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25 Creative Wedding Cakes We Love

  |   By Alison McGill

Cake by Truffle Cake & Pastry. Photography by Corina V Photography.

Your wedding cake is the anchor of your sweet table and will be the star of many wedding photos. Creating a dream confection reflective of you and your wedding style is key. There are so many creative confections to choose from for your wedding, working with your cake artist to narrow down your selections to craft your perfect cake will be your challenge.

From unfussy naked layers topped with fresh flowers to towers featuring bold fondant shades and hand-painted details, we have rounded up some of our favourite designs to inspire your sweet selection.

No.
01

Flowers and coral

Peach and coral flowers with gold accents give this cake an ultra-luxe vibe. Honestly, this cake is so gorgeous we could be convinced it's a tasty sculpture that belongs in a museum. 


Cake by I Do Wedding Cakes. Photography courtesy of Lucas T Photography as seen in this real wedding.

No.
02

Fault lines

Who could resist the urge to put this cake on its side and slicing it in half to see if there's flowers throughout? We know there aren't but still... The fault line cake is a cool statement cake to include in your sweet spread. 


Cake by Rocco Butter. Photography by Maya Visneyi as seen in our 2020 Wedding Trends Guide.

No.
03

Rustic earth-toned

Imagine cutting into this scrumptious, picture-perfect cake on your wedding day. Wouldn't that be a delight? A single-tier cake with earth-toned floral accents is simple and super-sweet.


Cake by Double Take Cakes & Desserts. Photography by Gina Brandt as seen in this real wedding.

No.
04

Winter tower

This shimmering three-tower wedding cake is perfect for a romantic winter-wonderland celebration. The floral accents are delicate, ornate, and we imagine they're oh so scrumptious.


Cake by A. Elizabeth Cakes. Photography by JuMi Story as seen in this real wedding.

No.
05

Welcome to the jungle

Jungle vibes look especially are an especially chic choice for your wedding cakes. Think floral summer with pops of brilliant colour throughout your wedding pallete. 


Cakes by Finespun Cakes. Photography by Maya Visneyi as seen in our 2020 Wedding Trends Guide.

No.
06

Nude cake

This two-tier naked cake with fresh flowers is the definition of unfussy elegance. Honestly, we know those flowers are so perfect we almost wish they were edible!


Cake by Love In Bloom Cakes. Photography courtesy of Liat Aharoni as seen in this real wedding.

No.
07

Fresh flowers

Another floral cake that looks too good to be true. Whimsical fresh flowers give this cake a cool and creative twist.


Cake by Love In Bloom Cakes. Photography courtesy of Liat Aharoni as seen in this real wedding.

No.
08

Like marble

What a delectable work of art. This soft tonal colour palette makes this square-two-tier cake a standout.


Cake by Cakes In A Box. Photography courtesy of L'Estelle Photography as seen in this styled shoot.

No.
09

For the Guilded Age

Inspired by Victorian-style sweets this bonbon tower and rose-decked triple layer cake are perfection. Talk about the perfect confectionaries for a Victorian-themed wedding.

Cakes by Nadia & Co. Photography courtesy of 5iveFifteen as seen at this bridal shower.

No.
10

Hand-painted luxe 

The soft colour palette and use of fresh flowers on this elegant hand-painted confection crowned with a whimsical cake topper are darling.


Cake by Cake Babes. Photography by Brittany Macleod as seen in this real wedding.

No.
11

Floral mini-cake

A simple mini cake goes level up topped with fresh flowers including the always amazing red anthurium. It's the perfect centrepiece for an elegant, woodsy wedding. 


Cake by Cake And The Giraffe. Photography courtesy of Denise Lin Photography as seen in this styled shoot.

No.
12

Simple and gold

We love the simplicity of this classic white confection trimmed in gold sparkles and sugar flowers. The cake's design fits in with the elegant multicultural wedding for Ulyana and Leon.


Cake by Laugh Love Cakes. Photography courtesy of Charmaine Mallari as seen in this real wedding.

No.
13

Pink and nude

There is nothing prettier than a blush pink naked cake, don't you agree? We're in love with the minimalist design and use of flowers for that perfect feel for a dream wedding.


Cake by Katie Pomes at Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. Photography by Sandra Leung at Yaletown Photography as seen in this real wedding.

No.
14

Rustic and nude

A rustic naked cake trimmed in roses and proteas is a sweet table statement maker. It's the perfect choice for a whimsical woodland wedding.


Cake by Sweet Savour by Felicia. Photography by L'Orangerie Photographie as seen in this real wedding.

No.
15

Nude sugar flowers

Hand-crafted sugar flowers give this tower a timeless, elegant vibe.
Cake by Nadia & Co. Photography courtesy of Blyda Costa as seen in this real wedding.

No.
16

Nude watercolours

Watercolour details and fresh flowers give this naked cake a fresh spin that fit perfectly with Bonita and Gesnelson choices for a navy and gold wedding.


Cake by Le Delice. Photography courtesy of Natalia Zuk as seen in this real wedding.

No.
17

Simple white cream

Classic white and cream always feels fresh for your wedding cake, and fits the vibe for a modern rustic vineyard wedding.


Cake by Sweet Celebrations. Photography courtesy of Alix Gould Photography as seen in this styled shoot.

No.
18

Sugar flowers

All The Beautiful Details You Need For A Modern, Floral-Filled Intimate Wedding

Imagine the taste of delicate sugar flowers coupled with a pastel colour palette. The combo creates this romantic confection for a modern floral-themed wedding.


Cake by Truffle Cake & Pastry. Photography by Corina V Photography as seen in this styled shoot.

No.
19

Peachy-pink

Pampas grass details take this pretty peachy-pink cake level up. Talk about a perfect cake design for an elegant fall weather. 


Cake by Oliviay Studio. Photography courtesy of Snapful Photography as seen in this styled shoot.

No.
20

All the floral colours

For the wedding that's going big, bold and boisterous, we present colour, colour and more colour make this cake a whimsical wonder.


Cake by Love In Bloom Cakes. Photography courtesy of Maureen Im as seen in this styled shoot.

No.
21

Watercolour mini-cake

Think wild, spring, and over-the top. A beautiful mini cake with watercolour and sugar flower details adds a punch of colour to any sweets table.


Cake by Joni & Cake. Photography courtesy of Hello Inspira as seen in this styled shoot.

No.
22

Autumnal flowers

Rich burgundy and green floral accents make this cake a perfect choice for an autumn or winter celebration. This cake would compliment a woodsy, rustic, or minimalist colour palette for your nuptials. 


Cake by Buttermere. Photography courtesy of Ting Photography as seen in this styled shoot.

No.
23

Flowers and berries

If you're looking for some inspo for a minimalist modern wedding, check out this hand-painted cake with florals and berries tied up with a bow, there is quintessentially a beautiful and timeless cake design.


Cake by Nadia & Co. Photography courtesy of Robin Sassi as seen in this real wedding.

No.
24

Copper and gold

Copper and gold trim this elegant cake which features a map of the world. Talk about a perfect choice if you are a global adventurer, or if you're planning on a destination wedding.


Photography by Ashley & Brandon Photography as seen in this real wedding.

No.
25

Five tiers for the win

What can we say? This epic five-tier confection takes the cake for an Haute confection creation. It would be the perfect centrepiece for a magical autumnal wedding.


Cake by Nadia & Co. Photography by 5ive15teen as seen in this real wedding.

This article was originally published on Jan 04, 2021
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