34 Floral Wedding Cake Ideas – Petals & Blooming Beautiful Flowers

34 Floral Wedding Cake Ideas – Petals & Blooming Beautiful Flowers

There are so many wedding cake designs around, but the floral wedding cake has to be one of the prettiest. So it’s no wonder you are considering using flowers in your cake design.

But, just how do you create the perfect wedding cake with flowers? I have a round-up of some of the most beautiful floral wedding cake ideas so you can get totally inspired.

Grab your cake fork, we’re off to check them out!

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Petal Wedding Cakes
Fresh Flower Wedding Cakes
Sugar Flower Wedding Cakes
Dried Flower Wedding Cakes


Don’t forget to check that the flowers and petals you use on your wedding cake are safe to eat and non-toxic! Be sure to check with your flower supplier, florist or cake baker.


Petal Wedding Cake Ideas

Petal cakes are the hottest new trend on the cake scene, move over naked wedding cakes, the petal bake has landed. What’s not to love? The prettiest edible flowers, lots of colour and so very boho.

1. Pressed & Natural

This divine cake uses both pressed flowers and natural flowers which creates real texture.

Photo: Emily & Steve Photography via Floral Barn Wedding Cake: The Boho Bakery


2. Flowers With Height

This towering beauty of a bake has flowers which add whimsy height.

 Photo: James and Kerrie Photography via Holbrook Manor Wedding Cake: Little Buttercup Cakery


3. Pressed Foliage

Leaves, greenery and foliage make a really beautiful addition to a flower cake. It helps to mute the tones and add an earthy feel.

 Photo: Lyra and Moth via Abbey House Gardens Wedding Cake: Cakes by Mrs F


4. Whole Stems

This cake uses single stems to create a wildflower meadow feel. So pretty!

 Photo: Lorna Newman Wedding Photography via Flaxbourne Gardens Wedding Cake: @bakedbycatherine


5. Asymmetric Blooms

Petals don’t need to completely cover your sponge, to save money and time add them sparingly.

 Photo: James and Kerrie Photography via Combe House Hotel Wedding Cake: Little Buttercup Cakery


6. One Colour

Floral cakes don’t have to be multicolour, choose one bloom or tone and go town. Add a ribbon for an extra flourish.

 Photo: Captured by Katrina via Ultra Violet Wedding Ideas Cake: The Pretty Cake Company


7. Confetti

Take individual petals and create a confetti effect on a plain white cake.

 Photo: Lisa and Neil via Swaffham Prior Village Hall Wedding


Fresh Wedding Flower Cake Ideas

Fresh flowers have long been used as cake decoration and they can look beautiful. A great benefit to using florals is that they can really help to tie in your wedding theme to your cake.

8. Buttercream Cake

If you are planning on having a rough iced, buttercream cake, flowers make for the perfect decor.

 Photo: Hayley Baxter Photography via Woolas Barn Wedding Florist: Daisy Hoban


9. Semi Naked Cake

For a simple wedding cake style, add white roses to a semi-naked sponge. Classic, yet modern in equal measure.

 Photo: Wyldbee Photography via Rousham House Wedding Cake: Cakes By Em


10. Painted Floral Art

Fan of floral prints and flower patterns? A painted or illustrated cake may be ideal rather than real flowers, or have both!

 Photo: Poppy Carter Portraits via Stylish Floral Wedding Cake: Cake Design by Holly Miller


11. Bright

Choose a kaleidoscope of vibrant blooms to decorate a plain white sponge.

Photo: Jessica O’Shaughessy Wedding Photography via Cheshire Woodland Weddings Cake: The Red Rose Cake Company


12. Tropical

If you aren’t 100% sure flowers are right for your cake, how about a tropical vibe? Use tropical flowers, leaves and modern icing.

 Photo: Emily Little via Tropical Wedding Inspiration Cake: Oh My Cakery


13. Earth Tone

How about this floral cake for a statement? Large blooms in earthy tones look spectacular!

 Photo: Eloise & Mitch via Park Wedding Ideas Cake: Sweet Peas Cake Boutique


14. Gold Splatter Cake

A dainty gold splatter effect adds a metallic touch to this flower-adorned cake design.

Photo: Holly Rose Weddings via Magenta Pink Wedding Cake: Becky Bakes


15. Floral Bottom Tier

Create a moment on the bottom tier with all the gorgeous flowers.

Photo: Thyme Lane Photography via Winter Wonderland Barn Wedding Cake: One Part Love Bakery


16. Posy

Make a posy flower arrangement to attach to your cake, it’s like a topper brought to the front and centre.

Photo: Emily and Steve via Winchester House Wedding Cake: Alice and Rosa


17. Springtime

Take inspiration from your wedding season. How gorgeous is this spring blossom cake idea?

 Photo: Sugarbird Photography via Cherry Blossom Soft Spring Wedding Idea Cake: Where The Ribbon Ends


18. Floral Middle Tier

Use flowers between your cake tiers for a unique style.

Photo: Sam Gibson Photography via Medieval Barn Wedding Cake: Vanilla Pod Bakery


19. Sweeping Flowers

Create a sweeping flower decoration with florals going around your sponges.

Photo: Kaitlin Rodgers Photo via Colourful Vow Renewal Cake: Feel Like Baking Love


20. Golf Leaf

Gold leaf works so well with real flowers in a cake design, a match made in heaven.

Photo: Eve Dunlop Photography via Colourful Wildflower Wedding Cake: Joanna Pyda Cake Studio


21. All The Florals

If flowers on your cake aren’t enough, add a flower wall backdrop too!

Photo: Tanya Flannagan Photography via Burlton Manor Wedding Cake: The Red Rose Cake Co


Sugar Flower Wedding Cake Ideas

Sugar flowers can look incredibly lifelike, last longer and don’t wilt. This makes them a popular choice for couples in their wedding cake design. Shall we take a look at some?

22. Colourful Cupcakes

Cupcakes at weddings are always a treat and these floral ones look so pretty!

Photo: Irene Yap via Spring London Wedding Cupcakes: Katja’s Cakes


23. Invisible Tier

How striking is this modern cake thanks to its invisible tier, architectural orchids and gilded edging?

Photo: Henry Lowther via Ballet Wedding Ideas Cake: Knot & Bird


24. Botanical Press

How about a leaf press cake effect? It’s perfect for flowers or foliage decor, without the actual plants themselves. Genius.

Photo: Oilvejoy Photography via Elopement Wedding Ideas Cake: The Beachside Bakery


25. Matching Cakes

If one floral cake isn’t enough, have a matching pair of cakes for each of you. Decorated with blooms of course.

Photo: Victoria Baker Weddings via Intimate Garden Wedding Cake: Juniper Cakery


26. Flower Topper

Give your cake the ultimate topper with stunning sugar flowers.

Photo: Salsabil Morrison via Swan Lake Wedding Ideas Cake: Love Wedding Cakes


27. Grey & White

Flower cakes don’t have to be bold and bright, such as with this grey and white design.

Photo: Grace Elizabeth Photography via Grey Wedding Ideas Cake: Peboryon


Dried Flower Wedding Cake Ideas

Dried flowers have been a huge trend in weddings, so of course I’ve seen them gracing some super stylish bakes. Ready to check them out?

28. Ombre

Tying in ombre icing with autumn wedding flowers looks epic.

Photo: Photos By Hash via Beer Garden Wedding Cake: Vics Vegan Bakes 


29. Rustic Cake

This rustic wedding cake with a simple dried flower hoop, is simple yet so chic.

Photo: Holly Rose Stones via Naked Tipi Wedding Ideas Cake: Cherry Blossom Cakes


30. Pampas Grass

Pampas grass is a massive hit in the wedding world and this hoop-style decoration looks amazing.

Photo: Georgi Mabee via Botanical Tipi Wedding Cake: Big Day Blooms and Cakes


31. Hoop Topper

Take a metal hoop and attach dried flowers to it for a DIY wedding cake topper idea.

 Photo: Rockrose Photography via Ashridge Great Barn Wedding Flowers Styling Cake & Props: Rebecca Wedding Hair


32. Fruit & Flowers

Dried fruit teamed with florals gives scent and a taster to the flavour of your cake too.

Photo: Sara Ribera via Boho Tipi Wedding Ideas Cake: Lady Madeleine UK


33. Pastel

Pastel tones always look lovely on wedding cakes. Add some pretty blooms for an extra touch of style.

Photo: Kirsty Mackenzie Photography via Bohemian Elopement Cake: Love From Lila


34. Gypsophila

Dried dainty blooms like gypsophila and astilbe can look so gorgeous with their light and airy feel.

Photo: Camilla Andrea Photography via Modern Pink Wedding Cake: The Iced Vegan


And so we have it, all the floral wedding cake ideas you’ll ever need to create your dream flower cake design. Hooray!


Further Reading

Wedding Dessert Table Ideas
Two-Tier Wedding Cake Designs
Gold Wedding Cake Ideas

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