Your wedding cake should be a work of art — the ultimate centrepiece at your wedding reception and the crowning jewel of your dessert table. Watercolor wedding cakes are having a moment right now, and it’s no wonder why. Decorated with beautiful brushstrokes of all shades, the edible works of art are a sure way to elevate your wedding day dessert. Whether floral, marble, or abstract, these bakers’ hand-painted designs take cake to the next level.
Gilded Watercolor Cake
Flecks of gold elevate this pretty pink watercolor design. It is a fondant-covered, hand-painted, sugar flower adorned, watercolor cake. Find it at Melissa’s Fine Pastries.
Whimsical Wedding Cake
How exquisite is Maggie Austin’s three-tiered confection wrapped with hand-painted strips of fondant? Find it at Maggie Austin Cake.
Melissa’s Fine Pastries hand-painted this fit-for-a-fairy-tale buttercream-frosted confection with the most romantic muted shades of gold, blue, and violet and topped it off with fresh flowers. Find it at Melissa’s Fine Pastries.
Spring Watercolor Wedding Cake
White panels on this blue wedding cake provide the perfect canvas for watercolor flowers that echo the spirit of the spring season. Find it at The Cake & The Giraffe.
Black And White Ombre
An ombre watercolor technique takes this modern, geometric wedding cake from black to gray to white. Find it at Sugar Bee Sweets.
Natural Watercolor Wedding Cake
We love it when bakers take inspiration from the great outdoors, like in this Amy Cakes masterpiece. Find it at Amy Cakes.
On the other hand, neutral strokes are just as striking, as proven by this textured, cloud-like white wedding cake. Find it at Melissa’s Fine Pastries.
Not only does this three-tiered stunner boast a floral watercolor middle, but it’s also finished off with the most realistic-looking sugar flowers. Find it at Cake Ink.
Pulled of a marbled effect on the top two tiers of this magical watercolor wedding cake. Find it at Sugar Bee Sweets.
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