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There's nothing more glamorous than an all-white cake. This four-tier cake is covered with fondant pleats of ivory chocolate adorned with chocolate lilies and ribbon. Presented on a simple black-stained wood pedestal alongside black-and-white toile-pattern dessert plates, the look is tailored and elegant.
This cake is elegant in its simplicity. The four-tier cake is topped with buttercream frosting. To add a modern touch, designs are piped on using buttercream frosting. Incorporate your color scheme by adding real flowers to your cake.
This three-tier wedding cake rendered in shades of olive green and cream is wrapped with a band of slightly taller chocolate, creating a lip in which to nestle and drape roses cut and shaped from striped chocolate. Don't miss the details -- the top of each cake layer is dressed in a different solid color drawn from the palette. A milk-glass cake stand and damask-stripe tablecloth support the cake's starring role. A chocolate rose accents the candle base.
The famous Tiffany gift box with its robin's-egg blue wrap inspired this box cake. Each layer is precisely wrapped in Tiffany-blue tinted chocolate. The sculptural quality of white chocolate is shown off with wide wavy ribbons, reminiscent of chocolate batter lapping into a pan. A scattering of chocolate flowers in pale hues gives the cake a natural, fresh look. The platter, a white beaded mirror frame, offers beautiful support.
The smooth look of fondant icing paired with the rounded layers gives this cake a very modern look. To add a touch of color, each later was wrapped with green ribbon and topped with a pearl border. The modern initial topper is the perfect touch for this chic cake.
This chocolate-wrapped cake gets its smooth look from a thin layer of buttercream spread over the top and sides of each tier. The buttercream smoothes any bumps in the cake and gives the chocolate wrap something to stick to. The smooth-wrapped cake's luminescence gets a boost from roses and swags shaped from varying shades of butter yellow.
Chocolate nosegays on each round tier look nearly real. The sides of each layer were dusted with shimmering luster dust for a luxurious look.
For a dramatic touch of color, place an abundant spiral of roses down the side of your cake.
For a sleek and sophisticated cake, cover square tiers in fondant. Then incorporate your color scheme with a simple ribbon wrapped around the bottom of each layer. To complete the look, choose a modern initial topper like this one.
This three-tier buttercream cake was adorned with a pearl-like trim that matched the bride's jewelry. Each layer was a different flavor and the most popular was the middle layer -- a lemon cake with lemon filling. The fresh, fruity flavor is a perfect complement to a spring wedding.
Stick to just two tiers for a smaller wedding. This cake was a mix of lemon and chocolate covered with a layer of fondant. To add a little detail to the cake, they tied gold ribbon around the bases and topped it with flowers.
Sheer blue ribbon and a minimal lily cake topper are the only embellishments to the three-tier white cake. Behind the main cake, several small round cakes in a variety of flavors are displayed on a make-it-yourself multilevel cake stand.
Elegant scroll designs and glossy fondant ribbons make this cake design perfect for an evening wedding. Clusters of chocolate-color cosmos, creamy white calla lilies, and fondant ribbons provide additional detail and a beautiful focal point.
-- Photographer Christina Schmidhofer; Floral designer Lisa Lowery
The color combination of yellow-orange calla lilies and blue hydrangea blossoms that adorn this cake can easily be incorporated into bouquets, boutonnieres, and other wedding floral arrangements.
-- Photographer Mark Hopkins; Floral designer Amina Marechal
Flowing ribbons spill from multiloop bows set into the top layer. Small green buds add a bit of color to the black-and-white theme and help set off the vintage silver cake topper.
For a Paris-themed wedding, wow your guests with this grand tower cake that serves 200.
The tallest tier of this eye-catching white-on-off-white cake is adorned with a frosting monogram that declares the couple's union. This is the first time in the celebration that the two first-name initials are joined with the newly married couple's last-name initial. Fondant flowers, delicate scrolls, and fleur-de-lis designs set off the other layers in classic style.
Casual rose nosegays surround this pink cake with country charm. Get instructions and tips for making this wedding cake in the link below.
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