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Brilliant Confections: A Peony Wedding Cake By Ron Ben-Israel


Photos by Brian Hatton Photography

We love peonies! So, naturally, we're dying for this giant [sugar] peony.

For their Cipriani 42nd Street wedding, Danielle and Greg want something a little different for their cake than cascading flowers. So they enlisted sweet genius Ron Ben-Israel to create this giant peony. The bride also had the idea for another sophisticated feature of the cake- that each petal’s edges was painted with gold.The white on white added a soft elegance to this brilliant confection.