5 Unique Wedding Cake Ideas

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If you’ve stumbled upon this article, you’re probably planning for your big day and looking for wedding cake ideas. Since your wedding cake is going to be one of the main focal points of the reception, this is your reminder that your wedding cake doesn’t have to be traditional. It can reflect your unique taste and style while capturing the essence of your love story.

This is where Tara Simmons, an incredibly talented cake decorator from Cleveland, TN, comes in. Tara crafts edible masterpieces that wow wedding guests from the moment they walk into the venue. It was hard to narrow it down, but we’ve gathered 5 of our favorite cakes from Tara to give you ideas for your wedding cake.

White Sugar Pearl Cake

In this timeless & classic pearl cake, the bride chose a vanilla cake with Swiss meringue buttercream and sugar pearls. She wanted a modern and classic feel for her cake.

    A two-tiered white cake with swiss meringue buttercream and sugar pearls.

    Handpainted Cake

    The venue for this wedding was a beautiful family farm and the bride wanted her cake to match the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape. This hand painted buttercream design uses simple and light strokes to achieve a cascading floral arrangement giving the cake a vintage feel.

    A two-tiered wedding cake with handprinted orange, yellow and pink flowers.

    For the cookie lovers out there! This 3 tier chocolate chip cookie cake is layer upon layer of cookie and traditional American buttercream. Simple yet elegant, it is always a favorite.

    a three tiered wedding cake made out of layers of chocolate chip cookies and buttercream.

    Fairytale Cake

    For this cake, the bride wanted a fairytale vibe. We chose to use a mix of real and sugar based ferns along with plush roses and moss to complete the look.

    a three-tiered fairytale wedding cake with pink roses, leaves and moss.


    This couple wanted a small simple cake with cupcakes for each guest. We went with a rustic textured buttercream and a variety of cupcake flavors.

    Chocolate, vanilla and red velvet cupcakes stacked under a small buttercream wedding cake.

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