The Ultimate Wedding Cake Roundup: 100 Showstopping Sweets
With so many wedding cake options available, where do you even start? It's totally normal to feel overwhelmed, which is why we've done the work and rounded up the most beautiful, stunning cakes in existence. You'll find something for every taste, from supertraditional to ultramodern and everything in between. It's so hard to pick a favorite, but hopefully you'll find the look for you among the sweet inspiration. Get clicking, and start swooning!
— Additional reporting by Lisette Mejia
This is the perfect example of how you can take a plain tiered cake and turn it into a dessert with flair. Here, the extra details — the stand, the candles, the flowers — make it stand out, but it could just as easily look great without them.
We love how succulents instantly take this simple, two-layer cake from straightforward to fabulous.
With lavender peeking out from the top, this charming white cake has all the potential to steal the show.
Can we all agree this is one phenomenal cake? All the marvelous layers of different shades of pink are having us do double takes.
You can never go wrong when pink meets gold, and this stunning cake is one perfect example of that.
What better way to leave a lasting impression than with bright cascading daisies on a cake?
Although there's more than one cake on this dessert table, our eyes are on the bright blue bow-wrapped stunner in the middle. A delicate pearl edge and fun banner are all it takes to make this one swoon-worthy cake
Six tiers are just enough to capture all the gorgeous details of this cake — the color stands out for good reason, and the lace-like icing is a delicate, classic touch.
Just a hint of bead-like texture, lace, and leaves makes this one divine dessert.
This beauty is practically blooming with pink petals and flecks of gold detail that are both timeless and tasteful.
This simple two-tiered cake is given an edgy touch with carefully placed chocolate petals — stunning!
This light lavender cake with oversize cascading roses is so gorgeous, it'll make a statement all on its own.
Between the fun colors and funky patterns, this cake is ready to party.
For a modern twist on a pastel palette, this cake utilizes food coloring to create a watercolor effect.
Love the idea of a traditional cake but don't want all the fuss that comes with it? Then you'll want to take note of this sleek version — with just a few beaded details and flower accents, it's both clean and sophisticated.
The great thing about this gold-detailed cake is that it reflects another time period but is still totally appropriate for a modern-day wedding.
The first two words that come to mind when seeing this cake: graceful and timeless.
When people compare your cake to porcelain china, you know that it's all kinds of pretty.
Count this as the most elegant confetti we've ever seen. The fun details on this four-layered, blush-colored wedding cake are pretty exceptional.
It's got pearls, it's got a bow, it's got a lace-like pattern, and it's got flowers — yet this cake still manages to be sweet and romantic in the simplest way.
Black ribbon and a few bright flowers pop against the white frosting on this modern stunner.
The soft colors and design of this dreamy cake look like a mix between balloons and flower petals.
This is one simple and charming cake if we ever saw one, with a floral design that takes center stage.
This is one occasion where there's no such thing as too much pomp and circumstance. The lace! The gold! The oranges! It's all fit for a royal wedding, if you ask us.
Modern meets mod in a playful orange cake.
This romantic cake is practically dripping in elegance with its delicate details.
Painted wedding cakes are inherently special, and we think this particular one with its bird and floral design is just fabulous.
This industrial chic wedding used sugar buttons to create a bold design for a fun overhead effect.
At only two layers high, this pretty, white, floral-covered cake makes a big impact.
It's all about the sweet details when it comes to this purple, memorable cake, from the heart to the buttons and everything in between.
Typical ruffle cakes get an upgrade with fun colors and an appliqué-like pattern.
This two-layered ruffle and floral cake is effortless and elegant all at once; consider it a great option for beach weddings and beyond.
This cake, full of flowers, frills, and delicate details, has all the makings of a traditional cake — except it's all pink and was modeled after a Chanel dress.
Simple with a playful twist, this wedding cake isn't afraid to be unique and a bit edgy.
Although tiny, this cake pops with contemporary detail and a funky stand.
For the couple that loves chocolate, this two-layered, rustic-style cake is all about the bare minimum, and we mean that in a good way.
The bold pattern of this fun cake is made even sweeter topped with pixel-like hearts.
Gold succulents (yes, you read that right) top off this amazing and unique wedding cake.
The cascading flowers, purple accents, and four tiers of pretty make this one showstopping cake.
Pastel colors automatically make a cake feel girlie; top that with hand-painted details, and you've got one charming dessert.
Even supersimple cakes can bring on the fun factor. Just look at this quirky husband-and-wife topper adorning a white-and-yellow cake.
The shape of this cake is as unpretentious as it gets, but the gold color adds a striking touch.
An all-white cake is given a graphic touch with a chevron base and metallic circles.
Ombré gray tiers modernize this cake's polka-dot detail.
The whimsical black trim, the pink peonies, the personalized initials — so much about this cake screams "romantic."
Count this cake sprinkled with edible flowers as one of the prettiest we've ever seen.
Breathe life into an uncomplicated white cake with bursts of color via bright flowers. It's an easy but oh-so-stylish way to upgrade your celebration.
Between the metallic embellishments and geometric detail, we can't get enough of this unique cake.