It’s said we eat with our eyes. If that’s the case, get ready to devour today’s post because dramatic, over-the-top cakes are on the menu today. Whether they are bursting with flowers between their six, seven or more tiers or are elegantly suspended, these are all wedding cakes your guests will remember.
London-based cake studio Sweet Hollywood pioneered this halo cake stand which makes the cake the center of attention. Incredible. Cake: Sweet Hollywood
This 13-tier wedding cake covered in sugar flowers and 28 pounds (yes, you read the right) of rhinestones rises seven feet high. Cake: Frosted Art Bakery and Studio
Fresh and light as a feather, we love that this classic fondant wedding cake just seems to float on a platform of orchids and roses in the center of the ballroom at the white-on-white wedding. Très romantique! Photo: Victor Sizemore, Cake: Cinderella Cakes, Floral Design: Nisies’s Enchanted Florist
Ruffled obsession. The beautiful ombre cake dissolves into a skirt of fresh flowers. Photo: Colin Miller for Colin Cowie Weddings
When I saw this wedding cake, I held my breath and I think my heart skipped a beat. Drama, glamour, style: this suspended cake has it all. Photo: Milanes, Cake: For Goodness Cakes, Planner: elly B Events, Cake swing design: Andy Beach & Co.
This picture-perfect mint green beauty interspersed with gilded leaf elements and flowers was made for these Napa nuptials. (The bride and groom? Sutro CEO Nicole Schuetz and Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom.) That’s certainly an Instagrammable cake. Photo: Jose Villa
Ombre perfection will have your wedding guests in awe. Cake + Photo: Rosalind Miller
Baroque comes to life for this multi-tiered beauty. Golden details and sugar flowers make sure each angle is different than the last. Cake: The Caketress
Rising up six feet and four inches on a waterfall of Swarovski crystals, this one-of-a-kind bejewelled cake is incredible. Approximately 4,100 crystals were hand-strung for this gravity defying work of art inspired by Bob Mackie’s dress creations. Cake: Ron Ben Israel
Going with a black cake is certain to be a talking point among your guests. The tiny flower garlands remind us of Rifle Paper Co.’s famous stationery designs and the perfect symmetry is awe-inspiring. Photo: Mark Davidson Cake: Wild Orchid Baking
This cascade of pink sugar flowers down seven tiers of cake is a showstopper. Cake: Le Novelle
Designed for actor Tracy Morgan’s wedding to Megan Wollover, this towering five-foot-five-inch tall wedding cake in creams and blush pink was a feminine masterpiece. The design included eight tiers covered in lace, a custom monogram and three flower-filled layers consisting of 1,500 roses, orchids and hydrangea. Photo: Jeff Tisman, Cake: Pink Cake Box
Suspended cakes are always sure to be showstoppers. This rustic-glam beauty levitating on a crystal curtain and bed of fresh flowers is no exception. Photo: Julie Paisley Photography, Cake: Whisk Bakery
Every inch of this five-foot-tall wedding cake is covered in sugar roses: more than 2,000, in fact. It seems to just grow out of the rose tablecloth beneath it. Exquisite. Photo: Jay Lawrence Goldman, Cake: Charm City Cakes West