mini cakes with jelly candy flowers

Mini Cakes with Jelly Candy Flowers

Use these instructions to make easy mini cakes with jelly candy flowers. Fun to make with kids at birthday parties or even during Summer time.

Most of the cakes I make are decorated with fondant but today, I am sharing these mini cakes with with jelly candy flowers.

There are so many varieties of candies these days but the jelly ones are really cool to work with, since you can “squish” them and “cut” them up easily.

Making these jelly candy flowers is simple, easy andΒ fun, especially for kids.

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Don’t you just love all the colors?

They are so bright and make me feel all happy and cheery inside.

You can decorate your cupcakes or even bigger cakes with these jelly candy flowers.

This is probably one of the most easiest cake decorating techniques ever and even if you have never decorated a cake or cupcake in your life, you can make these jelly candy flowers.

Also, If you are fond of decorating cakes with candies, check out this easy rainbow twizzler cake and Halloween candy cake and Kit Kat cake.

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To make these mini cakes with jelly candy flowers, you will need the following ingredients and supplies:

Jelly candies
Chocolate cake
Melted chocolate
Circle cutters
Wax paper
Small cookie rack

And here are the steps:

Step 1:
Use scissors to cut jelly candies into rectangular shapes for the flower petals.

Step 2:
Roll a few jelly candy pieces into a small ball for the flower center.

Step 3:
Cut a few triangle shaped green jelly candies for the leaf.

Step 4:
Arrange these pieces on top of your mini cakes and press gently and they will stick to the surface.

And you are done!


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They taste just as good as they look!

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Well, that’s all for today.

Until next time, tata my lovelies!


  1. Maris (In Good Taste)

    June 4, 2011 at 11:25 am

    These are fantastic! So pretty!

  2. kankana

    June 4, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    This looks like a fantastic cute little treat . You can use Picasa too for phot edit and collage making.. it’s quick and easy with various format to choose from πŸ™‚ Also Picasa is free..

  3. Junia @ Mis Pensamientos

    June 4, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    ahhhh i love making everything look like flowers!!! πŸ˜€ love the decor. and i don’t know how to make collages yet either. i have iphoto, so i’ll have to research how to do it!

  4. Belinda @zomppa

    June 4, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    I think these are perfect!! So bright and cheerful.

  5. Trish

    June 4, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    I am a little behind visiting all my fav sites…these flower cakes would be GREAT at a tea party…whoo hoooo!!!! Super cute.

  6. Paula

    June 5, 2011 at 7:46 am

    These mini cakes are adorable and your collage is just fine. Enjoy your vacation in Canada.

  7. yummychunklet

    June 5, 2011 at 5:07 pm

    What great photos! I just got my hands dirty with fondant last week, so I’ll have to practice more before I’m ready to try my hand at something new like those jellies. They look great!

  8. Wendy Irene

    June 5, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    The candy flowers look beautiful! And I have to say, that mug with chocolates next to it seems to be calling my name. I just want to reach through the computer and grab one πŸ™‚ Enjoy your Canada trip!

  9. Roxana GreenGirl

    June 5, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    aww, those are so cute. love the way you cut those jellies to make flowers. Brilliant idea.

    the collage seems fine to me. I can’t give you any advice since I don’t know how to make them.
    Enjoy your time with your family πŸ™‚

  10. Greedy Rosie

    June 7, 2011 at 7:01 am

    Thats such a simple idea, but so effective – and very pretty!

  11. thoma

    June 7, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    hmm…collage making tips? the best collages i’ve seen are at deeba’s (4get the name; will come back)…yours look fabulous; you really want them better lol!

    well your aching beauties have bitten my heart sore and i’m rushing to my refrigerator to pinch a piece of choc cake with some rum sauce!!

  12. thoma

    June 7, 2011 at 12:22 pm…swoon blog. i love and love her rustic uncluttered setting!!

  13. Little Miss Vegan Cupcakes

    June 7, 2011 at 3:26 pm

    ummmmmm yummmmmm! lol
    this looks tasty πŸ™‚

  14. suzy eats

    June 7, 2011 at 5:05 pm

    these look great. i love how you did the flowers!

  15. Caroline

    June 9, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    These are absolutely adorable! Hope you’re having a wonderful time in Canada. πŸ™‚

  16. Hester Casey - Alchemy

    June 10, 2011 at 6:28 am

    These little cakes are very cute – love the jelly flowers. Hope you are having a wonderful break.

  17. Abeer

    June 11, 2011 at 6:51 pm

    Thanks for the link thoma.

  18. Jaz

    October 21, 2011 at 4:52 am

    Now this is another way to give flowers that can be eaten =)

  19. Bonnie

    August 2, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    Great ideas, wonderful colors, can’t wait to try these!

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