For those of us who spend the summer months buying, Instagramming and otherwise swooning over hydrangea blooms (guilty, apologies), the latest in cake trends is basically our heaven. Meet the 3-D hydrangea cake, which is gracing preppy nuptials everywhere this season. Whether decorated with delicate fondant cutouts or fluffy buttercream frosting petals, one thing is for damn certain—these sugary showstoppers will give your wedding bouquet a run for its money.

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OK, this might be the prettiest confection we’ve ever laid eyes on.  

Believe it or not, it’s dessert, not a centerpiece.

Multicolored mini cakes for the win.

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We love this pomander in the palest hydrangea blue.

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And these edible navy ribbons paired with dainty white petals.  

The key to making these guys so lifelike? Rolled layers of icing in different colors.

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Wait, which ones are edible?

Lest we forget, fancy cakes are often cutest in miniature form.

Don’t you agree?

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