Mehndi Inspiration: Cakes & Cookies {Flickr Foto Friday}

2010 Oct 13 - by Preeti
Getting mehndi (henna) put on your hands and feet as an Indian bride is a special experience. Mehndi is a plant based paste that leaves a beautiful dark red-black color on your skin. It is an essential and sensual decoration for any lovely bride and her friends.

What if you love henna and want to take it one step further? Some brides have done just that. Henna inspired cakes and cookies and even wedding cards bear the beautiful, ornate decorations.

These cakes are not only beautiful but to-die-for goodness! Have you used mehndi as a theme in your wedding? Let us know how you pulled it off.

henna cookies

Red henna cake by Kara's Custom Cakes

Henna Tattoo Cake

Royal Purple Cake by Sugarlump Cakery

Henna inspired Wedding Cake

Henna Cookies - for Niki

Diwali inspired chai flavored sugar cookies by CMH Gupta


Flower henna motif by Desserts By Scrumptious

Flower Henna Cookies

The Henna Wedding Cake by HennaLounge the henna wedding cake.

Cookie Trade by Montreal ConfectionsWinter 2010 - Cookie Trade

Mehndi Gift Box Cake by cakezilla

Mehndi Gift Box Cake

Indian Inspirations by Cupcake SistersIndian Inspirations

Roshini in purple and gold by Glass Slipper Gourmet"Roshini" in purple and gold

Henna Cake and Cupcakes by

Sarah & Scott's wedding cake by Diane's Sweet TreatsSarah & Scott's wedding cake