Takes the Cake

These five cakes were designed with everyone’s favorite elements of a wedding in mind—from a subtly elegant creation featuring rings to a playful kiss-inspired confection



Peter Taylor

Whether you’re searching for an elegant confection to reflect the promise of your rings or a playful creation to remind you of your first kiss as a married couple, these five cakes draw inspiration from your favorite elements of your big day. Designed by local bakers, each of these chic cakes are sure to delight guests—before and after they’re cut.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Something Blue

You already have something old, something new, and something borrowed. Let a simple, sky-blue cake like this one by Cake Lady Jill be your delicious version of something blue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Kiss

A champagne toast and a kiss are required when cutting this lighthearted cake by For Goodness Cakes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Vows

Scribbled across the shiny icing on this three-tiered cake by WOW Factor Cakes are reminders of the love and joy you’ve promised to share.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bouquet

Scribbled across the shiny icing on this three-tiered cake by WOW Factor Cakes are reminders of the love and joy you’ve promised to share.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Rings

A sign of your commitment, rings can be simply and subtly incorporated into a stylish cake like this one by the Ritz-Carlton.

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