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asked July 22nd 2019

Roses on cakes

Hi. Just wondering, when you put real roses on a cake, what steps do you have to do to make them safe for on a cake. Sorry, I have never put real flowers on a cake, so not sure how to go about it.


Hi maisey

There are loads of do's and don'ts about placing fresh flowers on cakes. Please peek at the following link :

... if you search on youtube how to wire wedding roses, you can see videos on how to prepare them.

Unfortunately, it isn't as straight forward as it appears. To be on the safe side it's best not to offer fresh flowers on cakes. When I was doing cakes I would ask the client to seek advice from their florists. It's best to get written confirmation that they take full responsibility for any arrangements they make with the third party. This is to safeguard yourself.

I hope this helps. 🙂


Lovely, thanks. X