America's Prettiest Wedding Cakes

These one-of-a-kind confections will no doubt inspire your guests to ooh and aah

Updated 07/24/13

Our editors scoured bakeries across America for the nation's prettiest confections and discovered details like intricate hand-piped lace and 3-D sculpted chocolate. From artsy, modern cakes with clean lines and graphic colors to glamorous cakes featuring glittering confetti and metallic-effect fondant, there's a cake for every style of wedding. Check out the slideshow to see if a baker in your state made the cut!

A Pink Square Wedding Cake with Hand-Piped Lace

Hand-piped floral lace takes a monogrammed cake from classic to couture.

Cake by Sedona Cake Couture, Sedona, AZ

A Hand-Painted, Ikat-Print Wedding Cake

Sleek, round tiers are hand-pained with a chic ikat pattern and crowned with a laser-cut topper.

Cake by Sweet and Saucy Shop, Long Beach and Newport Beach, CA

An Art Deco-Inspired Cake with Silver and Blue Accents

Go glam with chic deco design and jewel-toned accents.

Cake by Intricate Icings Cake Design, Erie, CO

A Tiered Cake with Lace and Floral Accents

Go over-the-top adorbs with blush doilies and pastel sugar blossoms.

Cake by Erica OBrien Cake Design, Hamden, CT

A Towering Bronze and Gold Wedding Cake

The secret to this golden tower's appeal? Height, texure (sugar confetti!), and a sculptural sugar-flower topper.

Cake by The Pastry Studio, Daytona Beach, FL

A Glamorous Wedding Cake with Jeweled Flowers

Inspired by vintage brooch bouquets, this genius baker adorned a pearlescent tiered wedding cake with bejeweled fondant flowers.

Cake by Amy Beck Cake Design, Chicago, IL

An Elegant Ivory Accordion Fold Cake

The hand-cut accordion folds on this wedding cake were fashioned from gum paste.

Cake by Charm City Cakes, Baltimore, MD

A Modern Square Cake with 3-D Details

We can totally see this pop-art creation at a gallery reception. Love the contrast of the square tiers and sugar-paste rings.

Cake by Gateaux Inc., Plymouth, MN

An Ivory Wedding Cake with Pastel Stripes

The mix of circle and square tiers with stripes makes it cool. The pastel makes it pretty.

Cake by Wild Orchid Baking, Dover, NH

A Pink Wedding Cake with Cascading Fondant Polka Dots

The 3-D fondant discs and small-and-tall peach tiers give this cake a playful, whimsical feel.

Cake by Lael Cakes, Brooklyn, NY

A Pink Chevron-Striped Wedding Cake

For an architectural twist on the chevron, baker Allison Kelleher used hundreds of hand-cut fondant tiles.

Cake by AK Cake Design, Portland, OR

A Glamorous Ivory Cake with Copper Stripes and Flowers

Copper stripes take this sugar-bloom cake from garden-party romantic to ballroom elegant.

Cake by Coco Paloma Desserts, Austin, TX

An Intricate Bronze and Gold Sculpted Cake

Another deco masterpiece, this cake has details sculpted from chocolate, then painted with edible bronze dust.

Cake by Frosted Art Bakery, Dallas, TX

A Wedding Cake with Fondant Ruffles and Flowers

Maggie Austin paired her signature fondant ruffles with beading inspired by a Jenny Packham wedding gown.

Cake by Maggie Austin, Alexandria, VA

A Blue Wedding Cake with Sugar Camellias

Sugar camellias and poufs of real tulle (just garnish!) pop against pale-blue fondant.

Cake by K. Rose Cakes, Washington, D.C.

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