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!
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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!
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