My husbands birthday is coming up and I wanted to make something special. There's a d'agastinos nearby and they sell this birthday cake that is out of this world.
1. The cake is stale when cold but at room temp it's perfect. I don't taste butter so it must be oil, it's also not heavy so I'm guessing it was made in "the two stage method"
It doesn't taste light enough to be a sponge or chiffon and neither or those could hold up the shape and frosting.
2. The hard flower on the top that melts in your mouth is delicious. I have tried researching it and found candied rose, fondant flowers but I don't know which one it is or how to get it/make it
3. The white and colored frosting is the best part. I looked on the ingredients and it mentioned sugar and fondant. It doesn't taste like fondant and its actual frosting, not a layer placed on top of a butter cream. I've tried making it but haven't succeeded :( it's not buttercream as it has no trace of butter, it's not the icing where you boil milk and flour then add to buttercream, it tastes like confectioners sugar but its not hard like royal icing.
What could it be? Has anyone ever tried this cake? Or know what kind of frosting it might be? I've been on a hunt for a year trying to figure it out