Trending Now: Wedding Cakes with Floral Tiers
Flowers are a wedding-day staple that often make up the majority of a celebration's décor. From centerpieces and bouquets to boutonnières and flower crowns, florals can be customized to style just about every big-day motif—including your cake. Blooms can make a natural statement as confection toppers—but if you really want to impress guests with a lush confection accent, opt for a cake with floral tiers. Eye-catching layers made from fresh flora add texture and color to your dessert. As long as you pick the right buds and decorate your treat according to your wedding theme, this unexpected element is sure to elevate to your dessert table.
When deciding on which flowers to use, consider a selection that speaks to your event's seasonality. In-bloom florals in shades that reference the time of year can enhance your big-day aesthetic. For an autumnal display, use orange chrysanthemums and purple pansies throughout your dessert. Pink-and-white roses can lend themselves to a spring affair, as evidenced by this Cakes by Rachel and Southern Blooms creation. Any combination of ivory-and-green flowers will work for a winter wedding—unlike a summer soirée, which calls for beachier flora, like hydrangea.
Adding blooming tiers to your wedding cake can complement other aspects of your event, too, like your soirée's overall style. A dessert with tulip-filled Lucite layers nods to a wedding's modern vibe, while a pink-and-red floral confection hints at a feminine, romantic celebration. The gist? If you love flowers and are looking for a unique way to use them on your dessert table, consider covering one (or several!) cake tiers in fresh blooms. Ahead, we've gathered real wedding examples that will inspire your own fresh big-day confection.
Enhance your garden-themed soirée with a cake that showcases natural, earthy elements. We love how this baker used simple white tiers to keep all the attention on these rose and greenery sections.
Hosting a castle wedding? Emulate Elizabeth's Cake Emporium's dessert to reflect your regal venue. The royal-inspired treat featured realistic sugar flower tiers and gilded accents.
Enhance your classic wedding aesthetic with a polished cake that'll wow your guests. Alternate white-and-gold tiers with orchid and rose floral sections, like Rhonda Joodie did here, to create a refined confection.
Reference your wedding date with a cake that showcases seasonal flora. Donna Hay used pink-and-white roses and ivory hydrangeas by Grandiflora to create the budding tiers on this springy treat.
Add dimension to an all-white confection by texturizing it with buds of the same hue. Ivory roses and hydrangeas by Flora & Eventi lent character to this Lisa Barcelona treat.
Fill your wedding cake (Kathryn Perrie of Lush Cakery created this dessert) with the blooms seen in your tabletop's centerpieces for a cohesive reception aesthetic.