35 Jaw-Dropping Wedding Cakes

Check out these over-the-top creations from the best wedding-cake bakeries around America

Ana Paz Cakes, Miami

This cake is the perfect embodiment of Ana Paz's style, with its metallic hues and extra bling. Her custom-made cakes, however, are towering confections with intricate details and limitless imagination. Paz has been creating cakes in Miami for over three decades. Like fine wine, Ana Paz Cakes have only grown more perfect over time, which is why multitudes of celebrities and returning clients patronize this family-owned bakery. From wedding planning assistance to everyday occasion cakes, Paz does it all. As for the wedding cakes, Paz’s traditional style has a touch of whimsy to it. Her custom-made cakes, however, are towering confections with intricate details and limitless imagination. 

Anticipated Creations Cakes, Joplin, Montana

This creation’s vibrant, cascading flowers are perfect for the bride who wants a pop of color in her wedding. It comes from a small bakery in a small town certainly doesn’t have a small imagination. With delicate and diverse style, Anticipated Creations Cakes manages to go beyond any expectations. With rave reviews and delicious options, this bakery produces magical wedding cakes that will dazzle you and your guests.

The Ambrosia Bakery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

This architecturally influenced design is perfect for the couple who are beginning to "build" a life together. The Ambrosia Bakery, which created it, may be a traditional Southern family-owned bakery, but it is anything but normal. The elaborate cakes the team creates are consistently unique and special to each couple that walks through the bakery’s doors. With innovative designs and an unbelievable attention to detail, The Ambrosia Bakery is able to bake a wedding cake that will exceed expectations. 

Bredenbeck’s Bakery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This cake’s elegant vines and classic color scheme add a level of sophistication to the dessert table. Nestled in the heart of Chestnut Hill, Bredenbeck’s Bakery has been serving newlyweds since 1889. Though it can certainly customize your cake to fit your theme and color scheme, the team’s artistry really shines in its traditional wedding cake styles. Each of those cakes has an elegance about it that really make the bridal confection a truly romantic piece.

Buttercream Cakes and Desserts, Stillwater, Minnesota

By focusing so much on the importance of the appearance of a wedding cake, sometimes we forget how important it is for the cake to actually taste good. This concept is not one that Buttercream Cakes and Desserts overlooks. This bakery manages to create gorgeous cakes without using fondant, a skill that was honed through years of experience. The fact that its cakes are drop-dead gorgeous is really just a bonus, as with this unique off-center offering, with its clean, sleek style (and delicious flavor)

Cakes by Stephanie, Monroe, Michigan

A full-service bakery, Cakes by Stephanie in Monroe, Michigan, knows a thing or two about thinking big for its clients’ wedding cakes. In fact, many of its bridal designs are towering works of culinary art, each layer filled with a delicious and unforgettable flavored cake. Its truly romantic style and fearless approach to design make it a top pick as a premier wedding cake vendor. This peacock inspiration really speaks to the bakery’s ability to go over the top for brides.

The Cake Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska

Big, bright, and never boring, these diverse and multidimensional wedding cakes are a marvelous sight to behold. The bakery’s fearless use of color and daring assembly is sure to steal the show at the reception. The Cake Gallery has been in business for 40 years, and has 17 artisans who can perfect any style wedding cake. Not only will your bridal confection look great, it will taste exceptional. After all, you have 31 cake flavors and 36 flavored fillings to choose from. 

Carrie’s Cakes, Sandy, Utah

This towering masterpiece has an elegant flair with its adornment of flowers from top to bottom. This extravagance is typical of Carrie’s Cakes. Built on the philosophy that a wedding cake is reflective of your personal style, this bakery’s artists do all that they can to create a magical confection that makes a statement about their clients. With a solid sample of cake flavors and an impressive cake gallery to boot, this local bakery has everything you need for an extra special day.

Celebrity Cake Studio, Tacoma, Washington

With Celebrity Cake Studio, you will totally feel like a spoiled star on your wedding day. A cake such as this, with its bold geometric patterns and non-traditional vibes, will have the bride feeling truly one of a kind. When you order from Celebrity, you’ll not only get a gorgeous, intricately designed wedding cake, you’ll get to choose from an array of decadent flavors and fillings. These third-generation family bakers have been creating cakes all their lives, but they are best known for their flavorful red velvet cake. While all their sculpted cakes are wondrous, their wedding cakes in particular seem to perfectly capture every client’s personal tastes both in flavor and in style!

Chickadee Hill Cakes, Sandown, New Hampshire

A white on white design like this is a classic addition to the party. Specializing in what they define as “edible art,” Chickadee Hill Cakes has the extraordinary talent of bringing a couples’ vision to life. Its style is flawless no matter what kind of cake the team is creating. Each cake is elegant, concise, and meticulously designed to evoke a very specific emotion, and often accomplishes that in each cake designed. 

City Sweets and Confections, New York, New York

Looking at this masterpiece of intricate gold patterns and bold shape, it is easy to see why cakes from this provider are truly show-stoppers.  If we had to choose one word to summarize City Sweets and Confections, we’d have to use “glamorous.” Each cake is a stunning work of art that shimmers (literally) with impeccable design. Enhanced by the “couture cake art studio’s” extensive flavor catalog, these cakes are all glorious structures that really put a wow in the wedding. The studio even takes care to use a high-quality fondant that is imported from Switzerland so you won't have to worry about sacrificing taste for style. 

Classic Cakes, Indianapolis, Indiana

This design melds together different styles cohesively for an extraordinary cake. Though its creator may be named Classic Cakes, it isn’t an overly traditional operration. Quite the contrary in fact — these cakes are fun, funky, and perfect for the modern couple. Your average three-tier wedding cake is anything but with Classic Cakes, as each confection is top-tier with custom designs and unique style. 

Confection Perfection, Marietta, Georgia

Cakes like this gorgeous three-level dessert are a sophisticated and clean addition to any wedding. Over 16 years ago, this sweet Southern bakery began creating cakes that were truly a unique experience. Not only were they flavorful and available in a vast variety of flavors, they were remarkably beautiful. Almost two decades later, Confection Perfection’s reputation for quality and consistency has been constantly reaffirmed, as evidenced by its multitude of happy clients and award-winning confections. With fresh, floral, and astounding design, each cake is uniquely its own. 

Dawn’s Couture Cakes, Ottumwa, Iowa

The gold detailing atop of this cake is evidence of this bakery’s flair for the dramatic. “Couture” doesn’t quite cover the level of grandeur at Dawn’s Couture Cakes. With jaw-dropping beauty and gourmet flavor, these native Iowa cakes completely capture the romantic vibe of any couple’s wedding day. Her helpful reputation is only slightly overshadowed by her incredible flavor options. And if you’re looking for a truly unique wedding cake experience, try incorporating the bakery’s gourmet cupcakes into your special day. You and your guests will not be sorry. 


DeClare Cakes, Charleston, South Carolina

The unique texturing on this cake brings a certain wow factor to the party.  It's from another South Carolina bakery literally takes the cake when it comes to weddings. DeClare Cakes’ owner, chef Deb Reed, has a personal passion for cakes that began shortly after her own wedding when her mother-in-law taught her how to bake her first “scratch” cake. From there, her skills were refined (she earned her official Baking and Pastry certificate) and she went on to create a flawless cake shop. Her vintage-style wedding cake designs are enough to convince you that she is the real deal, each one accented uniquely to a bride’s exact specifications. 

Delicious Cakes, Addison, Texas

This confection of seven layers adorned with delicate petals is a dessert worthy of being the center of attention. A bakery that lives up to its name, Delicious Cakes is a Texan couple’s dream vendor for their sweet bridal treat. Not only has this bakery been baking big, beautiful cakes for over 25 years, it is also quite adept at creating stunning groom’s cakes as well. Enjoy a pink Champagne cake, Mexican chocolate cake, or a raspberry liqueur cake for unique stand-out flavors that will wow your guests. 

Edda’s Cake Designs, Miami, Florida

Cakes like this one, with its sky high designs and attention to detail, really show what a crack team can do. If you are looking for a master decorator, look no further thank Edda’s Cake Designs. Not only does the team wield fondant like professional sculptors, they aren’t afraid to show off what they can do with the less pliable (but more delicious) buttercream frosting. Since 1978 this bakery has been producing remarkable confections while staying hot on the trail of the latest trends for the modern couple. 

Fannie’s Sweet Confections, Barboursville, West Virginia

Cakes like this aren’t seen every day; with the hand brushing and unique colors, this is a one-of-a-kind creation. If a couple is concerned about having options, they needn’t look further than Sweet Confections. With over 100 cake flavors available, we are positive that this bakery can accommodate anyone’s tastes. In addition to tasty options, it has a variety of styles for every kind of couple, making choosing a cake rather difficult.

Fiona’s Cakes, Severna Park, Maryland

This cake’s geometric shape and addition of soft flowers makes it a wonderful choice for a fun, funky wedding.  Fiona’s Cakes are simply beautiful. It consistently creates timeless cake designs for couples who love a little tradition. While it doesn’t showcase an overabundance of variety in its designs, it does offer an impressively diverse flavor menu that will entice couples looking to marry during any season. Fiona’s offers seasonal varieties like pumpkin for fall lovers and orange for warm-weather-bound newlyweds. 

Gia’s Cakes, Birmingham, Alabama

With innovative ingredients like rosewater and cardamom, Gia's cakes have a unique taste and style that is perfect for any couple. Fresh, crisp, and rustic are three words that begin to describe how Gia’s Cakes perfects its wedding cakes. Aside from its sculpted cakes, Gia’s has the ability to inject romance into a confection with over-the-top elegance and painstaking detail.

Gimme Some Sugar, Las Vegas, Nevada

This reverse chalkboard design is for the edgy bride who isn’t afraid to try something different. Two best friends were inspired to create Gimme Some Sugar after a magical trip to Disneyland, and their own magical sweet journey began. Located in Las Vegas, this hot bakery is known for its sculpted birthday cakes for celebrities, but its wedding selection is just as awe–inspiring. The team prides itself on having done just about every themed cake one can think of, but also on its deluxe flavoring options like Butterfinger and mocha crunch.

Gourmet Bake Shoppe, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Where else can you get a mango cake adorned with hand-piping and flowers? It isn’t every day that you find a bakery that can create a cake that is as delicious as it is gorgeous. Yet Gourmet Bake Shoppe in Virginia Beach can. This bakery is perfect for the modern couple that is looking to push the envelope of cake design, thanks to its sleek structures and unique flavors. Where else can you get a mango cake that looks like the bottom of a wedding dress?

Jacques Fine European Pastries, Suncook, New Hampshire

The appliqués and old-fashioned designs on this cake would give an attractively old-fashinoed feeling to any wedding reception. Though Jacques Fine European Pastries opened its doors officially in 1973, Jacques had been a lover of culinary arts since he was a teenager. Since then, he has built an empire on the backs of his extraordinary cakes with a bold, unapologetic style that makes each cake a unique visual experience. Being able to accommodate any style is one of this bakery’s trademark qualities and the flavors are just as indulgent as its aesthetic.

Incredible Edibles Bakery, Virginia Beach, Virginia

This cake, with an extravagant chandelier centerpiece,is sure to make dessert a unique experience. If you are looking for a bakery that truly values the tradition and significance of the wedding cake, look no further than Incredible Edibles Bakery in Virginia Beach. This bakery completely appreciates the fact that the cake-cutting is a highlight of the event, and puts extra care into cake construction knowing this. 


Irene’s Cakes by Design, Ludlow, Vermont

The large white roses covering this cake are sure to amaze you. Featured in a plethora of magazines, Irene’s Cakes by Design is cutting-edge in terms of bold style. Irenes contemporary cakes are the embodiment of what it means to pay attention to the details. Each cake is distinctly different and artfully complements the couple’s personal style. This culinary school graduate and French bakery master offers decadent unique flavors, promising four cake layers and three filling flavors in each tier, such as lemon poppy seed and unique hazelnut combinations. 

Let Them Eat Cake, Kennebunk, Maine

If you’re having for a woodland-themed wedding, this bakery will exceed your design expectations with its foresty designs. The fondant animals are so lifelike, your guests may be hesitant to eat them Named one of the “Top 100 Cake Designers” plus several other accolades, Let Them Eat Cake is a must-go destination for wedding cakes. Speaking of destinations, this gourmet bakery specializes in location weddings. If you’re looking for a beach-themed wedding, this bakery will exceed your design expectations with its seashore designs. The fondant seashells are so lifelike, your guests may be hesitant to eat them.

Palermo’s Bakery, Ridgefield Park, New Jersey

This cake looks more like five wedding cakes in one, but the whole design is so eloquently put together it truly is deserving of the title “jaw-dropping!” This traditional Italian bakery began over 25 years ago as a small wholesale bakery that delivered to catering companies and local restaurants. Today, it creates custom-designed cakes that amaze and delight its clients. There is nothing that this bakery does on a small scale. Each cake is a grand and glorious structure that has a distinct signature look about it. We love how each confection is artfully crafted and appreciate the staff’s ability to bring each design to life.

Ron Ben-Israel Cakes, New York, New York

With its painstaking amount of detail, this cake looks too good to be true!  They don’t call Ben-Israel, its creator, the “S-veet (Sweet) Genius” for nothing! You may know this passionate baker from his Food Network cutthroat baking show Sweet Genius, but you may not know that this tough-loving baker is a total softy when it comes to his love of culinary arts. Growing up fascinated by his mother’s skills in the kitchen, Ron Ben-Israel’s path to confection perfection was one fueled by passion and sincerity. Today, he makes some of the most delicious and elaborate cakes out there, with every detail building toward a grander, bigger picture. 

Simply Cakes, Cary, North Carolina

Although this cake’s intricate quilting pattern looks too delicious to eat, you’ll enjoy the taste as much as the design. Standard is not an option at Simply Cakes, and we aren’t just talking about its inventive motifs. Even choosing a chocolate cake here is deceptively simple, as it is guaranteed to be filled with intriguing, complex, and quality flavors. Southern classics like sweet potato are available, as well as a variety of intriguing fillings such as gold beer and Bavarian cream. 

That Special Touch Cakes and Flowers, Pearl, Mississippi

This cake may look classic, but look closely at the attention to detail. With decadent flavors and an eye for beauty, That Special Touch Cakes and Flowers is a wedding vendor that knows what its customers want. Though its staff is particularly skilled at the more classic wedding cake, its style of elegance and whimsy is best admired in the multi-tiered wedding cakes it offers.

SugarBakers Cakes, Catonsville, Maryland

Bold confections like this cake, with its coral coloring and large flower petals, are one of a kind. With each cake customized for every couple’s special day, SugarBakers Cakes’ confections are distinct for more than just their dashing good looks. Open since 1996, this bakery has a passion for flavor as well. Though it can certainly create a traditional multi-tiered wedding cake, it is not afraid to take creative risks. These risks pay off because SugarBakers Cakes offers beautiful sculpture cakes that will make anyone’s event stand out just a little more.

Sugar Coated, Brooklyn, New York

With the layers dripping in gold and the hand-created sugar work, this cake is meant for a bride wholoves bling. Inspired by a true love of food (and for her pastry chef husband Giovanni) owner Marisa Bove began Sugar Coated as a way to give true, tasty joy to the world around her. And boy, did she ever! Brides all over Brooklyn rejoice on their wedding days when they go with this premier baker. With a whole lot of style and a touch of pizazz, Sugar Coated creates gorgeous cakes that are wow-worthy for any style couple.

Sugar Kneads Cakery, Loganville, Georgia

Cake toppers like this one add an extra wow factor to a more classic design. Sure, Sugar Kneads Cakery can bake you a cake (and a gorgeous one at that) for any occasion, but its wedding cakes are worthy of a little extra praise. After all, it has created an array of cakes that range from classic blush-quilted designs to wacky topsy-turvy layered cakes. When it comes to flavors, it is no stranger to variety in that department either. Enjoy an almond Amaretto cake, devil’s food marble cake, or a variety of specialty flavors to truly customize your special day. Its cakes were voted 2015 Brides Choice on Wedding Wire and the bakery was rated No. 43 in America for Best Wedding Cake Bakeries, according to Sugar Kneads

Sweet Art Bakery, McKinney, Texas

This cake’s hand-painted brush strokes and artistic flair makes it perfect for a unique bride. Since 2007, Sweet Art Bakery has been living up to its name, making true art out of its bridal sweets. With gourmet flavors and couture designs, Sweet Art Bakery creates dreamy wedding cakes for every couple. Its style is primarily traditional with a touch of whimsy, but when put to the test it can also bake an intricately sculpted cake. 

Sweet Surrender Dessert Cafe, Louisville, Kentucky

A superhero cake? Only at this bakery can you ask for something so fabulously outrageous and get it.  A local hot spot, Sweet Surrender is known for creating quality cakes that are beyond beautiful. While its wedding cakes are the crown jewel of the bakery, the groom’s cakes are equally as divine. Full of luscious flavor and made with impeccable design, Sweet Surrender can also create a dream dessert bar to really give sweets-loving newlyweds something to get excited about.