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Three ways to decorate a cake using edible flowers

January 29, 2018
Edible flower wedding cake

Happy Monday, Cakies! Today’s Spanish-inspired SoCal wedding was pretty stunning, wasn’t it? We’ve got a little extra inspiration for you this morning with this quick tutorial on how to decorate a cake with edible flowers. Thanks to the gals at Of The Flowers for spilling their floral secrets!

Edible flower wedding cake

First up, a cake adorned with chamomile. You might remember some of these photos from when we planned our Crate and Barrel private registry event earlier this month. Stay tuned for a recap of that gorgeous day!

Edible flower wedding cake

BTW, are you thinking what we’re thinking? Yep—these sure do make perfect spring bridal shower cakes. Or baby showers. Or birthdays. You get the idea…

edible flower wedding cake

Preserved lemon slices and sliced kumquats made up this cheery cake.

Edible flower wedding cake

Edible flowers ideas for adorning a cake (we suggest hitting up your local nursery for their selection):
Dried lavender
Lemon geranium
Dianthus petals
Dried rose petals

Edible flower wedding cake

Side note: Be sure to use only flowers that you know are of the edible variety. If you’ll embellish it with anything else, you’ll want to use floral tape to ensure that nothing toxic gets on the food itself.

Edible flower wedding cake Spring wedding inspiration

Turns out, decorating with edible flowers isn’t too tough at all. Which floral cake is your fave?

Learn how to make a floral naked cake here.

Concept and Styling: 100 Layer Cake / Photo: Scott Clark Photo / Florals: Of the Flowers / Venue: Land Yacht Studio