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How To Enhance Your Cake with Sugar Flowers

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If you’re wondering how to enhance your cake with sugar flowers, know that all things are possible! Sugar flowers offer creativity without limitation. With sugar flowers, the only limits are your imagination! But just in case you’re short on ideas, here are some suggestions on how to enhance your cake with sugar flowers.

Enhance your cakes with flowers!


Your guests are sure to remember a beautiful cascade of flowers around your cake. And with sugar flowers, you can choose any type of flower, any time of year! Take a look at how we enhanced our cakes with these beautiful cascades of sugar flowers.

Peonies & Garden Rose Wedding Cake, sugar flowers

Peony and garden rose sugar flowers cascade color and beauty!

A breathtaking cascade of sugar flowers are shown in this close-up, featuring seven different types of flowers ranging from orchids to lilies.

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A cascade of white sugar flowers accented in pale yellow.

Gorgeous cascades of orchids and roses were created for the wedding cake of American Choppers star, Paul Teutul, Jr. These elegant sugar flowers were accentuated by crystals and swiss dots.

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A cascading array of sugar flowers from orchids to roses

Pink ombre cascades of hydrangea spill gracefully down this four-tiered wedding cake. With sugar flowers, your cake can have the exact color combination you prefer.

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Sugar flowers can be created in any color combination.


Blooming sugar bouquets are an elegant focal piece and enhance beauty on any cake tier. This gorgeous silver and gray wedding cake was made for our office manager, Nicole. We topped it with sugar flower anemones, ranunculus, dusty miller, and dahlias for a beautiful statement.

Gray and Silver Wedding Cake, sugar flowers

Subtle tones in these sugar flower bouquets help to enhance this cake’s classic look.

Brightly colored sugar flower bouquets like this cupcake wedding topper even have sugar flower cupcakes to match. Gerber daisies, roses and rosettes adorn each sweet cake with grace.

Pink Cake Box Cake, sugar flowers, bouquet

Sugar flowers enhance this cupcake topper with color and beauty!

This four-tiered wedding cake was for a backyard event, so the bursts of sugar flowers mirror its setting.  Wildflowers like lisianthus, sweet pea, and larkspur were recreated with sugar paste for a natural element.

Garden Wedding Cake power blue

Sugar flowers can mimic the beauty of a real garden!

Whimsy and Elegance

Sugar flowers enhance your cake with magic and whimsy, too, just like this Fairy Butterfly Ombre cake we made for a first birthday party. Celadon vines and dark pink roses wrap around each layer, and a sugar water lily adds whimsy on top.

Ombre Pink 1st Birthday Cake, sugar flowers

Cascading sugar flowers and a fairy with a water lily add whimsy to this gorgeous first birthday cake.

The sugar flowers on this bridal shower tea party cake enhance color and flair, making it feel like it popped right out of the Mad Hatter’s garden party. Bright, cascading sugar flowers spill down topsy turvy tiers and accent the painted teacup and ombre ruffles.

Tea Party Bridal Shower Cake with a touch of Whimsy and Sugar flowers

Sugar flowers enhance this topsy turvy cake’s colors and style.

Turn a baby shower cake into a classic beauty with the addition of soft-toned sugar flowers. Blush peonies and white lily of the valley enhance a vintage pram in this cake we created for our customer, Audrey.

Elegant and Formal Baby Shower Cake with Sugar Flowers

Sugar flowers help add a vintage touch to this baby shower cake.

You can even transform a topsy turvy cake into an elegant piece with the addition of sugar flowers, such as this wedding cake with roses, peonies and hydrangea.  We also added ruffles and details from the bride’s dress to make this a fashionable cake with current trends.

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Sugar flowers can make a whimsical cake elegant and unique.

This five-tiered wedding cake had no shortage of sugar flowers!  Possibly the most sugar flowers we have ever used, it included hydrangea, callas, orchids and roses in white.

Flower Wedding Cake, sugar flowers

Sugar flowers enhance this five-tiered wedding cake along with gorgeous damask patterns.

Tropical Color

No matter what the season, sugar flowers can enhance your cake with the tropics. Sugar orchids, hibiscus and palm leaves brighten each tier of this Hawaiian themed Bat Mitzvah cake.

5 Tier Hawaiian Hibiscus Cake, sugar flowers

Tropical sugar flowers enhance the colors and fun feel of this Bat Mitzvah cake.

Unique Touches

Here at Pink Cake Box, we love to find unique ways to enhance cakes with sugar flowers, such as this sugar parrot tulip birthday cake made for Anne Heap’s mom…

Delft tulip vase cake with parrot tulips

Individual sugar flower parrot tulips make this a cake to remember!

…or our Bridal Corset Cake adorned with sugar roses, peonies and tulips.

Bridal Corset Cake

Enhance an already amazing cake with gorgeous sugar flowers of your choice.

There’s nothing like the beauty and elegance of flowers, but when enhancing your cake with sugar flowers, you’re sure to create an artistic element that you never thought possible.


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About the Author

Deborah Zelasny
Deborah Zelasny is a freelance writer, blogger and dessert fanatic. You can visit her any time on her blog, TheJerseyMomma.

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