Filled with flavor and style, this post is dedicated to good taste! When done well, wedding cakes fit seamlessly into the aesthetic of any wedding day. Not only is this scrumptious wedding dessert a sweet treat for guests, but it’s also often displayed as a piece of art for all to see. Varying in size, color, pattern, texture, and more, this year's cake designs included fresh florals, custom accents, and contemporary takes on timeless looks –- all of which effortlessly told the story behind these weddings and styled shoots.
BEST OF 2021: Bouquets & Boutonnieres
Go ahead and file this one under “not your average wedding cake!” In fact, this modern cake design is unlike any we’ve ever seen and it made its debut at this real wedding giveaway, won by Mariela and Gilberto. With its quirky tiers, lively color, and unique texture you can certainly count on this being a one-of-a-kind design. Cake Design by Flor de Harina | Photography by Phosphilic
If we had to choose one word to describe this modern camp themed wedding cake design, it would be EPIC. While this styled shoot was sweet and playful, make no mistake this two-tier, blue and gold contemporary cake design held its own in a grand way! Cake Design by Laura Marie Cakes | Photography by Allie Lindsey Photography
As if Peter and Braulio’s New York City wedding wasn’t enough to make us ooh-and-ahh, their 1920s-inspired affair included a monogrammed Art Deco cake design that was utterly jaw-dropping. The same monogram was also seen throughout the day on their decor including their stationery and favors. This one truly offers a pretty slice of inspiration! Cake Design by Ron-Ben Israel Cakes | Photography by André Maier Photography
If you think eloping means you have to forgo a wedding cake, think again! In fact, not only did Aimee and Ashley have a cake for their Blue Ridge Mountaintop elopement at sunset, but they even had the colorful cake designed to mimic the scenery in view. Cake Design by Cakes by Rachel | Photography by 3 Cats Photo
The prettiest terracotta wedding cake we ever did see, this styled shoot inspired by The Royal Tenenbaums included a whimsy cake design with a vintage flair. If you’re looking to be inspired by the perfect boho design, take notes on this one! Cake Design by August June Desserts | Photography by Rebecca Stone Photography