Wedding Cake Inspiration
Choosing a wedding cake is a fun and delicious part of the wedding planning process. A beautiful wedding cake can be a real focal point of your wedding breakfast. It adds to your wedding theme and a scrumptious memory your guests will have from your wedding day!
Firstly, you’ll need to decide the theme and size of your wedding cake. Will it one of many options of themes, such as floral or even Disney? Will it be a single or multi-tiered cake? Will the filling be a traditional and classic fruit cake, or modern and delicious option such as red velvet? The options are endless!
Secondly, you’ll need to find a cake designer who will be able to fulfil your idea and bring it to life for your wedding day!
We’ve listed below some of our favourite cake ideas and designs to help you on the deciding process. Prepare to crave some cake!
Modern Dried Floral Wedding Cake
Dried palms and foliage are set to stay as popular wedding trends and make a pretty addition to a modern wedding cake.
Modern Dried Citrus Wedding Cake
As well as a dried floral cake, there is also an option for dried citrus fruit options. The slices are strategically placed down a textured white buttercream cake brings out their vibrant colour. It would work equally well for a summer wedding in the sunshine, an autumn wedding where the blood orange adds a warming tone and even a winter wedding, with the addition of pinecones, orange and cinnamon sticks make it feel extra Christmas-y.
Pressed Flower Wedding Cake
Scattered dried rose petals that match the flowers in the bouquets make this wedding cake look so pretty. It’s a very simple design at heart but is elevated with this rustic-luxe flower sprinkle.
Sequin Wedding Cake
If you’re looking for a statement wedding cake, then one topped with edible sequins, would be the perfect cake for you. As well as looking good on your cake table, it will also look incredible in photos and a glamourous addition to your wedding.
Marble-Effect Wedding Cake
Marble-effect wedding cakes are one of the most popular options! It has many creative finishes and endless colour designs for you to choose from, giving it an impressive artistic overall look.
Initial Imprinted Wedding Cake
A simple, yet meaningful cake option, to have your initials entwined on the front of the wedding cake. Your initial would entwine on the cake, the same way you both have on your wedding day.
Rustic Semi-Naked Wedding Cake
Visibly imperfect semi-naked icing gives an otherwise simple wedding cake a serious edge. Top it with the same flowers and berries in your wedding flowers or find an edible alternative.
Drip Wedding Cake
Drip wedding cakes lend themselves so well to rustic themes and simple buttercream cakes and come in just about everything you can imagine. For an autumnal cake, add caramel drips, blackberries, figs, dried apple slices and more. It’s an architectural delight and those drips look totally moreish. This can also be amended for a themed cake.
Pearl Wedding Cake
Pearls give off classic wedding vibes, and added with a blush/neutral icing, the whole look is very cute and contemporary.
Simple Ombre Wedding Cake
Keep your wedding cake simple and let a cake topper do the talking. A neutral ombre buttercream creation is effortlessly elegant and a classic look to embrace.
Macaroon Wedding Cake
Couples with a sweet tooth would love a wedding cake which is finished with a tower of macaroons. What could be better, tiers of your chosen cake and finished with sweet macaroons! A delicious combination.
Dessert Stack Wedding Cake
Who says you need to have a traditional wedding cake on your big day? Consider a dessert stack if you want something which is much easier to share around.
This dessert stack has a small cake on the top tier, so you’ll still be able to cut the cake in front of all your guests!
Your dessert stacks could include doughnuts, cupcakes, brownies etc …
Cheese Wedding Cake
If you’re not a cake lover, why not ditch the traditional sweet wedding cake altogether and opt for a cheese wedding cake? You could have different tiers of your favourite cheeses instead!
Our top important tip for choosing your wedding cake! Consider the time of year you are getting married. If you’re hosting a summer wedding, stay away from whipped cream or buttercreams as they melt quickly, and instead opt for a fondant-iced wedding cake. Your cake maker will be able to provide you with more information on the icing options, delivery, and refrigeration for your particular cake.
We hope this has given you an insight into choosing your wedding! Enjoy every delicious bite!