing online cake school where I purchased a floating spheres pictorial tutorial.

Cake By @sugarsugarcakeschool

Color Burst Buttercream Cake

This is so much fun to look at because it’s very visually appealing! It seems like colors just exploded on this cake. 

Cake By @thedessertpantry

Floral Buttercream Cake

Floral Buttercream Cake

What a stunning cake with lots of different flowers! I especially love the teal background because the flowers really stand out. She has more amazing buttercream painted cakes on her Instagram, so go and check her out! 

Cake By @cakedesignbysheri

Flower Petals Cake

I love multiple colored flowers and the candy pearls for the flower centers on this darling cake! Usually, green is not a favorite for me but the dark green is a great contrast for the flowers! 

Cake By @sweettreatscochrane

Hot Pink Floral Cake

Hot pink is one of my favorite colors. 😍 I love the lovely flower design on the bottom tier!

Cake By @crumbcoatconfections

Indian Dress Inspired Buttercream Cake

The cake decorator took inspiration from one of her Indian dresses and created this glorious cake. Wow! 

Cake By @cocoaandsilk

Peony Cake

Are you loving this peach-hued cake? I am. Amazing details!

Cake By @pepperpeach.cakery

Poinsettia Cake

I love the “grunge” feel of this impressive poinsettia cake. I don’t know how this effect can be achieved! 😱

Cake by @kayapapayasweets

Pretty In Pink Cake

Sometimes, buttercream painted textures are all needed to make a delightful cake. 

Cake By @misshavishamscakes

Seahorse Cake

The adorable seahorses were painted on with buttercream. You can be creative with anything when painting with buttercream!

Cake by @kristensgoodbakes

Secret Garden Cake

I don’t know where to begin if I had to paint something like this cake. Incredible art! 

Cake By @cynzcakes

Valentine’s Day Cake

What a lovely cake. I always am a huge fan of flowers on a cake. They never fail to impress me. 

Cake By @adinatakesthecake

Textured Buttercream Cake

Textured Buttercream Cake

I really love the unique design on this dazzling cake. This can be achieved with the palette knife technique. (See below)

Cake By @pononacakes

Buttercream Flower Cake

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This cake is an absolutely brilliant work of edible art! I also love that it is three dimensional. 

Cake By @sweetlyelegance

St. Patrick’s Day Cake

Can you believe that this cake was done by a thirteen old aspiring baker? What a creative and adorable cake! Keep baking and you’ll be successful whatever you do, Sara! 

Cake By @sweets.bysara

Buttercream Mountains

Here’s a close up of the charming buttercream mountains on this cake. It’s fascinating how you can achieve something like this with buttercream! 

Cake By @cakebyco

Helpful Tutorials

Special thank you to the cake decorators who kindly shared their work!

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