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Wisteria Wedding Cake

by Susanna Righetto


Create pretty pink Japanese wisteria using flower paste, perfect for a summer wedding.

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Delicate clusters of pink petals and buds of the beautiful Japanese wisteria adorn this pretty wedding cake that would be perfect for a summer celebration.


  1. Preparing the Cakes
    Cover the cakes with marzipan and sugarpaste before dowelling and stacking them and trimming with ribbon for a professional finish.
  2. Wisteria Buds
    Find out how to form pretty, pink buds using flower paste and a mixture of dust food colours.
  3. Wisteria Flowers
    Learn how to make the centre, winged petal and banner (outer) petal and put them together to make a beautiful flower.
  4. Wisteria Leaves
    Discover how to create realistic-looking leaves and attach them to the flowers.
  5. Finishing Touches
    Find out how to arrange the wisteria on the cake for the best results.

Occasion: Wedding
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Featured in Summer 2012 issue

Project by Susanna Righetto

Susanna Righetto

author of Wisteria Wedding Cake

Susanna Righetto is a talented sugar florist and creates flowers that are stylish and feminine with a romantic flair. Susanna started out as a professional photographer before discovering that she could combine her passions for photography and baking through sugar floristry. After studying under sugar floristry experts Alan Dunn and Paddi Clark, Susanna obtained her Master Certificate from Squires Kitchen International School in 2011. Having achieved her certificate, Susanna now teaches sugar floristry in northern and southern Italy. She has demonstrated at both The Cake Show and the Cake Design Italian Festival, two major sugarcraft exhibitions in Italy, and starred in two episodes of Le Torte di Toni, an Italian TV show hosted by Australian sugarcrafter Toni Brancatisano.

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