Paper peony cake decorations

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  • How pretty are these edible paper peony cake decorations? Each delicate flower is created from wafer paper and makes a very impressive, realistic flower to sit on top of your cupcakes or large cake.

    It may seem a little tricky to make these floral cake decorations at first, but our step-by-step picture recipe will break down each process to make it that little bit easier.

    We think these pretty flowers would transform any cake into a work of art. Pop individual flowers onto cupcakes or make up a whole bouquet on a large cake.


    For the piping gel:

    • 60ml water
    • 60ml corn syrup
    • 3tsp cornflour
    • ¼tsp clear vanilla extract

    For the flowers:

    • Wafer paper of your choice
    • Sugar sprinkles or nonpareil for the centres