Real wedding cake ideas

Great inspiration from real-life brides

Wedding Cake Ideas – Champagne Colour Theme


Jacqueline Browne and Lance Washington’s wedding in California had a champagne colour theme with accents of pink and yellow and pure white cake was decorated with champagne-coloured ribbon, fresh flowers and pearls.


Credit: Jeanne Rice (imagesthatrock.com)

Wedding Cake Ideas – Belgium Chocolate


This four-tiered Belgian chocolate cake – decorated with chocolate cigarillos, sugar-crafted chillis and gerberas – was made by Kristina at Pixie Dust Cakes (pixiedustcakes.co.uk).

Credit: Keith Appleby (applebyphotography.com)

Wedding Cake Ideas – Traditional Cake Decorated With Lily Of The Valley


This wedding at West Wycombe Park was a beautiful traditional-style wedding with a classic four-tier fruitcake decorated with fresh flowers like lily of the valley and gypsophilia.

Credit: Keith Appleby

Wedding Cake Ideas – Belgium Chocolate Decorated With Peonies And Gypsophilia


If you love chocolate, then indulge with a chocolate cake decorated with white peonies and gypsophilia

Credit: Keith Appleby

Wedding Cake Ideas – Personalised Figures


If traditional just isn’t you, ask your cakemaker to create personalised figures for the top of your cake – complete with matching outfits and hair dos! And if you’d like something you can keep, try wedding-cake-toppers.co.uk or artlockedesigns.co.uk, which make personalised ceramic or clay toppers.

Credit: Ashworth Photography

Wedding Cake Ideas – Individual Cakes


Guests loved the individual cakes served at Kate Haywood and Dev Gunputrao’s wedding. Created by Savoir Design there were five different flavours to enjoy.

Credit: Susie Barker and Harley Evans

Wedding Cake Ideas – Bamboo, Bougainvillea Cake


Having a wedding abroad doesn’t mean you should go without your cake! For this wedding in Cyprus, the couple matched their cake to the surroundings with bamboo-style edging and a topping of pretty pink bougainvillea.

Credit: Keith Appleby

Wedding Cake Ideas – Winter Themed Cake


Don’t forget to set the scene – at this winter wedding the cake was decorated with ribbon, crystals and doves and surrounded by pretty glass tea light holders.

Credit: Keith Appleby

Wedding Cake Ideas – Summer Butterfly Cupcakes


Jewellery designer Natasha Dahlberg and actor Jason Hughes wanted their wedding to have an informal summery feel and the couple’s cake was an arrangement of cupcakes decorated with birds, flowers and butterflies. “My friend Anthea (antheamcneill@hotmail.com)is starting her own wedding cake service, and she offered to make it for us. We were very touched,” says Natasha.

Photograhy: Lisa Devlin

Wedding Cake Ideas – Modern Ivory Roses


Samantha Hurst and Mark Cole’s three-tiered wedding cake, created by The Cake Company was covered with fresh ivory roses to match the fresh modern look of their wedding.


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