The Beautiful Balloon today isn't the one that The Fifth Dimension sang about back in the 70's.
It's another in my series of "Cut-Ups" from the Celebration Cakes cookbook by Baker's Coconut.
Here are the directions for the cake's construction:
I can't tell for sure.
That is definitely an adorable cake, though!
"The world's a nicer place in my beautiful balloon".
I like the sound of that.