Creative wedding cakes can get more attention and have a “WOW” factor that will have your guests remember your wedding for many years to come.
Use your imagination and think outside of the square to get ideas for your unique wedding cake. And with the help of a skilled cake designer you can create a cake that is uniquely you.
As you will see from the below examples you have an endless array of ideas and options available to you are only limited by your imaginations and the skills of you cake baker.
Flower themes are always popular and beautiful and can be incorporated into many different cake styles. Your favorite flowers can be the theme for your wedding; it could be a rose, sunflower, gerbera daisy or even a tulip.
So let your imagination run wild and dream up several creative wedding cakes and then discuss it with the cake maker to see if it can be done.
The flower can feature on the cake as a simple cake topper or it could cascade down your cake to create a garden look. It could be fresh flowers, silk or crafted from gum paste or marzipan.
Creative wedding cakes don’t just have to be decorated with flowers you could use fruits that are in season or made from marzipan. The fruits that you use to decorate your cake could also be the flavor or filling for your wedding cake.
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Wedding cake toppers are another option that will add a creative accent to your wedding cake. Cake topped don't always have to sit on top of your cake they can also be placed creatively near the top of the cake.
The cake toppers are available in many shapes and forms and can made from porcelain, glass, crystal, hand crafted from sugar pastes and marzipan, silk flowers, fresh flowers, plastic and beaded just to name a few.
Cake toppers can help to define your wedding style and add personality to your celebration.
Wedding cake jewellery is a modern creative addition to the wedding cake. It adds a little bit of sparkle and glamor to the occasion. If you can afford it you can use precious stones and beads but if that is not an affordable option, you can go for the more affordable costume jewellery, or create your own.
There are many different brooch styles that could work for almost any wedding theme. These could be added directly onto the cake or secured onto decorative ribbon that has been wrapped around the cake or tied into a bow. The following are just a few examples of what you will find in inexpensive brooches.
Faux jewels can also be used to add a little sparkle and glamour to your cake. The are many different widths of faux jewel ribbons that can be wrapped around your cake. You could use faux jewel buckles on satin ribbons or secure faux jewel pins into the center of flower buds.
Unusual wedding cake ideas can come from your hobbies, interests, or even the wedding theme that you have chosen.
Perhaps you are both interested in sports how about running shoes, golf bag or football for a wedding cake.
If you are interested in fishing or camping a cake made to look like a fishing basket with rod and reel may be appropriate. For more fun and unusual cake pictures see our wedding cake decoration ideas page.
The color of your wedding theme can also be incorporated into the cake design as well as a seasonal theme, will give any skilled cake designer the opportunity to come up with some ideas for creative wedding cakes.
Color can be added to fondant, buttercream and royal icing as well as the use of cake toppers, flowers, ribbons and other elements.
Your wedding cake does not have to have a smooth finish. Texture can be add to the cake icing to give it a three dimensional look.
It can be as simple as piped scrolls, balls of rolled fondant, a quilted look can be given to fondant icing and decorative edges can be made from buttercream icing and royal icing.
Below are some ideas for the use of color and texture on creative wedding cakes. You might also like these creative cake images on bhg.com