Wedding Cake of the Day:
The Great Outdoors


Photo: Courtesy of Vanilla Bake Shop

Today's featured couple Christina and Will held their wedding at the groom's family home near Lake Tahoe, Calif. If you're also planning an alfresco celebration, draw inspiration for the cake design from the venue's natural surroundings. This elegant confection by Vanilla Bake Shop would look right at home at a backyard or garden affair—the chocolate-and-banana-pudding cake tiers are covered in fondant pressed with a honeycomb pattern; the finished design is embellished with ruffly flowers and pearlized olive leaves, all fashioned from sugar.

Check out more wedding cakes in our Cakes Gallery , and find a wedding cake designer near you in our local vendor listings.

If you have a wedding cake you'd like to submit for the blog, please email photos and a brief description to Heather Lee at

—Heather Lee

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