Fabulous Flower Birthday Cake Ideas for Any Time of the Year

April 3rd, 2019 by Desiree Smith

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.

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.

Fall Flowers Buttercream Cake

Made with bold colors, this fall flowers 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!

Cool Blooms Giant Cupcake Cake

This giant cupcake cake is 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.

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.

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 stats, dots, swirls and rosettes in any pretty pattern you’d like. Simple and impressive – this cake is a total win/win.

Blooming Floral Birthday Cake

Easy Bloom decorating tips make decorating this cake a breeze. Mix and match your favorite colors of buttercream frosting, then use a variety of tips to create a beautiful mix of blooms in all shapes and sizes.

Blossoming Spring Flowers Cake

From sweet peas and mums, to violets and roses, spring has sprung on this gorgeous cake overflowing with the prettiest petals perfect for spring birthday celebrations.

Tulip Cake

Tulips are such lovely flowers you only need a few to make any birthday cake beautiful. Use a leaf tip to add tiny touches of greenery and arrange a few Sugar Pearls for just a bit of shimmering glamor.

We’d love to see the beautiful flower birthday cakes you’re decorating! Tag us on Instagram @wiltoncakes.

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

One Reply

  1. Debra Donham says:

    I just purchased a Wilton decorating set of tips, a round turntable, a few spatulas, and another set of flower tips from a Russian company. Can you tell me if there is a Wilton cake decorating school nearby? I live in Nixa, Missouri, which is just a few miles south of Springfield, Missouri. Is the school in Chicago the only one?

    I’m watching videos and trying to learn from those. Wilton has been around for so many years – I will retire in 4 years and I would like to have a cake decorating business when I retire. So I have 4 years to learn. Hahaha!

    Best wishes to the Wilton team, and I hope I can be a successful part of that.

    Debra Donham, Nixa, Missouri

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