Buy a three-tier iced cake and decorate it with sugar-paste polka dots. Mix sugar paste with paste colouring and roll it out on a board dusted with icing sugar to 2mm thick. Cut out dots with a circular cutter. Brush the back of the sugar dots with cooled boiled water and position evenly over the cake. Pin ribbon to decorate.
Cake, from £275; cake stand to hire, from £20, Pat-a-cake. Ribbon, from £1.20 per metre, VV Rouleaux. Sugar paste, £2.20; paste colour, £1.49, Squires Kitchen.
As seen in the January/February 2009 issue of Brides
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