Shiver Me Timbers!

I think this is it, I can officially say this is my favorite cake Liz has done (thus far). You may or may not know I love pirates. I really don’t know what it is. I couldn’t have been a pirate, they were despicable human beings, were constantly in mortal danger and showered maybe once every other month, but something about pirates just intrigues me and I can’t get enough. This cake is THE ultimate pirate ship cake of all pirate ship cakes and it calls my name. If the outstanding detail and overall aesthetic incredibleness doesn’t get you then how about cannons that actually fire?! Yeah you heard me, cannons that actually FIRE.

Don’t forget the sweet little working lights at the back of the ship too, because working cannons weren’t enough special effects for this cake, no sir.

Pirate Ship Cake

Every good pirate story has a kraken, (again with the mortal danger), and the buttercream waves are so artistic, they really add a lot to the overall look!

Edible Kraken Tentacles Buttercream Waves

A birds eye view of all the fantastical detail, a bit of an overload I know. It is easy to forget this is a completely edible cake, even for a cake decorator.

Pirate Ship Cake

And of course the sails, the sails are magnificent! You definitely don’t want to miss the structure and techniques Liz used to create the sails.

Edible Sails

Pirate Ship Cake

And there it goes, sailing away in the distance, about to be viciously destroyed by a kraken, no quarter (that’s mercy in pirate talk). Isn’t it great?! This cake truly has a vast amount of techniques that really can be used in so many ways for so many things.

I am certain you want to see the cannon firing action for yourself so be sure to check out the promo video below! Until next time scurvy scalliwags.

Shannon Patrick Mayes

Shannon Patrick Mayes

Shannon is the owner of SweetArt Cake Company in Lovell, Wyoming. Host of the YouTube channel The Sweet Spot, Shannon has been featured in several magazines including on the cover of Cake Masters. Blog writer and contributor to The Sugar Geek Show.

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