Five top bakers show you how to cut costs and still get the look you love.

$10 per slice

Even without the gilded fondant-covered tier separator and extra decorations, this cake achieves the same grand look for a fraction of the price.

Total savings: $800

White wedding cake with gold tear drops, $10 per slice (serves 200), Mark Joseph Cakes

Browse more white and gold wedding cakes.

Photo: Yasu + Junko