Super fun tropical paradise cake for a lovely lady turning 60. My first go at this look. Very time consuming, but very fun. Wanted the sides to look like water or waves, so I started with white and ended in a deep sea foam green. A sugar palm tree...

Super fun tropical paradise cake for a lovely lady turning 60. My first go at this look. Very time consuming, but very fun. Wanted the sides to look like water or waves, so I started with white and ended in a deep sea foam green. A sugar palm tree...

It's happy landings for Jake and everyone at the birthday party with this tropical island cake. Top it with the Jake and the Never Land Pirates candle and a palm tree made with a pretzel rod and Wilton Candy Melts® Candy.

It's happy landings for Jake and everyone at the birthday party with this tropical island cake. Top it with the Jake and the Never Land Pirates candle and a palm tree made with a pretzel rod and Wilton Candy Melts® Candy.

This is what was in my head.  A kind of sunset colour on the top with a black palm tree cut out as a silhouette.  Not sure how easy it'd be to get the colour right though.

This is what was in my head. A kind of sunset colour on the top with a black palm tree cut out as a silhouette. Not sure how easy it'd be to get the colour right though.

Pineapple cake with vanilla buttercream frosting. I made the sand out of equal parts of graham cracker and brown sugar. I used the Wilton method for making the palm trees. They didn't make it to the party, one tree only had three leaves and the other had one leaf. Not sure if a longer drying

Pineapple cake with vanilla buttercream frosting. I made the sand out of equal parts of graham cracker and brown sugar. I used the Wilton method for making the palm trees. They didn't make it to the party, one tree only had three leaves and the other had one leaf. Not sure if a longer drying

love the way the leaves are, would be awesome to place another tier on top of that one. cool effect!

love the way the leaves are, would be awesome to place another tier on top of that one. cool effect!

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