The 11 Best Cake Stands for All Your Reception Desserts

There's one for every style

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Everyone has their eye on dessert—and especially the cake—at a wedding. After all the hard work of deciding on the design and flavors of the cake, it’s time to choose a stand. If you're offering smaller treats on the dessert table, a mix of pretty stands in different heights and shapes will tie it all together. After all, presentation is everything!

Cake stands can be found in almost any style—get one that matches the vibe of both your wedding decor and the dessert spread. A rustic, organic cake might sit well on a wooden or ceramic stand, while a contemporary cake can be paired with a modern marble or metal shape. Whatever you choose, there’s a cake stand for every style.

Read on for the best cake stands.

Taylor Maed Design Wooden Wedding Cake Stand

Etsy Wooden Wedding Cake Stand with Customized Name and Date

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Your wedding cake is one-of-a-kind and deserves a stand that is just as unique. This wooden platform is customized with the details of the day for a personalized presentation.

Prop Options Gold Mirror Plinth Cake Stand

Etsy Gold Mirror Plinth- Large Metal Cake Stand

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It’s all about the presentation! This glam minimalist stand elevates your cake in both height and style without stealing the show.

Wedding Hand Made Shop Rustic Cake Stand

Etsy Rustic Cake Stand

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If you’re looking for color, this cake stand does the trick! Made from wood by hand, the traditionally shaped stand is available in a wide array of colors and sizes. It’s sure to match the sweetest treat on the table.

World Market Pink Gold Rimmed Glass Cake Stand

World Market Pink Gold Rimmed Glass Cake Stand

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Sit your cake on a candy pink cloud! With swirls of pink and the look of handblown glass, this cake stand is an ethereal landing spot for the sweetest treat of the day.

Food52 Glass Cake Stand

Food52 Glass Cake Stand

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Vintage vibes arise with these milk glass cake stands from Mosser Glass. Made by a family-owned business that uses classic glass molds, they are available in an array of colors and sizes. Standing alone or mixed and matched in a grouping, they're the perfect way to display both cakes and mini desserts.

AHeirloom Cake Stand

Food52 Cake Stand by AHeirloom

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Artful with its curved, graceful wooden base and a sleek Corian top, this organic-meets-modern cake stand is all about craftsmanship. Custom made by husband and wife duo AHeirloom, this piece is sure to become an heirloom in itself.

West Elm Marble and Brass Cake Stand

West Elm Marble and Brass Cake Stand

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A mix of materials and clean lines make this cake stand feel both sophisticated and modern. The sleek brass base adds a touch of glamour for a pedestal this is super chic.

Estelle Colored Glass Cake Stand

Estelle Colored Glass Cake Stand

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Delicate and ephemeral, these handblown glass stands will have your cake floating on a halo of loveliness. Available in a range of pretty hues, these stands are simply charming.

Everly Quinn Logue V-Base Cake Stand

Wayfair Everly Quinn Logue V-Base Cake Stand

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Perfect for a smaller cake, this modern stand with glam details makes for a pretty presentation. With a low profile and clean lines, this pedestal lets your cake shine!

Pinnery Oak Square Cake Stand

Amazon 12" Oak Square Cake Stand

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Crafted of oak, this classic cake stand is traditional in shape, but with a material that comes straight from Mother Nature. Polished to perfection, it’s an ideal choice for a classy country wedding.

Thirstystone Marble and Wood Cake Stand

Target Thirsty Stone Marble and Wood Cake Stand

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Mix it up! Wood and marble mingle with simplicity and geometry in a cake stand that is totally modern and completely unique.

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