10 Unique Wedding Cakes

Naturally, we adore a classic white cake, or a sweet confection with gorgeous fresh flowers. But there are some soirees where a more showstopping cake fits the bill. We’ve pulled together 10 of our favorite unique wedding cakes – these beauties are classic and sophisticated, but with a twist!

Watercolor Painted Wedding Cake and Macarons

A hand-painted wedding cake? Be still our hearts!

Cake by Nadia & Co | Image by Mango Studios via Wedding Chicks

Wedding Cake with Calligraphy

There may be nothing more romantic than this lovely, simple white wedding cake with crown topper and golden calligraphy.

Cake by Earth & Sugar | Image by Melanie Gabrielle Photography via Brides

Gold Glitter and White Wedding Cake

Who doesn’t love glitter? This confection by Jenna Rae Cakes has so many dimensions–we especially love the soft robin’s egg blue layer, wispy ruffles, and ever-so-real looking sugar flowers.

Cake by Jenna Rae Cakes | Image by Brittany Mahood

Flower Petal Cake

This cake by The Couture Cakery is small but mighty! The hand-pulled petals evoke the feel of real flowers.

Cake by The Couture Cakery | Image by Katie Stoops Photography via Magnolia Rouge

Crepe Wedding Cake

A crepe cake seems as if it has hundreds of layers, and we are sure they are all full of fabulousness.

Cake by Red Bird Cake Company | Image by CJ Williams Photography via Nouba

Boxed Wedding Cake

This structured beauty is a rainbow of pastels. The “gift box” feel is perfect for both a wedding or shower.

Cake by Rafi’s Pastry | Image by Melody Melikian Photography via Aisle Perfect

Rose Gold Meringue Cake

Fluffy light meringue comes to life when shaped into rosettes, glittered with edible rose gold, and adorned with fresh blooms.

Cake by La Duni | Image by Apryl Ann via Southern Weddings

Cinderella Wedding Cake

We are still swooning over this Cinderella wedding inspiration shoot, complete with a fairy-tale carousel princess cake.

Cake by Maliha Creations | Image by Rachel May Photography | See the full shoot

Handpainted Gold and Chocolate Cake

Hand-painted gold leaf adorns this chocolate confection, and we adore the asymmetrical height of the layers.

Cake by Sky’s the Limit | Image by Jordan Maunder Photography via The Lovely Find

Gold Wedding Cake

No slideshow of cakes is complete without some fabulous fondant. The complete perfection of the smooth gold fondant on this petite cake is almost unreal!

Cake by The Caketress | Image by Vicky Starz Photography via Style Me Pretty