With small weddings rising in popularity this past year, a smaller guest list also means a smaller cake. From edible flowers to bold metallics, these are some of our favorite small wedding cake ideas to try.
Go bold with your wedding cake by enhancing it with metallic colors and hues. For dramatic cakes, we recommend opting for a metallic blue, purple or other bright color. If you’d like to keep it more subtle, a shimmery silver or gold foil is a great accent as well.
Stray from tradition with a unique shape for your wedding cake rather than a simple round design. Don’t be afraid to choose something out of the ordinary such as a square or hexagon as the base of your cake. You can even add geometric patterns or fun prints to your cake for a pop of color.
A small wedding cake doesn’t need to be boring. Spice up your pint-sized cake with some edible flowers for a sweet surprise! The flowers can be purchased both fresh or dry depending on your preference. You can also match the flower colors to your color palette to keep with your wedding theme.
Sometimes less is more, especially with a beautiful naked cake. It can be designed several different ways such as a layered cake with frosting in between, or a whole cake lightly dusted with powdered sugar. A naked cake pairs especially well with fresh fruit as well, and can make a delicious cake topper.
Add a Quote
Let your cake speak for itself by adding a special quote onto the frosting. Get creative and brainstorm you and your partner’s favorite quote together, or include your initials and wedding date as well. However, be sure the quote or writing you choose can adequately fit onto the size of your cake.
Top With Macarons
Make your wedding cake even more delicious by topping it with mini macarons. Not only are they a tasty treat to enjoy after your cake, you can also create a fun cake topper design with them, or include one macaron on each individual cake slice. You can even find them in various shapes such as gorgeous heart-shaped macarons to celebrate your love.
Once you’ve chosen your favorite small wedding cake, visit our roundup of the best bakeries in Michigan to help bring your vision to life!