32 Summer Wedding Cakes That We Can't Get Enough Of

Simple wedding cake with peach flowers and greenery

Mike Larson

With gorgeous weather and stunning blooms, summer is definitely the most popular season to get married. And while you're busy infusing the colors of the season into every inch of your wedding décor, there may be one place you're overlooking: your wedding cake. Of course, white wedding cakes will always have their place at a wedding, but if you're already embracing color and summer styles throughout your ceremony and reception, why stop when it comes to your dessert?

When choosing our favorite wedding cake ideas for summer weddings, we looked for tiered desserts that featured poppy hues and confectionary decorations reminiscent of warm weather. Ahead, you'll find plenty of gorgeous wedding cakes with flowers and confections topped with citrus, berries, gorgeous greenery, and even a pair of adorable flamingos. While we certainly love these cakes for June to August ceremonies, we'll let fall, winter, and spring couples in on a little secret too. Most of these treats can be easily adapted to suit your own wedding season by altering the saturation of colors or swapping out adornments for something more reminiscent of your wedding month.

If you're ready to find the perfect wedding cake for your summer nuptials, then look no further. Ahead, we're spotlighting 32 summer wedding cakes that celebrate the summer season and command attention.

Simple Green and White

Small naked cake topped with flowers
Photo by Anna Roussos; Cake by Pavlov’s Lab

You can't go wrong with shades of white and green at a summer wedding—especially when they're adorning a delicious wedding cake.

All About Berries

Naked cake with blackberries
Larissa Cleveland

Fresh berries and cream just screams summer. Serve this delicious combination of flavors in a fresh and light cake, and your guests will be coming back for seconds.

Sunshine and Lemons

Tropical lemon wedding cake
Photo by A Heart String; Cake by Nine Cakes

With a bright yellow hue that reminds us of sunshine and a cascade of citrus, this just might be the ultimate summer wedding cake.

Pink and Coral Posies

Wedding cake with pink flowers
Annie McElwain

These pink and coral blooms give this single-tiered wedding cake a delightful pop of color that's perfect for the summer season.

Pretty Peach and Greenery

Tiered wedding cake with greenery and florals
Mike Larson

With peach ranunculuses and vines of greenery, this summer wedding cake looks fresh and effortlessly pretty.

Featuring Flamingos

White wedding cake with flamingos
 Photo by Everence Photography; Cake by Hometown Desserts

Nothing says summertime like cute flamingos, right? This one-tiered cake topped with florals and a pair of shimmery flamingos is so fun for summer.

A Watercolor Motif

Floral and painted wedding cake
Mademoiselle Fiona

Instead of simply adorning your wedding cake with flowers, see if your baker can hand-paint a watercolor floral motif directly onto your confection as well.

Colorful With Citrus

Small white wedding cake with marigold flowers
 Photo by Heather Kincaid; Cake by Cake Monkey Bakery

With marigolds in season for summer, what better way to add a splash of color? We love the idea of pairing bright citrus and florals for a simple, colorful look.

Red and Pink Ombré

Couple cutting wedding cake
Towards the Moon

Summer is all about adding pops of color. We love the splash of red-to-pink ombré on this couple's wedding cake.

Olive Leaves and Fresh Citrus

Wedding cake with greenery and oranges
Jenn Byrne

The summery combo of sprigs of olive leaves and fresh-cut citrus is right on par for the season.

Pretty With Pampas Grass

Tiered white wedding cake
Birds of a Feather Photography

Pampas grass has been finding its way into wedding decor, bouquets, and now even wedding cakes. We love the simple addition on this stunning tiered cake.

Tropical Greenery

White tiered wedding cake with florals
Mallory Dawn Photography

Aloha, gorgeous! We love the tropical-inspired greenery and florals on this four-tiered white wedding cake.

Pretty in Pink Roses

Naked wedding cake with cascading pink flowers
Ryan Ray Photography

How pretty is the waterfall of pink roses cascading down this nearly naked cake? We love the idea of choosing one stunning floral and using it for the entire cake to make a statement.

Magnificent Magnolias

Naked wedding cake with large white flowers
Michelle Boyd

The large, lush magnolias adorning this summer wedding cake are giving us garden party vibes.

Garden Greenery

Naked wedding cake with white flowers and greenery
 Photo by Heather Waraksa; Cake by Sugar Sugar Custom Cakes 

We love the simplicity of this gorgeous tiered naked cake, all decked out in florals. The white flowers with greenery just scream summer garden party.

A Fruit and Cheese Cake

Wedding cake made out of brie cheese
Rachel Red Photography

Not into sweets? A cheese cake decorated with summer fruits and greenery will be the perfect post-dinner treat.

Desert Inspired Decor

Wedding cake with bright poppy
Tida Svy

The bright poppy pink and splash of orange on this summer wedding cake add such fun detail.

Pink Icing and Pink Florals

Wedding cake with pink frosting
Katie Dessin Photography

You don't have to limit the vibrant colors to just your floral cake toppers. Try a pretty-in-pink frosting like this lemon and marionberry wedding cake.

Sponge Cake With Summer Berries

Sponge cake decorated with berries
Les Amis Photo

Topped with an assortment of blue and red berries and white icing, this sweet treat is perfect for summer nuptials.

Blushing in Blue

Blue watercolor cake
 Photo by Jessa Schifilliti; Cake by La Bonbonniere

Looking to add a subtle pop of color to your dessert table? Opt for a watercolor look with pastel hues, paired with contrasting greenery and stunning blooms.

Simple in Sunny Hues

One-Tier Cake with Flowers
The Goodness

A simple, single-tiered white cake gets a dose of sunshine thanks to some vibrantly hued blooms.

Lovely With Large Blooms

Ruffled wedding cake with large flowers
 Photo by Rebecca Yale Photography; Cake by Enjoy Cupcakes

Who says you can't go bold with white florals? Opt for larger blooms and have them cascade down a textured cake for a gorgeous look.

Bright Pink and Purple Posies

Wedding cake with pink and purple flowers
Paul Johnson

This bright, glamorous design would look right at home at both a classic, ballroom reception or a garden-inspired outdoor bash.

Gorgeous With Greenery and Simple Florals

White wedding cake with pink and orange flowers
 Photo by Ashley Caroline; Cake by Cakes by Liz

We love the fresh, simple look of this tiered cake. Pair sprigs of greenery with bold poppy colors for a gorgeous summer sweet.

Sprigs of Cascading Greenery

Wedding cake with greenery
Brklyn View Photography

You don't need to go overboard with florals to bring some summer inspiration to your wedding cake. This effortless confection proves that adding a few sprigs of greenery is all it takes to make a statement.

A Chocolate Confection

Chocolate naked cake with florals
Phil Chester

Who says you can't have a chocolate cake for summer? This naked style chocolate cake is decked out in florals for a gorgeous summer vibe.

Celebrating Summer Abundance

Cake with florals and fruit
Photo by James & Schulze; Cake by Shamane's Bakeshoppe

With so much abundance throughout the summer, from blooming florals and fresh fruits, why not incorporate them into your cake design? We love the mixture of florals and figs on this tiered cake.

Gorgeous With Garden Florals

Wedding cake with bright flowers
Corbin Gurkin

The violets sprinkled on this summer wedding cake give it a straight-from-the-garden feel. Don't be afraid to add simple florals in a multitude of colors to make your color palette pop.

Summer Succulents

Wedding cake topped with leaves and succulents
Amy Caroline Photography

If you're not crazy about flowers, you can always decorate your summer wedding cake with leafy greens and succulents for a unique look.

Lovely With Lavender

Small pink cake with lavender
 Photo by Mariel Hannah Photography; Cake by Sift Dessert Bar

Looking to do something a little different? Opt for a simple, one-tier cake but incorporate lovely summer berries and sprigs of lavender to bring the season into the mix.

Simple and Sweet

Simple wedding cake with white florals
 O'Malley Photographers

Sweet and classic, this white wedding cake boasts beautiful, lush flowers and greenery.

Stunning With Pink and Gold

Couple cutting a tiered summer wedding cake
Anna Shackleford

Decorated with a dusting of metallic color, this wedding cake is surrounded by pretty pink blooms and is even displayed on an outdoor swing. What could be more summery than that?

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