Finding a fall wedding cake that is seasonal and stylish is surprisingly simple! In selecting our favorite cakes for the season, our editors were honestly thrilled by the options available. We found designs that felt quintessentially rustic, and others that felt romantic, modern, and even traditional. And while we admit that we may be partial to a white cake dressed in the season's best—from fresh foliage to berries and branches—we're just as into the more unexpected designs. From pretty cakes with seasonal touches to styles with modern metallic accents and unexpected shapes, we found autumn-inspired wedding cakes for every style couple.
What to see what we're talking about? Keep reading for 29 wedding cakes that feel perfect for the fall season. Scroll through, save your ideas, then tweak the designs to match your wedding style, whether it's modern, rustic, romantic—or a combination of them all! Because, moral of the story: It is possible to have a wedding cake that feels perfect for fall and right for your wedding's aesthetic, whatever that may be.
Wildflower Cakes created this tiled confection that was hand-painted in shades of blue and orange and finished off with delicate fall leaves.
Saltadena Bakery made this beautiful burnt orange cake, proving that colored icing can be chic. We especially love how this was done in a mini size and decorated with coordinating blooms (by Calibri Blooms).
Autumn Nomad—fitting name, right?!—dressed this plain white cake for the season with dried flowers, petals, and textured grasses.
Flourish Cake Design used a fondant printer to print a pattern designed by this stationer bride, then draped it over the square wedding cake. Says the bride, "It was one of the most talked-about details of our wedding—many guests didn't believe it was real!"
This buttercream confection, made by SusieCakes, was decorated with fall leaves, berries, and dried grasses.
As another take on the simple white cake, Alliance Bakery created this pretty confection with a layer of textured stripes and a plain base accented with a delicate floral design. A handful of fall leaves completed the look and also added just a touch of color.
This genius from Hey There, Cupcake! combined our favorite elements from fall, including metallic accents, fall foliage, and—of course—that hanging display.
This simple white cake was decorated with a bundle blooms off-center.
At this Montana wedding, Miss Patti Cakes created a simple buttercream cake that was decorated with peach roses, golden leaves, and a statement pink dahlia. A wooden based completed the rustic yet elegant look.
Hello, chocolate! The Solvang Bakery dreamt up this romantic cake with two tiers of chocolate frosting and an abundance of blush blooms.
For this wedding in Boulder, Colorado, Shamane’s Bakeshoppe created a three-tiered caked decorated with delicate illustrations of mountains and trees. It was further decorated with roses, berries, and digs.
This semi-naked cake by Sugar Lane Cake Shop was wrapped in delicate branches, proving that rustic can be done in a chic, even romantic way.
Whipped Bakeshop lined this two-tiered cake with dried pears, and we're simply obsessed. The result is modern, organic, and totally sweet.
Baker Kuisine took this cutting cake to the next level (literally!) by piling fruit on the top tier and around its base.
At this fall wedding in North Carolina, Edible Art filled this semi-naked cake with strawberry filling, then topped it off with antique hydrangeas. “Cutting the cake was the only time Ed and I left the dance floor,” recalls the bride.
The Cake That Ate Paris completed this confection with a metallic geode-inspired finish—and, as a final touch, added a fern spray painted gold!
The couple's four-tiered, hanging wedding cake was wrapped in white fondant and brushed with gold, then displayed on a wooden swing in the garden. Inside, Sugar Cloud Baking Company hid two unexpected (but yummy!) flavors: apple hummingbird cake with cream cheese icing and ginger cookie crumble, and almond cake with raspberry compote and buttercream.
Poetry in Motion put a unique twist on our go-to favorite—blooms and buttercream—with this cake by lining each tier with red-hued foliage, then adding blush blooms to achieve a look that feels like a romantic take on the fall season.
We've talked a lot about white cakes dress up with seasonal accents, but let this cake by Belmond Hotel Caruso's in-house caterer serve as one last reminder. Here, this simple cake was decorated with mini citrus fruits, proving that citrus, when paired accordingly, can work for any season...even fall!
A marble marvel by Frost It Cakery.
This semi-naked cake by Edith Meyer Wedding Cakes was made with vanilla and lemon flavors and raspberry filling. It was then topped with ferns, eucalyptus branches, and greenery.
Favorite Cakes decorated this textured confection with vines, white booms, and a dose of lavender up top.
This naked carrot cake was topped with fresh fall flowers by Mayflour Confections.
Fresh figs and ivy completed this semi-naked cake by Paper Cake Events.
Another fig favorite, this cake was decorated with textured icing and a drip finish.
This white cake was paired with a navy base for an added pop of color.
Anne Kathleen Cakes took the white cake to the next level by adding gold leaf details and a textured base.
This wedding cake was accented with fondant feathers and greenery by Sweets Bakeshop.