The Latest Cake Trend is Unbelievably Stunning

Buttercream flowers look as good as they taste, though you won't believe they're edible.

First there was fondant, followed shortly by naked cakes. The next cake trend to hit bakeries and Instagram feeds is here and it's blooming with possibilities. Buttercream flowers are blossoming on almost every cake and they look too pretty to eat. With delicate petals, intricate layers, and the softest of colors, these beauties are truly the product of a culinary artist. While it may take a lot of practice to make these yourself, a little inspiration never hurts. Check out some of our favorite buttercream flowers from cake designers who are nailing this edible trend. 

Check out the delicious detail on these life-like leaves.

The best things come in small packages.

The details on the side are really what make this cake extraordinary.

Not even cakes can escape the succulent trend!

Each step of the buttercream piping process is stunning.

These delicate petals look too good to be true.

All-white designs are perfect for a bride-to-be. Edible pearls add a touch of elegance.

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We bet this ring of roses makes that cake taste even better.

Buttercream roses are pretty, but this sunflower stands out against its pastel bouquet.

This baker went all-in with the prettiest tree we've ever seen.


  1. So gorgeous!! Is cakes are beautiful what a pretty way to celebrate someone special!

  2. Can not see what they are doing because of t

  3. Forgot the pics :/

  4. Couldn't see the caked. No pics

  5. No pictures!!!

    1. Everything old is new again.

    2. I know!!! Put the pics in!!!!!

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