Succulent Cakes Are the New Wedding Cake Trend to Know

We’re obsessed with this gorgeous new trend

Updated 04/04/17

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When it comes to wedding cakes, we’re always on the hunt for the new, the eye-catching, and the totally gorgeous. Succulent cakes manage to check off each one of those qualities and then some. Yes, that’s right: Those live-forever plants that you’ve decorated your desk with are now sugar-based, and we couldn’t be more obsessed.

While floral cakes have become somewhat of a post-aughts wedding staple, succulent cakes add a jaw-dropping twist on the classic. Also known as terrarium cakes (for obvious reasons), these incredibly detailed desserts boast piped-on floral designs that are more reminiscent of desert cacti than garden fresh roses. They look pretty convincing too.

In deep hues of green, red, and blue, succulent cakes are true works of art. Mix in some dusty rose, pastel lavender, and tiny pops of yellow, and you’ve got yourself a color palette that could, quite possibly, inspire your whole wedding aesthetic. And, especially for spring and fall weddings, might we suggest it as a great way to add some flair to your big day?

So whether you’re on the hunt for a cake to end all wedding cakes, or simply want to have a little fun with your daily dose of sugar, we dare you not to salivate when you see the below succulent cakes in action.

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