Looking for a subtle way to make your wedding cake stand out? Instead of round- or square-shaped tiers, opt for the hexagon. The six-sided shape is sleek, modern, and full of interesting angles for visual appeal; at the same time, hexagonal tiers have a wonderful elegance and stateliness.
You could choose all-hexagonal tiers and stack them on top of each other; or, you could mix-and-match hexagon, round, and square-shaped tiers to create a unique combination. Whatever you decide, since the hexagon shape has such a striking appearance, you'll want to keep the adornment clean and simple—the shape itself brings a lot to the dessert table even without any embellishments.
Paneled Wedding Cake
This chic, two-tier confection is covered in elegant marbled fondant; the edges of both tiers are piped in gold icing to emphasize the hexagon shape. Cake design by Baked Seattle.
This sleek and elegant wedding cake resembles a gorgeous slab of Carrera marble. Cake design by Le Petit Sweet.
For a fresh take on a hexagon cake, this confection features a subtle honeycomb pattern pressed into the fondant tiers. A gilded (and edible!) bee, along with gumpaste magnolia blooms, are the perfect amount of embellishment. Cake design by Erin Bakes.
Extra-Tall Hexagon Tier
Bright and vibrant sugar flowers and succulents give this crisp-white wedding cake a shot of color, while the textured fondant tiers will have guests leaning in for a closer look. Add more height by creating an extra-tall tier, like the hexagon-shaped one in this cake design by De La Crème Studio.
Hexagon Sugar Jewels
If your wedding aesthetic skews modern and minimal, we love this clean and elegant two-tier confection. The marbled bottom tier is subtle and chic, while the hexagon-shaped sugar jewels add a unique, geometric twist to the design. Cake by Whipped Up by Mimi.