Placing fresh flowers into a cake without sealing them can cause toxic chemicals like pesticides to leach into the cake and potentially cause a major food hazard to your guests. Putting fresh flowers on a cake is a great way to add some gorgeous decoration to your wedding cake but it s important to make sure your flowers are prepared properly.
Get inspired to use real blooms on your wedding cake by this collection of some of our favorite wedding cakes featuring fresh flowers including garden roses calla lilies orchids peonies and more.
Simple wedding cake with real flowers. All of your stems will be sealed in by the florists tape making this a super safe way to decorate your cake. Wrap your flowers around the front of your cake either around a tier or up the front of the cake to create a pretty wash of blooms. Want to create a show stopping cake at home.
The more intricate your cake design the longer it s going to take for your baker to complete it which means you re paying for that time. Here s some great news. Adding fresh flowers to wedding cake tiers looks beautifully romantic and it s a cost effective alternative to labor intensive detailing like piping designs or handmade sugar flowers.
Using real flowers as cake decor doesn t require professional level skill. This got us thinking about wedding cake decorating shortcuts creating beautiful looks for simply iced cakes so i did some research into how to decorate wedding cakes with berries flowers and greenery and here are the fruits badum tish of my labours 3 simple ways to add some colour to a plain wedding cake fabulous florals. Fondant flowers with an embroidered texture create a lace effect while the gray tint turns a simple cake chic.
Sep 29 2019 this pin was discovered by loren oyer. Discover and save your own pins on pinterest. It s easy with real simple s cake decorating techniques.
I use bubble tea straws to help keep them in place at the right angles. Above is a cake i made for a friend s wedding and i added the flowers to the cake at the venue. I used the same flowers that were in the bride s bouquet to give it a cohesive feel with the wedding venue and decorations.
In fact fresh blooms can be way easier than fiddling with the sugar based variety. Before you start trimming stems or snacking on petal scraps though there are a few considerations to keep in mind.