Fabulous Winter Wedding Cakes We Adore

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So, you’ve got your wedding venue, found the perfect date, and even wedding theme. However, your wedding cake is one element that is going to tie everything together. If you are having a winter wedding, then it goes without saying, that you should consider getting a winter wedding cake. And there are so many fun and tasty options with winter wedding cakes, each of them perfect enough to make your guests drool.


Winter weddings can be magical and dreamy, the stuff of fairy tales. From fabulous winter fashion to festive holiday décor, cozy fires, and sparkly accents. This cold-weather celebration is usually one with a lot of warmth, fun, and festivity. Winter wedding cakes are just another element in this wintry celebration that bring with them all of the feeling and colors of the season.
Here are some of our favorite wedding cake ideas for winter that incorporate themes, colors, and winter wedding flowers to help inspire the design for your winter wedding cake.

Snowflake Wedding Cakes

December wedding cakes deserve snowflakes. Create a classic winter wedding cake with such wintry elements as silver ribbons, beads, and the best part, sparkly snowflakes. Create subtle snowflake designs with fondant or buttercream on a stark white cake. This confection would be great for a winter-themed wedding or even a Christmas wedding. Complete with a wreath or snowflake topper depending on the specific theme.


Cakes with Pinecones

Some other fun features of winter and Christmas are pinecones. Decorate a white winter wedding cake with rows of pinecones and firs on every layer and even for the topper. Add subtle mountainscapes in relief around the body of the cake if you’d like to. This would be a great choice for a classic or even a rustic winter wedding.


Rustic Wedding Cakes

A semi-naked cake is a great option for a rustic winter wedding. A unique style that not only fits the season and celebration but also looks delicious. For a Christmas and winter-inspired semi-naked wedding cake, adorn the cake with miniature pinecones, trailing greenery, and red berries accenting the greenery. Guests at a country or barn wedding would adore this delicious confection that also lends to the aesthetics.


Winter Berry Cakes

Berries are another element that adds to the spirit of Christmas and the winter. One of our favorite winter wedding cake ideas is this semi-naked winter bake that would be wonderful for any type of winter wedding. Whether you are having a traditional, rustic, or modern winter wedding, this semi-naked winter berry cake can be a winner. The seasonal aesthetic of this cake includes berries, figs, and thistles adorning every layer of the cake.


Total White Cake

Why not a pristine white cake for a winter wedding? This would be the perfect opportunity to present your guests with the most wintry wedding cake. An elegant, stark white cake with fresh white flowers. The cake can also be decorated with white fondant sugar flowers, whichever is preferred. This refined cake would stand out at your wedding without taking away from the festive decor of your wedding venue.

Sparkly Winter Wedding Cakes

While white is great, it is also an awesome idea to add some sparkle to wedding cakes for winter. A vintage, modern or classic wedding would benefit greatly from a sparkly white art deco cake with metallic accents. Create a completely white cake and add art deco monograms in gold or silver for that extra sparkle.


Winter Wedding Cakes with Greenery

Wedding cakes for winter are not always restricted to white. Dark green is another fabulous winter wedding color that would be great for a winter cake. Combine a layer of white with another of deep green and then another of gold for a most striking result. Sit upon a bed of fir and have a cascading garland of greenery and red berries for the best winter wedding cake decor.

Elegant Winter Cake Ideas

There are many different types of winter wedding cakes to fit every wedding theme or couple. If you desire an elegant winter cake, there are many designs that can help you achieve that. One of our favorites is a delightful winter wedding cake of grey watercolor. Add some luxurious warmth to this gorgeous wintry confection with accents of gold leaf.


Christmas Wedding Cake

Create a winter wedding cake with festive features of Christmas. This could be captured in a white winter wedding cake adorned with the decor in the spirit of the holiday season, such as sprigs of evergreen, pinecones, and pops of red. Another festive design would be pressed green leaves around the body of the white cake. Adorn with Christmas elements of your choice for the perfect Christmas wedding cake.

Wedding Cake with Red Accent

Red is another color that accurately depicts Christmas and the winter season. A stark contrast to the traditional white. A great choice for almost any type of winter wedding would be a white winter cake covered in a cascade of seasonal blooms. Combine colors of pink, red, and burgundy on a layered white confection that will take the spotlight at your wedding.


Tips for Choosing the Perfect Winter Wedding Cake

  • Considering the Overall Wedding Theme and Color Palette
    Ensure the cake complements the theme and colors; for a rustic winter theme, opt for earthy tones and woodland elements, like pinecones or holly.
  • Coordinating with the Venue and Seasonal Decor
    Align the cake design with the venue and seasonal decor; for a snowy setting, incorporate snowflake patterns or icy blues to enhance the winter ambiance.
  • Consulting with a Baker for Flavor Combinations and Design Options
    Collaborate with your baker for winter-inspired flavors and design ideas; explore spiced pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting or a frosted pinecone design for a festive touch.

With so many options for winter wedding cakes designs, you can hardly go wrong. Use this inspiration to create the best winter wedding cake for your winter wonderland wedding celebration.