Can you put real flowers on a cake?
In short the answer is yes, it is safe to use fresh flowers on your wedding cake, so long as you follow these simple guidelines: … If a florist is designing your cake flowers, they’ll take care to ensure the blooms do not come into contact with the cake. Never push flower stems into the cake.
What flowers are safe to put on a cake?
Even if you aren’t eating the actual flowers, just contact with the buttercream you will eat could be dangerous, so it’s best to stick with flowers that are edible. “Flowers that are beautiful as well as edible include roses, calendulas, nasturtiums, hibiscus, violets, and sunflowers, among others.
How long will fresh flowers last on a cake?
Some blooms are more prone to wilting than others. Most should fare perfectly well for a day – I have actually tested some of Jan’s organic flowers by leaving them, without any cover or cling film, in my fridge, and they remained perfect for 2 whole days.
What greenery is safe for cakes?
Leaves, ferns, rosemary and olive branches are all great choices and pretty easy to get a hold of, perfect for rustic wedding fans! Use small sprigs in order to not create a small forest on top of your cake!