September 16, 2014

Decorating Cakes With Fresh Flowers

Delicate white orchids adorn an  elegantly simple cake.

Delicate white orchids adorn an elegantly simple cake.

Fresh flowers bring so much beauty and romance to a wedding cake. It’s no wonder this look is trending. Decorating a cake with real blossoms is just one more way to bring nature’s vibrance to your celebration. Here are some wedding cakes wearing flowers we designed.

Romantic cake with roses, wild flowers, dahlias and hydrangeas.

Romantic cake with roses, wild flowers, dahlias and hydrangeas.

Deep pink and cream garden roses on a tired wedding cake with floral piping.

Deep pink and cream garden roses on a tired wedding cake with floral piping.

Striking chocolate fondant cake with calla lillies.

Striking chocolate fondant cake with calla lillies.

Inspiring photos of flower-adorned cakes are pinned all over the bridal blogosphere. I noticed questions and concerns about safety. While it’s true that many flowers are not edible, professional bakers and florists know behind-the-scenes tricks that ensure cakes stay pristine. Arrangements are often composed and attached to small platforms before being carefully placed upon fondant-covered tiers. Stems are wrapped or encased tiny tubes. Servers know to remove floral decorations as the cake is cut, so guests avoid stray petals. It’s wedding magic! Read More

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