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Wedding Cakes With Fresh Flowers
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One inexpensive and easy way to decorate wedding cakes is with fresh flowers. Wedding cakes with fresh flowers look beautiful and romantic.
You can also save money when you use fresh flowers on your wedding cake because unlike edible flowers, your baker doesn't have to spend hours creating them.
And no matter how nice fondant or gum paste flowers look, they don't capture the delicate fresh look of real flowers.
Whether or not flowers are a large part of your wedding theme, you can have a wedding cake with fresh flowers at your reception. Flowers look natural on wedding cakes and they will go with virtually any type of wedding decor.
Read on and we'll tell you the most popular ways of using fresh
flowers on wedding cakes so you can get the romantic look of flowers
on your cake.
How To Display Fresh Flowers On Wedding Cakes
Once you decide to have a wedding cake with fresh flowers, you start thinking of how you want the flowers to appear on the cake. Do you want flowers in a cascading design falling gracefully down the tiers of your wedding cake? Or do you just want a bold bunch of flowers adorning the utmost tier of your cake? Or you could also just place flowers here and there all over your wedding cake.
An important tip to keep in mind is that you want to use flowers that are either non-toxic or glazed with a protective coating to keep your cake edible. Certain types of flowers are highly poisonous for people (like clematis, amaryllis and foxglove) and those kinds of fresh flowers should be avoided. A few common flowers that are edible and won't cause harm to your cake include roses, violets, tulips and pansies. You also want to make sure that the fresh flowers on your wedding cake haven't been sprayed with pesticides. You can get pesticide free flowers from your florist.
There are lots of ways to display fresh flowers on wedding cakes, look over the different ways below and decide what look appeals the most to you.
Fresh Flowers Top Wedding Cakes
The classic way to
display fresh flowers on your cake is by using them as a makeshift
wedding cake topper. You can use just a few blooms together or
you can have a decent sized bouquet of fresh flowers on top of a