Brides' editor Heather Lee handpicks her favorite wedding cakes, from three-tiered homemade creations to glam, couture-inspired confections.

Modern Citrus Wedding Cake

I love the varying heights of the stacked square tiers on this beautiful wedding cake by Pacific Northwest bakery Tallant House—the effect is beautifully elegant and striking. And the cocoa-dusted middle tier, along with a pair of tiny kumquats, provides the perfect amount of visual interest.

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Photo: Courtesy of Tallant House