Our Favorite Wedding Cakes from 2016

Wedding cakes have come a long way in recent years — transitioning from the traditional white, tiered cakes, to artistic + creative confections. The naked cake trend + geode cakes were definitely a hit last year and have continued to be a favorite in 2016; however, we’re also seeing some new, more modern + sleek designs! From abstract + geometric elements, to marble fondant, and lots of woodland-inspired accents, there was definitely an abundance of delightful desserts.

Let’s take a look at the list — in no particular order — and dig into these gorgeous goodies!

1. This Floral Accented Naked Cake

by Amy Cakes from this Enchanted Forest Wedding in Oklahoma // photo by Gene Pease

2. These Individual Cakes Dripping with Caramel + Touches of Gold Leaf

by Amy’s Sweet Bakeshop from the Enchanting Fall Wedding Fashion with BHLDN // photo by We Laugh, We Love Photography

3. This Four-Tier ‘Salt of the Earth’ Cake with Light Pink Accents

by Tuscan Wedding Cakes from this Natural Tuscan Wedding Inspiration // photo by Mademoiselle Fiona

4. This Pretty Marble Cake with Pops of Gold

by Whisk & Whittle from this Marble-Inspired Dessert Table with M&M’s // photo by Katie Shuler

5. This Emerald Geode Cake

by Kake from this Bohemian Wedding Inspiration from We Three Workshops // photo by We Three Workshops; Kat Gill of Katch Studios, Tricia Victoria and Sharon Litchfield

6. This Stunning Abstract + Geometric Cake

by Hey There, Cupcake! from this Bright + Modern Wedding Inspiration at the Fig House // photo by Krista Mason Photography

7. This Moody Two-Tier Cake with Sugar Flowers

by Hey There, Cupcake! from this Spooky Autumn Equinox Bridal Shower // photo by This Rad Love

8. This Modern Cake with Bright Pink Floral Accents

by Whisk & Whittle from this Modern Bohemian Wedding Inspiration in the Almond Orchards // photo by Mary Costa Photography

9. This Forest-Inspired Layered Naked Cake

by Your Cake Baker from this Bohemian Mountain Farmhouse Wedding // photo by Jake and Necia Photography

10. This Black, Gold + Marble Cake

by Sweet and Saucy Shop from this Black and Gold Geometric Wedding Inspiration // photo by Diana Marie Photography

They’re almost too pretty to eat, right?! We did say almost… So did your favorite make the list? What is your most-loved cake trend of the year? Let us know with a little love note below.

Are you still looking for more cakes to satisfy your sweet tooth? Check out our Desserts Gallery for more inspiration! We hope you loved our “Favorite of 2016” round-ups! Until next year… :)