Winter Wedding Idea: Cakes That Look Like Holiday Gifts


If you're getting married this December (or next!), why not embrace the holiday season with a festive wedding cake or dessert? These charming and whimsical treats all are designed to resemble a prettily wrapped present and would be the perfect addition to any winter wedding.

Christmas Bows (above): Australian cake designer Faye Cahill created this fresh take on a holiday-themed cake featuring a modern starburst pattern cut from fondant and wafer-paper (they're edible!) Christmas bows.

Christmas Present Cake: This whimsical confection by Zoe Clark looks like a pair of wrapped gifts, with ribbons, bows, and a festive holly pattern all meticulously fashioned from fondant.

Present-Shaped Wedding Cake with Lily of the Valley: The confection by Made with Love may look like a prettily wrapped present, but it's actually a fondant-covered chocolate fudge cake decorated with fondant ribbon and delicate lilies of the valley fashioned from gumpaste.

Stack of Gifts Cake: This four-tiered cake by Rosalind Miller is a charming nod to stacked vintage hatboxes or a tower of gifts.

Christmas present wedding cakes

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Christmas Present Petit Fours: For a sweet treat, have a pair of petit fours waiting for each guest at their table.

Christmas present wedding cakes

Photo: Bakerella

Cake Pops: These adorable present-shaped cake pops would be the perfect favor for a December wedding.

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