30 Fall Wedding Cake Ideas We're Loving for the Season

See stunning confections with an autumnal flair.

Fall white wedding cake with greenery, white flowers, and red leaves

Photo by KT Merry; Styling & Design by The Nouveau Romantics; Florals by Jenya Flowers

Finding a fall wedding cake that is seasonal and stylish is surprisingly simple. We found designs that felt quintessentially rustic, while others that felt romantic, modern, and even traditional. 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 couple's style.

Want to see what we're talking about? Keep reading for 30 fall wedding cakes that feel perfect for the season. Scroll through, save your ideas, then tweak the designs to match your own 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.

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Artistic Accents

Fall-themed wedding cake with hand-painted tile design

Photo by Shannon Von Eschen; Cake by Wildflower Cakes; Floral Design by Bare Root Flora & Banks + Leaf

Wildflower Cakes created this tiled confection that was hand-painted in shades of blue and orange and finished off with delicate fall leaves.

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Seasonal Colors

Single tier burnt orange cake with floral accents

Photo by Carley Jayne Photo; Cake by Saltadena Bakery; Floral Design by Calibri Blooms

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).

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Natural Elements

Tiered white wedding cake with leaves and dried floral accents

Photo by Kate Preftakes Photography; Cake by Autumn Nomad

Autumn Nomad dressed this plain white cake for the season with dried flowers, petals, and textured grasses.

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Prominent Pattern

Square tiered wedding cake with hand-painted details and wedding date

Photo by Kyle John Photography; Cake by Flourish Cake Design; Planning by LOLA Event Productions; Floral Design by Intertwine Flowers

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!"

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Autumnal Details

Tiered fall-themed wedding cake with leaves and dried grass accents

Photo by BrightBird Photography; Cake by Susie Cakes Bakery; Design by Bash Please

This buttercream confection, made by SusieCakes, was decorated with fall leaves, berries, and dried grasses. Tiny blooms add a sweet touch.

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Subtle Texture

Tiered white wedding cake with floral and textural accents

Photo by Clary Pfeiffer; Cake by Alliance Bakery; Floral Design by Kelly Lenard; Design & Coordination by Camryn Brooke Events

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.

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Muted Marble

Old-world four-tier wedding cake with sugar flowers and light brown marbling

Photo by Asia Pimentel Photography

At their destination wedding in the Dominican Republic, one couple was inspired by marble for their cake's aesthetic, but wanted to leave some softness in the design. Florals were added along with a soft brown marbling for this late fall wedding cake.

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A Focus on Florals

Simple two-tier white cake with grasses and small blooms
Photo by Rachel May Photo

This simple white cake was decorated with a bundle grasses and blooms off-center for a sweet and chic look.

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Pretty Palettes

White tiered wedding cake with leaves and pink floral accents

Photo by Jeremiah & Rachel Photography; Planning by Greenwood Events; Cake by Miss Patticakes

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.

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Unexpected Colors

Black tiered wedding cake with blush, red, and cream floral accents

Photo by Mallory Carlson; Cake by The Solvang Bakery 

Don't be afraid to embrace black frosting. The Solvang Bakery dreamt up this romantic cake with two tiers of chocolate frosting and an abundance of blush blooms.

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A Cascading Cluster

White tiered wedding cake with fruit and bright floral accents

 Photo by James x Schulze; Cake by Shamane's Bakeshoppe

For this wedding in Boulder, Colorado, Shamane’s Bakeshoppe created a three-tiered cake decorated with delicate illustrations of mountains and trees. It was further decorated with roses, berries, and figs.

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A Rustic Look

Semi-naked tiered wedding cake with fall-inspired twigs and florals

Photo by Jon Schusteritsch; Cake by Sugar Lane Cake Shop

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.

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Something Sweet

White tiered cake with sliced pears with a purple hue

Photo by Maria Mack Photography; Cake by Whipped Bakeshop

Whipped Bakeshop lined this two-tiered cake with dried pears, and we're simply obsessed. The result is modern, organic, and totally sweet.

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Full of Fruit

Semi-naked wedding cake with colorful fruit and floral accents

Photo by David and Kathrin; Event Styling & Floral Design by Tabea Maria-Lisa

This cutting cake was taken to the next level by piling fruit on the top tier and around its base.

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Tall Tiers

Elongated tiered semi-naked wedding cake with floral accents and strawberry filling

Photo by Olivia Rae James; Cake by Edible Art; Planning by La Fête; Floral Design by Kelly Odom

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.

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Fun With Feathers

Holly and Matt's single-tier white cake with feathers and flowers

Photo by Cara Mia

For a rustic fall wedding, the couple offered up a single tier apple spice cake adorned with fresh flowers, dried foliage, and features for a unique touch.

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Keep It Local

Sarah and Tyler's three-tier semi-naked cake with citrus fruits on cake stand

Photo by KT Crabb Photography

For their fall Florida nuptials, the bride and groom had a tall naked cake served to guests. As a minimal touch to their locale, the design was adorned with citrus fruits.

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Abundant Foliage

White textured three-tiered wedding cake with fall-inspired floral accents

Photo by Rebecca Yale Photography; Cake by Poetry in Motion; Floral Design by Laura's Floras

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.

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Elevated Simplicity

White two-tiered wedding cake with citrus and leave accents

Photo by Rebecca Yale Photography; Cake by Belmond Hotel Caruso; Planning & Design by Amorology; Floral Design by Siloh Floral

We've talked a lot about white cakes dressed 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.

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Work With White

Bohemian white wedding cake with draping, dried foliage, and blooms

Photo by Memorelle Weddings; Cake by Migalha Doce

Want an all-white cake during the fall? Warm dried grasses and textural blooms can add an autumnal feel to the design.

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A Marble Moment

Two-tiered marble wedding cake with pink and purple floral accents

Photo by Michelle Beller; Cake by Frost It Cakery; Florals by Rockrose Floral

A marble marvel by Frost It Cakery is a great example of how just a little textural or dimensional interest can instantly elevate any cake. The dusty-hued floral accents are the cherry-on-top to this fall-worthy treat.

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A Semi-Naked Base

Four-tiered semi-naked wedding cake with eucalyptus and greenery

Photo by Carlie Statsky; Cake by Edith Meyer Wedding Cakes; Floral Design by Christine Cater

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.

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Elegant Layers

Textured tiered wedding cake with greenery and floral accents on cake stand

Photo by Laura Gordon; Cake by Favorite Cakes; Planning by Easton Events; Florals by Beehive Events

Favorite Cakes decorated this textured confection with vines, white booms, and a dose of lavender up top. Elegant, effortless, and elevated all rolled into one, there's simply nothing that we don't love.

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Organic Bouquet

Duo of white wedding cakes topped with pink, white, and mauve florals

Photo by Corey Tenold

At a NYC restaurant wedding, three sleek white cakes were topped with a mix of pink, green, and mauve florals to create a romantic and organic arrangement on each confection.

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Fresh Features

White tiered semi-naked cake with fig accents and greenery at base

Photo by Lacie Hansen Photography; Cake by Paper Cake Events; Planning & Design by Bash Please

Fresh figs and ivy completed this semi-naked cake by Paper Cake Events. We love how these fresh details add an unexpected yet striking autumnal flair.

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Moody Hues

Elongated dark purple wedding cake with floral and fig accents

Photo by Gabrielle Desmarchais Photography; Planning & Styling by Le Cœur Bohème; Florals by Hellébore Créations Florales

Another fig favorite, this cake was decorated with textured icing and a drip finish. The dark, deep, and moody shades of this sweet treat are pure fall magic.

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Mix-and-Matched Details

Three-tiered white wedding cake with gold and floral accents

Photo by Lexxi Smith Photography; Cake by Bridal Bliss

This wedding cake was made for fall with details such us semi-naked frosting, gold-specked accents, and vibrant blooms.

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A Classic Design

White tiered wedding cake with pink and green floral accents

Photo by Meg Smith Photography; Planning by Madix & Co.; Floral Design by Lauras Floras 

This tiered white cake was wrapped with a cascade of seasonal blooms for an added pop of color. This is a classic choice to add a subtle fall-flavor to your seasonal nuptials.

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Fall Florals

Three-tier white wedding cake with orange and purple florals and orange petals

Photo by Pinnel Photography

Blooms in shades of orange and deep purple are perfectly on palette for a cake at a fall wedding in Northern California. As a fun whimsical touch, solo petals also lightly adorn the confection.

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Monochromatic Texture

Three-tiered white wedding cake with textured feather detail

Photo by Jeff Loves Jessica Photography; Cake by Sweets Bakeshop

This wedding cake was accented with fondant feathers and greenery by Sweets Bakeshop. It's almost too pretty to eat!

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