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Three-tier Chocolate Wedding Cake

chocolate cake with white

I loooove the idea of serving a chocolate cake at a wedding reception.

It’s becoming THE thing to do – get away from the traditional white wedding cake and serve something a bit different.

Today’s featured cake would be gorgeous any time of year, but I’d love to see it in the early spring when the temperatures are still a bit chilly. Read More


Black Wedding Cake with Cascading White Flowers

black cake with white flowers

It’s not secret that I’m a fan of dark and dramatic wedding cakes – especially those that use black icing.

That is such an unexpected choice for a wedding cake and it’s also perfect when you want to make a statement with your cake.

Of course a dark cake needs something bright to make it pop, and we love the addition of a cascade of bright white blooms. Read More


Dark Wedding Cake

dark cake

While we’re huge fans of traditional wedding cake with flowers and cake toppers and all that jazz, we do love a dramatic, non-traditional cake.

Like today’s dark and dramatic cake with black icing.

This cake, featuring honeycomb design on the dark icing would be perfect for a winter wedding – or even an early spring wedding. Read More


Fall-Inspired Wedding Cake


The Halloween decorations are down and now it’s time to think about all things rustic and fall-like!

To celebrate the beauty that is fall, it only seems appropriate to highlight a gorgeous and rustic fall wedding cake that incorporates a lot of fall into its look.

I love the bark-like look of the top tiers of this cake – it gives the cake a nice rustic vibe without being too harsh. Read More


Dark Chocolate Wedding Cake

chocolate cake with white

Can you feel it? Fall is almost here!

And that means it is time to start talking about dark and dramatic – and in today’s case – chocolate wedding cakes!

I love the dramatic look of today’s cake – a tower of dark chocolate icing adorned with a few white flower details.

It’s the perfect cake for a fall wedding. Read More


Black and Gold Wedding Cake

black and gold cake

Sometimes when looking for wedding cakes to showcase I run across a cake that makes me go “hmmm” and “wow!” at the same time.

Today’s cake is that cake.

I’ll admit I never thought about having a black wedding cake when I was planning my wedding all those years ago. But I can see how it would work when looking at today’s cake. Read More


Dark Wedding Cake

dark wedding cake with fruit

Fall and winter are the perfect time of year to think about a non-traditional wedding cake.

I’m talking about a cake that isn’t topped with white icing – a dark wedding cake.

Today’s cake would be the perfect late-fall or winter cake with its dark icing and fall fruit embellishments.

It’s not often that you think about a dark color of icing for your wedding cake color but this cake would absolutely work if you have bright fall colors as part of your wedding color scheme. Read More


Chalkboard Wedding Cake

chalkboard cake

Sometimes an out-of-the-ordinary wedding cake is just what you’re looking for.

This would be that cake.

I’m starting to become a fan of all things chalkboard – and I’m not sure if it’s because it reminds me of writing on the chalkboard when I was in school (yes, I’m that old!) or if it’s because I secretly like “shabby chic” things. Read More


Gray Wedding Cake

dark gray wedding cake

OK so maybe you haven’t given much thought to a gray wedding cake – after all gray is usually synonymous with dreary things.

But it can actually be a stunning color on your cake when it’s done the right way.

This three-tier cake isn’t drab or depressing – the charcoal gray icing is dark and elegant and set off by colorful fruit, succulents, and gold leaves.

As much as I’m a fan of traditional wedding cakes when I see cakes that showcase ‘thinking outside the cake box’ design it’s exciting. And this charcoal gray cake is a new favorite. Read More