Weddings

21 Show-Stopping Wedding Cakes That Have Some Serious 'Wow' Factor

Give me some sugar! 🍰
03/25/2016 06:37pm ET | Updated April 19, 2017

When it comes to weddings, you can have your cake and eat it too.

Below, we’ve rounded up 21 exquisite wedding confections that look and taste like a slice of heaven. (Check out even more beautiful desserts ― including the on-trend drip cake ― here.)

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This naked cake with berries galore.
<a href="http://www.annahardy.co.uk/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Anna Hardy Photography</a> | <a href="http://www.petalapot.co.uk/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Petal-á-Pot</a>
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Or this one with flowers.
<a href="http://www.malloryreneephoto.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Mallory Renee Photography</a>| <a href="http://www.sprinkledash.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Sprinkle and Dash</a>
3
This marbled masterpiece.
<a href="http://catherineguidry.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Catherine Guidry Photography</a>
4
This confection with the prettiest petals.
<a href="http://www.un-birthday.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Alexander Lee/Unbirthday</a>
5
This geode cake will rock your world.
<a href="http://www.alibrannan.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Ali and Garrett Wedding Photographers</a> | <a href="http://www.intricateicings.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Intricate Icings Cake Design</a>
6
This one's a bronze bombshell.
<a href="http://iamrachelpeters.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Rachel Peters Photography</a> | <a href="http://www.cityviewbakehouse.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Cityview Bakehouse</a>
7
This is a mullet cake -- business in the front, party in the back.
<a href="http://www.jdoranphotography.co.uk/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">J. Doran Photography</a> | <a href="http://www.tierbytier.co.uk/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Tier by Tier</a>
8
This one's so gorgeous, you'll cry *tiers* of joy.
<a href="http://jenniferlindbergweddings.com/mostofalliremember/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Jennifer Lindberg Weddings</a>| <a href="http://www.sylviaweinstock.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Sylvia Weinstock</a>
9
This textured cake will make you do a double-take.
<a href="http://kivalophotography.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Kivalo Photography</a> | <a href="http://nothingbakeslikeaparrott.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Nothing Bakes Like A Parrott</a>
10
This map cake inspires wanderlust.
<a href="http://www.kristenhoneycutt.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Kristen Honeycutt Photo Co.</a>
11
This rustic cake is just too sweet.
<a href="http://www.sergiomottola.com/blog/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Sergio Mottola Photography</a>
12
This one's the gold standard for wedding cakes.
<a href="http://www.rowellphoto.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Rowell Photography</a> | <a href="http://www.thecaketress.ca/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">The Caketress</a>
13
This patterned pièce de résistance.
<a href="http://www.malloryreneephoto.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Mallory Renee Photography</a>
14
Or this equally impressive beauty.
<a href="http://www.flaviodphotography.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Flavio D Photography</a>
15
This Lego cake for the young at heart.
<a href="https://www.facebook.com/CupcakesBySJ/timeline" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Cupcakes by SJ</a>
16
This cake with cascading florals is a thing of wonder.
<a href="http://www.jonathanconnolly.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Jonathan Connolly</a>
17
This layered Hogwarts cake is a Potterhead's dream come true.
<a href="http://myleskatherine.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Myles Katherine Photography</a>
18
This colorful fiesta cake is a sight for sore eyes.
<a href="http://nbarrettphotography.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">NBarrett Photography</a>
19
Mardi Gras cakes keep the party going.
<a href="http://janaeshields.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Janae Shields Photography</a>
20
This one just screams spring!
<a href="http://theleekers.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">The Leekers</a>
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And last but not least, this tropical treasure.
<a href="http://www.rowellphoto.com/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Rowell Photography</a> | <a href="http://www.thecaketress.ca/" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">The Caketress</a>
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