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5 Stylish Wedding Cake Trends

5 Stylish Wedding Cake Trends

Not only is your wedding cake a delicious way to indulge your sweet tooth, it also has the potential to add heaps of style and interest to your celebration.

The cake table often serves as a focal point during the reception, drawing admiring glances well before the ceremonial cutting of the cake. Whether you make a serious statement or opt for something subtle and understated, your cake will play a starring role in your wedding décor.

With this in mind, I’ve pulled together 5 stylish wedding cake trends that are a treat for the eyes as well as your taste buds… 

wedding cake trends - Geode Cake

Cake Life Bake Shop by Hope Helmuth Wedding Photography via 100 Layer Cake

Geode – A far cry from traditional white wedding cakes, geode cakes are covered in stunning edible crystals. I love the way these rocky confections compliment metallic hues like copper and gold.  

wedding cake trends - Marble cakesBaking Chic by Liz Baker Photography via Whimsical Wonderland Weddings

Marble – Compared to more rustic naked cakes, marble wedding cakes seem to scream luxury and glamour. The look is achieved by kneading two different shades of fondant icing together to form a smooth finish.

wedding cake trends - Hand painted cakes

Cotton and Crumbs by We Are // The Clarkes via Whimsical Wonderland Weddings

Hand-Painted – A refreshing alternative to uniform piping, hand-painted wedding cakes are truly unique and often look almost too pretty to eat. Pair with hand-painted or printed watercolour details elsewhere for a dreamy, romantic look.

wedding cake trends - Lace cakes

Cotton and Crumbs by We Are // The Clarkes via Rock My Wedding

Lace – Classic elegance never goes out of style. For as long as brides continue swooning over gowns adorned with lace, it’ll keep appearing on wedding cakes too.

wedding cake trends - Botanical cakes

Vanilla Photography via Bloved

Botanical – Foliage is the new flowers, so instead of decorating your cake with pretty blooms, try trailing ivy, ferns or succulents.

If you want to include flowers along with foliage....how about something stunning like this from The Sweet Stuff.

wedding cake trends - Botanical - The Sweet Stuff

The Sweet Stuff - Photography by Ivory Fayre

Once you’ve chosen your cake, consider the rest of the table too. Flowers, candles, a beautiful backdrop, pretty garland or other decorative details will keep things looking sweet. For the ultimate in cakey indulgence, why not consider making your cake the central part of a delicious treat table?

wedding cake trends - Treat Table - Yummy Little Cakes

Yummy Little Cakes and Polly & Me at The West Mill

Stylish Wedding Cake Trends - Pasticcerio Lorena - Treat Table

Pasticceria Lorena - Photography by Sara Hazeldine

Until next time,
Happy planning!

Val x

Top image credit: Baking Chic by Liz Baker Photography via Whimsical Wonderland Weddings

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