I think the flavors are great, but you might want to choose a different cake than the GBCC. I haven’t made this one, but Julie has mentioned it is so butter rich, it is a bit firm, and some perceive this as dryness, so she usually serves it with some kind of sauce (usually. Strawberry., as she has commented on what a great strawberry short cake base it makes. The golden luxury butter cake is my fave yellow, but I like all the yellows I’ve made. On the other hand, perhaps the firmness will lend itself to carving the pillow shape.