5 Edible Flowers that you can use to Garnish Cakes

5 Edible Flowers that you can use to Garnish Cakes

As someone who likes to whip up a cake on every occasion, you must be out of cake decoration ideas. And, it is a legit thing as the basic and common sprinklers, chocolate ganache, fruits, and other decoration items are done to death. Though they will always be your favourite, it is time to deck up your cake with something new and beautiful. We have listed down edible flowers that you can use to garnish cakes and add a touch of beauty and a pleasant flavour to them!

True Lilies

True Lilies

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One of the most gorgeous edible flowers for cake decorations is True Lilies or Lilium. There are all sorts of lilies like Water Lily, Lily of the Vallet and more. But, only true lilies are edible and can be used for decorating your cakes. The delicious taste of these lilies will perfectly blend with a vanilla cake or a pineapple one.

Carnations

Red Carnations

Impatiens

Carnations are extremely pretty. They have been used in various recipes and medicines. Now, it is your turn to use them as cake garnishing. Your guests can either eat the petals of this edible flower for cake decoration or just let it sit beautifully on the cake. Either way, carnations are a great option.

Roses

red roses

We all have tasted rose petals. Now, imagine decking up your cake with it and even adding a few petals inside it. You can make Indian fusion cakes like Rose flavoured cake, Gulukand cake and more. On the other hand, you can simply add red roses to your chocolate cake or a truffle one and enhance its overall look.

Peonies

Peonies

Peonies are delicate and they have a sweet taste. You can go for a fruit-flavoured cake and use Peonies on top as it is another stunning flower for cake decorations.

Impatiens

Impatiens

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Impatiens can be found anywhere. You can bake an anniversary or birthday cake, pick impatiens from your garden and just garnish the cake with them. Impatiens is the last one on our list of edible flowers for cakes and will make your creation the highlight of all parties!

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