10 Wedding Cake Trends of 2018 You'll See All Over Instagram
Whether you're a bride, groom or guest, everyone knows the best part of a wedding is the cake. From elaborate multitiered confections to more rustic bakes made with love by a family member, sharing something sweet with everyone in attendance is a delightful way to kick off a marriage.
This year, wedding cakes will run the gamut: Not only will we see dramatic black cakes for the goth brides among us, but sparkling geode cakes are also still going strong. Let's take a look at the biggest wedding cake trends of 2018 — and for you brides- and grooms-to-be, maybe this list will help you decide which wedding cake trend is right for your special day.
Geode cakes with plenty of crystal detail will still be a favorite in 2018.
Beautiful cakes adorned with succulents give a green-thumb touch to any wedding.
Elegant marble swirls are a subtle but elegant choice.
Make a statement at your wedding with a dramatic black cake.
Pastel watercolor-style cakes work well for spring and summer weddings.
Super-realistic flower cakes
For an entirely edible cake, consider decorating with super-realistic buttercream flowers.
The attention to detail in a hand-painted cake can't be beat.
Wedding dress cakes
Instead of wedding toppers, look for cakes decorated with the couple or with bridal dresses ending in 3-D frosting.
Gold fondant and edible gold flakes will add some shine to wedding cakes this year.
Geometric details add some fun whimsy to your cake.
A version of this article was originally published in January 2018.