Prettiest Cake Decoration: Fresh Flowers

Prettiest Cake Decoration: Fresh Flowers

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Leela Cyd
May 19, 2011
After scouring cake supply stores and cooking equipment stores for fun cake toppers, I always come back to fresh flowers from my garden. They just look so pretty! Do you use fresh flowers for cake decorating? Flowers are so easy and beautiful. I find dahlias, gerberas and daisies to be my particular favorite for cake decorating. Not only are these varieties beautiful and brightly-colored, they hold up for a few hours in the fridge before serving. I like how sturdy and fresh they flowers remain. Plus, they really dress up a cake (this one reminded me of a big church-going hat). Do you find yourself decorating with fresh flowers? If so, what types do you use? Related: Beautify: 7 Spring Flowers for the Kitchen (Image: Leela Cyd Ross)
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