Desserts that look good enough to eat

This story first appeared in the Spring/Summer 2019 issue of Columbus Weddings, published December 2018.

We asked four local bakers to create cakes with designs and flavors that incorporate bright spring florals. Here’s what they came up with.

Rock Solid
Lemon elderflower cake with lemon and raspberry frosting, featuring white chocolate discs, fresh fruit and flowers, geode rock candy and macarons, by Capital City Cakes

Secret Garden
Vanilla cake with signature buttercream frosting and lavender, strawberry and raspberry cake pop “flowers” inside, featuring hand-painted and piped buttercream flowers, by Our CupCakery

Birch, Please
Chocolate cake with French buttercream frosting, featuring hand-painted birch bark design and piped buttercream flowers, by The Suisse Shop Bakery

Painterly Posy
Key lime margarita cake with piña colada frosting and signature fondant, featuring hand-painted flowers, by Jan Kish-La Petite Fleur