(Closed) What Flowers DO Work on Cakes?

posted 8 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
4765 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

Well, this one is probably obvious, but I always see roses on cakes! 

Post # 5
2829 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

My sister wanted to put some flowers on her wedding cake, and just decided to use some of the extras that had come for/with the church arrangements.

Here is an example:




Post # 6
521 posts
Busy bee

Here’s the website for our best local bakery, who almost always put fresh flowers on their wedding cakes:

Actually, this is the link to their wedding cake “books”. Wishing you the best on your cake! I know you can do it!


Post # 7
690 posts
Busy bee

Sorry I don’t have a good answer to this question, but missmouse – I was wondering if you know where your sister got her cake stands?

Post # 9
3564 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I would also make sure that they’re grown without pesticides. I know that some bakers refuse to use real flowers because of the traces of pesticides that can be left on them. So just watch out for that too! 🙂 Good luck with your cake!

Post # 11
832 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

i had a cake with gerbera daisies on it for my sweet 16. & we’re having a few calla lilies for our wedding cake.

Post # 12
1060 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010 - Anela Garden Chapel & Japanese Cultural Center, Honolulu

orchids? i think you can eat them, actually..or was that a different type of flower? i forget..

Post # 13
1148 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

Here’s a list of edible flowers and how to cook them and pictures. If you’re doing fondant on the cake (most likely not), then you can floral wrap the bottom and stick wires in to hold them on there and not worry about them being toxic. That’s what most bakeries do even if they are edible.

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