If there's one thing most guests will remember about your wedding (aside from whether or not they had a good time!), it's probably not going to be your place settings or what flowers were in your centerpieces. What they will remember, though, is the food. Specifically, the wedding cake. Gone are the days of big desserts going untouched. With more and more couples opting for beautiful and delicious confections, these tiered treats are becoming one of the most anticipated parts of the reception.
Despite the seemingly endless options, many couples still feel compelled to choose a classic white cake. While there's nothing wrong with these traditional desserts, we love to see how couples personalize their cake through unique flavors and fun decorations. We went back through our favorite real weddings and pulled out the standout desserts that are worth a second look.
From dessert tables with an array of artisanal cake flavors to patterned treats that are almost too pretty to eat, these 28 desserts are sure to inspire your own wedding cake.
Photo: Ashleigh and Lance's destination wedding in the Dominican Republic was packed with stunning flowers, so it's no surprise that their wedding cake was decked out with plenty of blooms. They chose a four-tiered vanilla cake with strawberry filling as their big-day dessert.
Photo: Shaun Menary Photography