The Wow Factor: Cakes With Bold Floral Details

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Towering cakes are often the focal point of opulent real weddings, and one of our favorite statement-making confectionary trends is the eye-popping floral detail. Sugar flowers are old hat, and succulents are de rigueur at indie weddings, but these real and candied creations are taking wedding cakes to new heights!

A few sugar flowers are sweet and sophisticated. But a cascade of ombre flowers alongside a creamy fondant ribbon? Jaw-dropping.

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Skip the frosting and take your “naked” cake to the next level with bright flowers and fruit details.

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Watercolor-inspired wedding cakes are popular with classic brides — why not go all out and choose an intricate floral motif?

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Hand-crafted with love, this oversized sugar flower cake will be the most-photographed item at your wedding.

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Buttercream lovers, this one’s for you! Find a talented confectioner to put together this tasty tulip-covered cake for your big day.

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This cake, in a word: wow. Choose this confection if you’re planning a blowout ballroom bash.

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Just because you’ve chosen a single-tier dessert doesn’t mean you can’t spice it up with a so-photographable topper!

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