learn how to hand paint flowers on cakes

By marring traditional sugar flowers and trendy hand painting this cake is a pièce de résistance

Welcome to 5th Avenue Cake designs we specialize in creating cakes, cookies, and cupcakes that take the art of decorating to a whole new level that exceeds your expectations. Each cake, cookie, and cupcake is customized to mirror your personality! We at 5th Avenue Cake Designs marry the traditional with innovation and trends.

 Today weddings and special occasion cakes/cookies are not merely treats to feed your guests,but masterpieces,and works of art. They reflect your personality, style, and taste.

 The explosion of cake and cookie designs have opened a door of beauty and individualism. Hand painted cakes and cookies are no exception; they have been gradually gaining popularity in the last couple years with a showcase of stunning cakes and cookies popping up on pinterest and in wedding magazines. They now are quickly becoming the hottest trends for weddings, engagement parties, graduations, and a plethora of special occasions.

 Uniting the traditional delicate sugar flowers with the trendy hand painting creates a showpiece (pièce de résistance) that will be memorable for years to come!

Cherry Blossom Cake:

learn how to hand paint flowers on cakes

Be sure to cover a cake drum with fondant to match your cake for a professional appearance!


  • 1/4 angle shader,Scharff
  • #4 round brush, Scharff
  • Palatte
  • Foam plate
  • Brush Basin
  • Pasta machine
  • Christmas rose cutter,TT
  • Christmas rose veiner,SKGI
  • Dresend tool. Fmm
  • Celstick
  • Celpad
  • Jasmine cutter, Fmm for calyx
  • Grove board,CC
  • Cosmetic sponge
  • 26 gauge wire
  • 24 gauge wire
  • 20 tauge wire
  • Brown floral tape
  • Primrose cuttter, OP
  • Small Stamens
  • Brushes for dusting
  • Angle tweezers
  • Small palate knife
  • Small Spikes
  • Cake turntable
  • 1 square cake drum, covered in fondant


  • Food Paste
  • Baby Pink,Sf
  • Bright white,SF
  • Dark Brown
  • Plum Petal dust,SF
  • Baby Pink petal dust,SF
  • Fairy Pink, CC
  • Egg white
  • Cooled boiled water
  • Piping Gel
  • Fondant, to cover cakes


Bake, fill, cover (with fondant),  and tier your cake a day ahead to dry.

Use an One Stroke method to paint the cherry blossoms with an angle shader.


 The complete HD Cherry Blossom Cake Hand Painting with tips and tricks video 32 minutes.

I will be sharing flower paste cherry blossom (individual petals) technique and method use at 5th Avenue Cake Designs in our education classes.

learn how to hand paint flowers on cakes

Cherry blossom have a mysterious presence!

Sugar Cherry Blossom tutorial will be released soon!

learn how to hand paint flowers on cakes

Flower paste flowers is a timeless cake decorating technique, balancing them with new trends keeps your cakes a step above!

Every flower and foliage  in nature can be recreated with flower paste.  I’m in the process of designing a step by step tutorial (that you will be able to download) showing how to create individual cherry blossom petals. The five blossom in one cherry blossom will be available as well.

learn how to hand paint flowers on cakes

Balancing Cake Trends with Timeless Traditional Designs: Cherry Blossom Cake

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