Edible Lace Wedding Cakes

Edible lace wedding cakes by Sugar Couture Cupcakes and Cakes left, Sweet As Sugar Cakes right

The advent of edible cake lace has brought a whole new level of convenience to wedding cake decorating. While its customization options are limited, its quick and easy application makes it a no-brainer when it comes to commercial cake decorating.

To help you learn how to work with edible lace, we have a tutorial here from Joshua John Russell teaching the tricks of the trade: edible lace wedding cake tutorial.

This week we’re taking a look at some of the most elegant edible lace wedding cakes from top cake designers.

Exact tone-on-tone shades of ivory create a seamless blend between cake lace and frosting in this sugar rose and magnolia topped cake trimmed with antique gold sugar pearls by Sugar Couture Cupcakes and Cakes, above left.  On the right, an exquisite pairing of lavender and pink makes an exceptionally pretty edible lace wedding cake from Sweet As Sugar Cakes.

One of the most chic wedding colors of the moment – dove grey – paired with an abundance of soft pink roses and adorned with mesh lace makes for a stunning wedding cake by Roses by Moonlight.

edible lace wedding cake grey with pink roses by Roses by Moonlight

Curtis and Co. Cakes never fail to inspire us whenever we take a look through their latest wedding cake designs and this glamorous 1920’s inspired wedding cake is a perfect example with vintage edible lace fabulously customised with extra hand-piped details.

1920's wedding cake with edible lace and hand piped details by Curtis and Co. Cakes

Shades of gold and blush pink make one of the prettiest colour palettes whether it’s baby pink roses with antique gold (by Sugar Couture Cupcakes and Cakes, below left) or pale gold/champagne lustre with marshmallow pink peonies (by Cotton and Crumbs, below right), just add a border of edible cake lace and your in vintage wedding cake heaven.

edible lace wedding cakes by Sugar Couture Cupcakes and Cakes left, Cotton and Crumbs right

Edible lace trim along the top tier of this beautiful peach and cream wedding cake creates a wonderfully antique style wedding cake silhouette by Jelly Cake, below left. On the right, Hilary Rose Cupcakes go all-out vintage with scalloped lace trim, a pearl cluster and magnificent sugar peony.

Edible lace trimmed cakes by Jelly Cake left, Hilary Rose Cupcakes right

One of the key elements of Albena Petrova’s incredibly beautiful beaded Eiffel Tower wedding cake design is the tier covered in vertical edible lace panels in a soft grey shade, giving added feminity to the overal design by Sweet Temptations Custom Cakes & Cookies (image by Anda Panciuk).

Eiffel Tower wedding cake by Custom Cakes & Cookies by Albena Petrova, image by Anda Panciuk

Entire wedding cake tiers covered in edible cake lace makes for a most elegant backdrop for this cascade of peach roses and draped pearl beads in the design below by Nadya’s Cakes and Bakes.

Edible lace wedding cake by Nadya's Cakes and Bakes

Edible cake lace trim in peach is complemented with a matching cake lace bow in this pretty summer wedding cake by Susanna’s Custom Cakes below (image by Haley Photography, Canada).

edible lace wedding cake by Susanna's Custom Cakes, Haley Photography

Edible lace adds an unmistakable bridal touch to these wedding cookies by Cake Envy, Melbourne (below left). On the right, edible cake lace is used to wonderful effect in this couture wedding cake design via The Cake Decorating Company.

edible lace wedding cake from The Cake Decorating Company right, sugarveil cookies by Cake Envy Melbourne left

Fabulous palettes of dusky pink and carmel tones make the most beautiful starting point to showcase exquisite sugar floristry and vintage lace cake designs from Leslea Matsis (below left) and Cotton and Crumbs (below right).

Edible lace cakes by Leslea Matsis left, Cotton and Crumbs right

Edible lace in shades of gold and bronze mineral tones create an eye-catching design element in the wedding cake designs below from Three Little Blackbirds Cakes (below left) and the Kirsty Wirsty Cake Emporium (below right).

Edible lace wedding cakes by Three Little Blackbirds Cakes left, Kirsty Wirsty Cake Emporium right

Another of Nadya’s Cakes & Bakes edible lace wedding cakes features below this time with a jaunty feather arrangement sitting atop fully-laced tiers.

edible lace wedding cake by Nadya's Cakes & Bakes lace wedding cake with feather

Curtis and Co. Cakes demonstrate the versatility of edible cake lace below with extra hand piped details including pearl swags adding beautiful customisation to this vintage lace wedding cake.

Edible lace wedding cake by Curtis and Co. Cakes with extra hand piped details

Miniature sugar doilys make a pretty lace garland on this vintage blue and blush pink wedding cake (below left), with layers and layers of edible cake lace creating a unique fabric effect wedding cake by Caroline’s Celebration Cakes, below right.

edible lace wedding cakes in blue by Caroline's Celebration Cakes right, image left via Pinterest uncredited

A cute posy of pink roses with beautifully coloured rose leaves makes a perfect match with this lace wrapped two tier wedding cake from the Sophie Bifield Cake Company, below left. On the right, Sweet Little Cakes adorn a rainbow of pastel tiers in pearls and lace for a pretty blossom-strewn summer wedding cake.

edible lace wedding cakes in pastels by Sophie Bifield Cake Company left, Sweet Little Cakes right


For more on working with edible cake lace including folding, draping and fashioning embellishments from edible lace, see Sonja McClean’s online tutorial: Dramatic Cake Design.

Cake Lace Tutorial with Sonja McClean on Craftsy

Readers may also be interested in our features on:

Join us on the Cake Geek Magazine Facebook Page here for more on cake style and news updates.

Coming Up Next: Cute Cakes for Little Boys

Faye Cahill’s Brand New Lace Wedding Cakes Tutorial on Craftsy:

lace wedding cake tutorial with Faye Cahill on Craftsy