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 and 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!


  • thoma June 7, 2011 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!!

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

  • Little Miss Vegan Cupcakes June 7, 2011 3:26 pm

    ummmmmm yummmmmm! lol
    this looks tasty 🙂

  • suzy eats June 7, 2011 5:05 pm

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

  • Caroline June 9, 2011 4:39 pm

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

  • Hester Casey – Alchemy June 10, 2011 6:28 am

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

  • Abeer June 11, 2011 6:51 pm

    Thanks for the link thoma.

  • Jaz October 21, 2011 4:52 am

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

  • Bonnie August 2, 2012 12:38 pm

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

  • Vera Zecevic – Cupcakes Garden October 15, 2012 9:13 am

    Lovely decorated cupcakes, looks great!

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