If you’re looking to make a simple but stunning cake for your next party, there really isn’t anything more classic than a flower birthday cake. From roses to tulips, learning how to pipe buttercream frosting flowers is easy. With just a few decorating bags, tips and spatulas on hand, there are endless combinations of cake decorations to make for your celebration.
We’ve made it super easy for you to get started by putting together a list of some of the best happy birthday flower cakes around. Whether you’re a beginner or a more advanced cake decorator, this list has something for everyone. We have all you need to make your next birthday cake a blooming success.
1. Buttercream Flower Cake
Your cake is your canvas when you make this gorgeous summertime flower birthday cake. It’s lovely, but very easy to make because no bags and tips are required. Just blend shades of green and blue icings together and top it off with simple buttercream flowers — all made with only a couple of cake spatulas.
2. Fall Flowers Buttercream Cake
Made with bold colors, this fall flower cake is sure to make a statement at any autumn birthday celebration. You only need to know a few simple flower decorating techniques, including rosettes and leaves, so it’s a great birthday cake for beginners to make. The best part is, no one needs to know just how easy it was!
3. Cool Blooms Giant Cupcake Cake
This giant cupcake cake is a birthday party showstopper. With just a few cake decorating tips needed, you can cover the entire top with beautiful blooms and leaves. Use our bold color combinations or chose your own. Either way, it’s definitely the cake people will be talking about days after the party.
4. Blooming Number One Birthday Cake
Whether you’re turning one or 100, age is more than just a number with this blooming number birthday cake recipe. Use our shaped number cake pan for baking your cake, then get to the fun part – decorating! You can tint the buttercream icing in any color combo to fit your party’s theme, then use easy cake decorating techniques like rosettes, mums and more to complete the look.
5. Happiest Birthday Cake
This is one of the easiest three-layer cakes you’ll ever decorate. We used various shades of pink and violets for our cake, but you can pick any palette to fit your party. Just tint your buttercream, then pipe pull-out stars, dots, swirls and rosettes in any pretty pattern you’d like. Simple and impressive – this cake is a total win/win.
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