Our Favorite Wedding Cakes from 2018

Favorite Wedding Cakes from Green Wedding Shoes of 2018

Nothing like ending 2018 with a sweet note, right? We’re sharing the year’s standout details and counting down crowd favorites (did you see our top 10 weddings of 2018?) as we wave farewell to another year! Today the cakes take center stage and we’ve seen some killer trends that are sure to skyrocket into 2019. Black wedding cakes, anyone?! Sugar flowers were also all the rage, as were unique designs of both the extravagant and strikingly simple varieties.

Let’s dig into the most delicious end-of-year list of all: our favorite wedding cakes from 2018 (in no particular order)!

1. This Buttercream Succulent Crescent Cake

favorite cakes of the year

cake by Ivenoven from our Floral Cake Roundup

2. This Whimsical Floral + Lace Cake

favorite cakes of the year

cake by Jaime Melfi of Autumn Nomad from this Eerie + Enchanting Alice In Wonderland-Inspired Editorial // photo by Cody James Barry Photography

3. This Seafoam Patterned Cake with Flowers

favorite cakes of the year

cake by Frosted Envy from this Shakespearian-Inspired Winter Wedding // photo by Dawn Derbyshire Photography

4. This Sweet + Speckled Cake

favorite cakes of the year

cake by Kacy Hyder from this Boho-Inspired Baby Shower // photo by Katie Pritchard

5. This Architectural Centerpiece

favorite cakes of 2018

cake by Paper Heart Patisserie from this Modern Hotel Wedding Inspiration // photo by Charleton Churchill Photography

6. This Sky-High Pie Cake

favorite cakes of 2018

cake + photo by Bijou’s Sweet Treats from this Preferred Wedding Artist Roundup

7. This Painted Floral Black Cake

favorite cakes of the year

cake by The Sweet Society Co. from our Black Wedding Cake Roundup // photo by Becky van Straalen Photography

8. This Gold-Rimmed Blue Cake with Sugar Flowers

favorite cakes of the year

cake by Nine Cakes from our Floral Cake Roundup

9. This Structural Matte Black Cake with Sugar Flowers

favorite cakes of the year

cake + photo by Cake Ink from our Floral Cake Roundup

10. This Painted Cake (with a Display that is Dessert Goals!)

favorite wedding cakes of 2018

cake + desserts by Paper Cake Events from this Boho-Jungalow Wedding // photo by Anna Delores Photography

11. This Ombré Cake to Rule all Ombré Cakes

favorite wedding cakes of 2018

cake by Elise Cakes from this Vintage Sunset Garden Wedding // photo by Morgan McCanne

Two things: WOW and YUM! For more cake inspo, take a look at our gallery of all the desserts we’ve featured on GWS. Let us know your favorite in the comments below and come back tomorrow for a look at our favorite wedding dresses of the year!

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