There are so many reasons to love wedding cakes, we don’t know where to start. As well as being a wonderfully romantic tradition, they taste delicious and should always be considered a key element of your wedding décor. Of course, a white wedding cake is the ultimate in classic elegance and suits any style of celebration. Today we look at some on-trend white wedding cakes, from romantic textured designs to those with a hint of contemporary metallics.
The Naked Cake
Still proving to be hugely popular, the deconstructed naked and semi-naked cake is perfectly suited for a more rustic celebration. Add white icing or white flowers to suit the white theme.
This semi-naked cake incorporates a white background with a white chocolate ‘drip’.
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A white naked cake also suits an autumn or winter theme depending on the floral decoration.
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A more simple design with a single, imposing fresh floral arrangement creates a contemporary look.
Image courtesy of Agnes Black Photography
Say It With Flowers
Of course, flowers (both fresh and sugar) are the most traditional decoration for a beautiful white wedding cake.
Ivory Rapunzel by Rosalind Miller is a stunning stacked cake with intricate sugar blooms.
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This immaculate cake is adorned with equally immaculate fresh flowers.
Image courtesy of Cherie Kelly
Reflect the season in your design, asking your florist to create a wonderful arrangement that drapes from the top to the bottom tier.
Image courtesy of Allyson Wiley Photography
We’re ever so slightly in love with the Climbing Wildflowers cake by Rosalind Miller.
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Time To Sparkle
If you’d like to add a little glamour to your wedding cake, bring in the metallics.
Geometrics are contemporary and fresh.
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Meanwhile a delicate design adapts perfectly to a more traditional celebration.
Image courtesy of Melissa Fine Pastries
All over sparkle on one tier gives a great effect.
Image courtesy of Cotton and Crumbs
‘Natalya’ by Abigail Bloom features pretty gold leaf.
Image courtesy of Abigail Bloom Cake Company
The Botanical Look
We’re loving organic herbs, edible flowers and succulents as decorations at the moment. If you can add this natural look to your cake, you’ll be a step ahead of the crowd!
Succulents are bang on trend, and what better way to use them?
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For boho style, adorn your cake with fresh herbs.
Image courtesy of Rebecca Arthurs Photography
With striking texture and greenery, this cake is a beautiful choice.
Image courtesy of Jess Petrie Photography
Garlands embrace that bohemian, organic style.
Image courtesy of Amy Swann
Hand-painted cakes seem to increase in popularity every year and it’s easy to see why. Entirely bespoke, you can incorporate your style and colour palette and the end result is breathtaking.
These beautiful blooms on a white stacked cake are absolutely stunning.
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Watercolours are a big wedding trend and look fabulous on the bottom tier of a pure white cake.
Image courtesy of Maria Lamb
Here, hand-painted flowers are complemented by sugar flowers.
Image courtesy of Piece of Cake Wales
Finally, keep it simple with an all-white wedding cake.
If you’re choosing an all-white cake, consider adding interest with different textures. This is a beautifully elegant design.
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Buttercream makes a lovely textured cake. This would suit a rustic, country wedding venue.
Image courtesy of Jacilyn M Photography
Contemporary and stylish, this cake reminds us how important it is to choose a lovely cake stand and a special setting for your work of art.
Image courtesy of Jose Villa Photography
For a twist on the traditional all-white cake, cover the centre tier with flowers.
Image courtesy of Antonis Achilleos
Featuring monograms and intricate detailing, this is a real showstopper.
Image courtesy of Cliff Ma Photography
If you’re looking for more wedding cake inspiration, take a look at our A to Z of wedding cakes. It might be the tastiest thing you read today!