2017's Top Wedding Cake Trends

Like all good wedding trends, wedding cakes come in and out of style faster than an Elizabeth Taylor marriage license (eight marriages in total)! So, we take a look at the top trends so far in 2017 to share a slice of the on-trend action.

1. Succulents

Although a staple of the desert landscape, this is something you wouldn't usually associate with a wedding dessert. However, the combination of stunning succulents and rustic wedding cakes is proving a match made in wedding heaven. Sometimes referred to as terrarium cakes, these mouth-watering masterpieces involve an indulgent amount of sugar and frosting delicately shaped into realistic looking succulents. Complete with a customised wooden cake topper, and you have yourself the hottest wedding cake this side of 2017.

 

2. Metallics

Metallics continue to top wedding trend lists across an assortment of areas - from bridesmaids' dresses to reception décor - and still score highly on the wedding cake front. From glowing pearl luster to edible gold leaf, these glamazons of the wedding cake establishment are front runners for big style and sensory sophistication. We recommend including hand painted elements and a show stopping cake topper for maximum impact.

3. Inspired by nature

Well suited to the trend toward rustic, country or home-style weddings, these delicious desserts draw inspiration from their surroundings. A close cousin to another on trend wedding cake ' the Botannica ' real flowers, twigs, berries and foliage complement intricate sugar designs to rival a woodland wonderland. From tree trunks to rustic wreaths, these cakes are best adorned with a whimsical wooden cake topper.

4. Geodes

In a spectacular replica of one of nature's greatest accomplishments, geode wedding cakes are created by carving away cake portions and decorating the subsequent cavity with multi-sized, textured crystallised sugars to represent the crystals naturally occurring in such cavities. Cakes can also be decorated with edible 'crystals' surrounding the main masterpiece. Undoubtedly striking, these cutting-edge cakes are perfect for modern weddings and with the various textures on display, only a spectacular silhouette cake topper will do.

5. Patterns

From the simple to the extravagant, patterned cakes are here to stay for the foreseeable future. Whether they be multi-coloured or monochromatic - patterns add drama and design to your wedding dessert. Elements including gold filigree and edible printed wafers are popular choices, while geometric cut-outs and shaped cake tools are an ideal way to create an eye-catching, on trend design. As for the ideal cake topper, the only match for monochrome is a customised monogram.

A slice of the action

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