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$15 per slice

Cherry blossoms are wildly popular for spring weddings, according to Ana Parzych of Ana Parzych Cakes. These hand-wired gum-paste blooms are beautiful, but they are more expensive and cause the cake to take an extra three days to make.

Cream-colored wedding cake with gum-paste flowers and gold bands, $15 per slice (serves 200), Ana Parzych Cakes

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