2020 Wedding Cake Trends
The New Year is right around the corner, and what better way to ring in 2020 than with weddings’ number one sugary staple – cake! From decorations to flavors, the wedding cake is constantly evolving with the latest crazes that surround us. With our focus (and taste buds) set on 2020, we have shared the top tasty trends so you don’t have to!
Photo | Ryann Lindsey Photography
We’ve seen monochrome take over in interior design and fashion, and now – it’s the newest trend in wedding cakes! Keeping your cake all one color adds a sleek appeal that also looks timeless. Consider adding unique details such as a chiffon ribbon pictured above.
Photo | Carol Olivia Photography
Step into spring with this blooming trend: edible flowers! Techniques such as flower pressing and crystalizing transforms the cake into an art piece. It’s almost too pretty to eat!
Photo | Instagram
Add color and personality to your wedding cake with custom hand-painted details. Choose a classic design or element that aligns with your overarching wedding theme, or speaks to the destination.
Photo | Remain in Light Photography
Moody Color Palettes
As much as classic white cakes will always be in style, wedding couples are experimenting with darker tones when it comes to decor and even cake! If a totally black cake isn’t your thing, dip in to the trend by using soft grays and contrast with a pop of color.
Photo | You and Your Wedding
Geometric Wedding Cakes
Contrast the soft elements of your wedding decor with modern geometric elements. Play up shapes and sizes of the cake layers by using modern lines and immaculate detailing. From the icing to the cake itself, experiment with this effortlessly cool trend.
Photo | A Charming Fete
Escape to Capri with a Majolica tile inspired confection. Choose a unique tile you love to serve as the inspiration for colors and texture, and surround your cake with fresh lemons for a fresh-from-Italia feel.
Photo | Constellation Inspiration
Earl Gray Cakes
Chocolate, vanilla and lemon aren’t the only flavors dominating the wedding cake scene anymore! Tea-infused cakes such as Earl Gray are becoming increasingly popular to offer a unique new flavor profile. This lavender Earl Gray is topped with lavender macarons for a tasty touch.
Photo | Style Me Pretty
Make waves in your frosting with giant strokes that mimic a paintbrush. Each light layer folds in to the other, asymmetrical in shape and gilded at the rim. For any modern bride, this masterpiece definitely takes the cake!
Which 2020 cake trend is your favorite? Tag us in your wedding photos @wayfarers_chapel on Instagram!