5 Popular Wedding Cake Trends to Consider in 2019

Gone are the days when cakes were a traditionally considered part of a wedding. Today, cakes are the centerpiece of the function. They form a significant portion of the theme of the wedding. Some people choose their wedding cake to stand out based on the size, design, flavor or color.  Wedding cakes  are no longer just symbolic of the union between the couple, but an essential part of the wedding from the start of the ceremony to the moment the couple serves their guests.

Tall tiers

Elongated tiers are slowly replacing short stacks. Tall tiers give cakes a different appearance that many brides have found appealing. You may choose to a single layer of a super tall cake and have multi-level creations of all tiers.You may opt to combine short flat cakes with tall layers if you would like to make the tall tiers more prominent. For example, during Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding, one of the cakes was a tall tier. This is a trend to look out for in 2019.

Rustic buttercream icing

If you would like a unique cake and if you love buttercream icing, you may consider a cake with a finish that is not necessarily smooth. With the use of a palette knife, you can create a unique texture that will result in an elegant cake with a rustic finish. This type of cake would fit perfectly with any theme or stand out on its own, depending on the outcome you seek.

Geometric shapes

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For years cakes have been traditionally circular. However, the trends are shifting to cakes designed into geographical shapes with sharp corners. These cakes are made even bolder by using marbled colors. Some designers are mixing different shades and alternate the textures, especially if they come in tiers.

Floral arrangements

Cakes with floral arrangements will always trend, and you should expect to see more of them in 2019. The beauty of floral cakes is that there are

no limits on how you use the green foliage and berries. You can play around with the texture of the cake to make the floral arrangement look as unique as you would like. The arrangement can also be just a touch of green or you can go for larger set up depending on what you would like the focus to be. If you want the focus to be on the cake, you may opt for a limited arrangement.

White cakes with a burst of colorful decorations

wedding cake trendsMany couples still have an affinity for traditional wedding cakes. White cakes give decorators greater freedom when it comes to using modern decoration methods including colorful floral arrangements. Instead of just the conventional circular cakes, the 2019 trends include cakes shaped in alphabet letters.

Bakers continue to show their creativity in the cakes they design. 2019 is the year we will see so many trends taking shape as more couples choose cakes that tell a lot about the kind of people they are. Cakes say a lot about the couple. They are the heart of the wedding, and the trends will keep evolving.


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