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Get Ready to Drool: Trending Wedding Cakes That Will Make Your Taste Buds Dance

Updated: Sep 19, 2023

Hey there, cake lovers and soon-to-be-weds! Get ready to feast your eyes and satisfy your sweet tooth as we dive into the delicious world of trending wedding cakes. These jaw-dropping creations not only taste heavenly but will also leave your guests in awe. From sleek and minimalistic designs to hand-painted masterpieces, we've got all the inside scoop on the latest cake trends that will make your big day even more unforgettable. So, grab a fork and let's dig in!

Macrame wrapped wedding cake on a boho styled wedding table

The Art of Simplicity:

Forget frills and fuss—modern minimalism is taking the wedding cake scene by storm. These cakes are all about sleek lines, elegant simplicity, and a touch of sophistication. Smooth buttercream or fondant finishes in neutral tones like whites and muted pastels create a clean and classy look. Add a dash of charm with delicate sugar flowers or geometric patterns, and voila! You've got a cake that's effortlessly chic.

Edible Masterpieces:

Who needs a canvas when you can have a cake that doubles as a work of art? Hand-painted cakes are all the rage, bringing a whole new level of creativity to your dessert table. Talented artists use edible paints and brushes to create everything from watercolor-inspired designs to whimsical illustrations. Your cake will be a conversation starter, and your guests won't be able to resist snapping pictures before taking a bite.

5 tiered wedding cake with 'to the moon & back' neon light in the background
5 tier showstopper

Indulge Your Taste Buds:

Let's not forget that a cake's true purpose is to be delicious! While looks matter, flavors take center stage. Classic choices like vanilla and chocolate are always winners, but why not kick it up a notch? Lavender-infused cakes with honey buttercream or zesty lemon cakes with tangy fruit fillings will leave your guests begging for seconds. And don't be afraid to incorporate local or seasonal ingredients to add a personal touch.

Texture to Drool Over:

Texture is making a comeback, and wedding cakes are no exception. Say goodbye to smooth surfaces and hello to tantalizing textures. Think rustic buttercream finishes that resemble tree bark or intricate lace patterns piped onto fondant. Want to up the glam? Add fondant ruffles or edible sequins for that extra pizzazz. Trust us, your cake will look as good as it tastes!

Wedding Cake with hoop spacers
Wedding Cake with hoop spacers

Blooming Beautiful Wedding cakes:

Flowers aren't just for bouquets anymore—they're taking over wedding cakes too! Whether you go for fresh blooms or delicate sugar flowers, adding a floral touch will make your cake bloom with romance. Picture cascading floral arrangements that create a whimsical wonderland. And don't be afraid to mix real and edible flowers for a show-stopping visual treat!

Metallic Magic:

Ready to add some bling to your cake game? Metallic accents are here to make your wedding cake shine. Gold, silver, and rose gold are the hottest choices for that touch of glamour. From brushed metallic textures to shimmering foil accents, your cake will be a showstopper. For a modern twist, combine metallic elements with geometric patterns or chic marble textures.

Trio of Concrete/Marble dreams
Trio of Concrete/Marble dreams

Dessert Galore:

One cake is never enough, right? That's why interactive dessert tables are stealing the show. Treat your guests to a variety of mouthwatering goodies alongside your centerpiece cake. Mini cupcakes, macarons, cake pops—the more, the merrier! Let your guests explore a world of flavors and textures, creating a sweet experience they'll remember for years to come.

Or why not Cheese?!

Boho Texture Wedding Cake:

When it comes to boho weddings, it's all about embracing textures that exude a natural and rustic vibe. Opt for wedding cakes with textured finishes that resemble the beauty of nature. Think buttercream cakes with a bark-like texture or fondant designs adorned with macrame patterns or intricate lace. These textured delights add depth and visual interest to your cake, making it a stunning centerpiece that perfectly complements your boho-themed celebration.

Floral Boho Wedding Cake:

Flowers play a significant role in creating the whimsical and romantic atmosphere that defines boho weddings. Incorporate the beauty of blooms into your cake design by using fresh flowers, dried flowers, or delicate sugar flowers. Picture cascading floral arrangements, wreaths, or even flower crowns adorning your cake, adding a touch of ethereal beauty. Let your cake become a floral boho fantasy and let your wedding photographer capture those intricate floral details for stunning photographs.


With trending wedding cakes, it's all about taste, style, and creating unforgettable moments. The world of wedding cakes is ever-evolving, with new trends constantly emerging. Whether you prefer a sleek and minimalistic design, a hand-painted masterpiece, or a floral fantasy, there's a trending wedding cake style

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Thanks Sam xx


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