wedding cake trends for 2019

here are a few wedding cake trends for 2019/2020, so much has change over the years that now pretty much anything goes!

wedding cake trend from the 1950's
a typical illustration of a 1950’s wedding cake

Many years ago you had very limited choices where your wedding cake was concerned.

Mainly being made from fruit and covered in a rock hard royal icing.

The top tier got took away and saved for the married couples first born ( even 20 years ago when I was first married this was still done)

if you click here you can see a snippet of a typically English wedding back in the1950’s, oh how things have changed!!!


so what wedding cake trends are there?

These days, cake designers are having fun incorporating all kinds of new shapes, colors, patterns, and materials that would have never been dreamt of in wedding cake trends past.

if your looking for inspirations then read on for more about wedding cake trends for 2019.

Textured wedding cakes

Perfectly smooth iced tiers have been the finish of choice over the decades but more recently, couples have been open to including different textures into their cake design.

From a  buttercream finish (a style made popular by Prince Harry and Megan back in 2018)

buttercream wedding cake trends
A wedding cake fit for a Princess


To cakes made to look like logs!!!!

In 2019, we can expect to see a rise in the number of couples choosing to create a delicious cake with a textured surface rather than opting for the more familiar smooth layers.


metallic wedding cakes

metalic Wedding Cakes Northamptonshire
a stunning metallic wedding cake with edible gold leaf


The metallic wedding cake trend is set to continue, its the perfect way to wow your friends and will be a real talking point at your wedding.

From edible gold/silver leaf to a metallic paint there are many ways to incorporate it into your wedding cake However the gold and rose gold seem to be taking a back seat to make way for the silvers and more muted metallics.

check out this Asian wedding cake that we delivered to Dodford manor Recently

metalic wedding cake trends
Bang on trend!

Take a look at some similar designs on my facebook page

Tall wedding cakes

Looking to add a bit of glamour? then a tall wedding cake is for you.

another trend set to be hit is the tall and lavish wedding cake. The bigger the better.

Did you know……..

The world’s largest wedding cake weighed 6.818 tonnes (15,032 lb) and was made by chefs at the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA and displayed at their New England bridal showcase on 8 February 2004.

check out this bad boy in the Guinness book of records

tall wedding cakes
This was my Best friends wedding cake, with each flowers sugar crafted by hand, it really was a labour of love!

The cake above fitted in perfectly with the venue Hunsbury Hill in East Hunsbury


Monograms & Motifs

Following on from Princess Eugenie’s monogrammed wedding cake, Monograms and Motifs are another trend that seems to be taking over.

monogram & motif wedding cake
adding a personal touch to a grand and lavish wedding cake

in 2019 its predicted we’ll be seeing a lot of couples emblazon their cake with their initials, for a chic, personalised style.

Monograms add an air of style and grace to any wedding cake while also adding that person touch.


So there you have it, some of the top wedding cake trends set to be a massive hit in 2019

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