10 Wedding Cakes To Inspire You

By Ellie Smith

2 years ago

Artfully designed bakes for your big day

Preparing to tie the knot and looking for inspiration for that all-important cake? Whether you’re after something white and traditional, a more contemporary, colourful design, or something totally unique, begin your moodboarding with our pick of 10 gorgeous wedding cakes from renowned bakers. From multi-tiered royal wedding creations to exquisite floral designs, these are sure to get the creative juices flowing (and make you hungry).

10 Wedding Cakes To Inspire You


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1. Lily Vanilli, founder of her eponymous Columbia Road bakery, uses seasonal, organic produce to create some of the most picture-perfect cakes we’ve ever seen – like this ornate blue and pink tiered creation with gold accents.

2. This four-tiered wedding cake from the renowned Rosalind Miller has a classic look, featuring orchids, pearls and drapes, with neutral white and pink shades.

3. Claire Ptak of Violet Cakes made the wedding cake for Harry and Meghan – so you can rest assured she knows her stuff. This unique, bespoke ‘Victoria Sponge tower of love’ features meringue mushrooms and passion fruit, decorated with pink and white flowers.

4. How beautiful is this floral design by wedding cake extraordinaire Holly Miller? It’s a buttercream cake adorned with edible flowers, lovely for a summer wedding.

5. Keen to steer clear of a traditional white cake? Let this black and gold creation to inspire you, made with wafer paper and sugar butterflies.


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6. Sometimes, simplicity is best. This white buttercream beauty has caught the eye of many Pinterest users, featuring a classic rose design.

7. Make your cake your ‘something blue’ with a design like this, which comes in a pastel shade with pink sugar flowers and lace detail.

8. Ellie, founder of Bunston Bakes, specialises in bespoke buttercream and ganache celebration cakes, such as this beauty, which has a blue watercolour hexagon base and gold leaf detailing.


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9. This was the suitably royal eight-tiered creation Fiona Cairns made for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding back in 2011, which took two and a half days to assemble at Buckingham Palace.

10. Abigail Bloom, founder of her eponymous cake company, worked in fashion before training in the pastry world – which explains her endlessly stylish creations. This one, the Lottie, is a chic tiered creation in peach and blush, with fondant ruffles, assorted sugar flowers, berries and foliage.

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