Help With The Flowers For A Naked Cake!!!!!!

Decorating By Anniedutari Updated 22 Dec 2015 , 11:48am by Anniedutari

Anniedutari Posted 22 Dec 2015 , 2:57am
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I need to make a naked wedding cake but the bride wants a cascade of sugar flowers on it.  I have sort of a heavy selection (peonies, roses, dahlias, orchids).  Can I put them on the cake as if it was a fondant cake?  Will the weight of the flowers tear the cake apart? Please help!!!

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Pastrybaglady Posted 22 Dec 2015 , 4:37am
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I looked up pictures and most were real flowers but here's one with sugar flowers so it can be done!  It looks like she stacked the flowers in sort of a pyramid shape to support the weight.  This cake is truly naked.  I like the look better when there's a super thin layer of buttercream better...

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/53550683045622488/

*Last edited by Pastrybaglady on 22 Dec 2015 , 4:45am
Showstoppers Posted 22 Dec 2015 , 9:39am
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I made a massive cascade using wafer paper flowers. I printed off the wafer sheets first before punching out the flowers and shaping them. Can be finished off with gold or coloured powders- AND took a fraction of the time!!  See here...


https://www.facebook.com/Showstopperscakedecorations/photos/pb.297333633714848.-2207520000.1450776450./829981580450048/?type=3&theater

Please visit my webpages!   http://www.showstoppersdecorations.co.uk/

Anniedutari Posted 22 Dec 2015 , 11:48am
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Thank you both soon much!!!! I´ll present the bride with both options and see what she likes best.  That wafer paper flower cascade looks amazing!!!!!

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