Look up "peachy" and you'll see "splendid" -- which perfectly describes this fondant-covered wedding cake in ladylike shades. Just as prim and pretty: the trim of royal-icing pearls, picot-edged ribbons (they are adhered to the sides with royal icing and must be removed before slicing), and ribbon-flower topper.
The traditional princess cake, an old Swedish wedding standby, is normally covered in green marzipan. In our decidedly floral interpretation of the confection, we cloaked the dome-shaped cake in pink fondant and topped it with a smattering of real cherry blossoms (make sure to use blooms that have not been sprayed with chemicals), some of which have been coated with sugar and can be eaten if you so choose. Inside, luscious layers of almond-flavored genoise, cherry jam (a nod to the sakura theme), pastry cream, and whipped cream in -- what else? -- pink await guests (right). If you're having a sizable wedding, consider serving a trio of cakes on stands of varying heights for an especially striking display.
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