Cakes, Glorious Cakes

We round up our favourite sweet treats and patisserie pleasures for wedding cake perfection...

Sweet Heart of Mine


This heartfelt take on the wedding cake is super-sweet and funky for a retro theme. One word – yum!


£360, Cakes By Robin, londoncake.co.uk

Morning star


Keep your W-day confectionery monochrome-cool with this seven-tiered delight, iced with a love poem for extra sweetness.

£725, Zoe Clark at The Cake Parlour, thecakeparlour.com

Regally scrumptious


A chandelier design around this two-tiered treat creates a grand flourish for a regal-inspired wedding. One would like to eat this cake promptly…

£295, The Abigail Bloom Cake Company, theabigailbloomcakecompany.com

Strawberries and dreams


We wish this would count as one of our five a day. Simple but delicious, it’s great for a summer wedding in the garden.

£35, Primrose Bakery, primrosebakery.org.uk

Iced Iced Baby

A ball of cake? Sounds delightful. A few of these spherical iced sponges placed around the bottom of a cake stand will give your dessert table a quirky finish.

£11 each, Maki’s Cakes, makiscakes.com

DIY diva


You might not be a certified baking whizz, but you can still get crafty by decorating a cake yourself. Check out what our art editor, Kate Hornby, created with a little homemade bunting and a ready-iced cake from Asda. Piece of cake!

£32, Asda, groceries.asda.com

Cheese? Yes please!


This dairy delight is any cheese lover’s dream with five different kinds available from the crème de la crème of le fromage – think Goulds Farmhouse Cheddar, Farmhouse Double Gloucester, Farmhouse Red Leicester, Blacksticks Blue and Ravens Oak Goats Cheese. Combine with good wine and you’re good to go.

£150, M&S, marksandspencer.com

Pretty in pink


We’re literally drooling over this iced sensation, decorated with pastel pink and green flowers for a cool, al fresco theme.

£16, Primrose Bakery, primrosebakery.org.uk

Cocoa Loco


Sometimes only chocolate will do and four tiers of it makes for one delicious dessert. Mix it up with fruit and you have a healthy option too!

£199, M&S, marksandspencer.com

A traditional treat


For a traditional, sophisticated style, this huge six-tiered wonder is one of the wedding cake heavyweights.

£1470 plus flowers, Maisie Fantaisie,maisiefantaisie.co.uk

Love is all you need


The masters of patisserie at Choccywoccydoodah know how to craft the ultimate wow-factor wedding cake with three-dimensional details. This funky creation looks too good to eat – well, almost!

£2245, Choccywoccydoodah, choccywoccydoodah.com

A sophisticated sponge


Less is more with this elegant design, with crystal beading and blush floral details for a city-chic vibe.

£815, Maisie Fantaisie, maisiefantaisie.co.uk

A slice of vintage


Birdcages filled with flowers, rose china teacups and bunting make up a vintage-inspired day and this cake is the perfect dessert table accessory to match.

£795, Planet Cake, planetcake.com.au

Swirls of floral


Intricately designed with sugarcraft Avalanche roses and floral details, we love this fresh-for-spring sponge.

£600, Tartufi Cakes, tartuficakes.co.uk

English rose


What better way to kick off a traditional English afternoon tea than with this show-stopping Victoria sponge cake? Serve with plenty of strawberries and cream with Pimm’s for a summery celebration.

£375, Maisie Fantaisie, maisiefantaisie.co.uk

Butterfly Daydream


Baby pink and blue icing with butterfly details give this tasty treat a whimsical feel. Very cute!

£560, Zoe Clark at The Cake Parlour, thecakeparlour.com

Autumn leaves


A simple, seasonal cake – decorate your dessert table with pumpkins carved with love hearts for a cute Autumn-inspired theme.

£360, Kicca Cakes,kiccacakes.com

Parisian princess


Oh là là! Play the Parisian princess in a frothy frock with this French-inspired finery. Je t’aime!

£142.50, Ladurée, laduree.fr

Winter wonderland


We think this monochrome creation with floral details is a wonderful winter wedding cake. Snow machine and mulled wine at the ready!

£650, Peggy Porschen, peggyporschen.com

Frills of fancy


We’re just waiting for this amazing patisserie find to give us a twirl with those intricately iced white and pink ruffles – who says you can’t take dress inspiration from your cake?


£725, Maisie Fantaisie, maisiefantaisie.co.uk