Wedding Cakes in Milk and Dark Chocolate

dark chocolate wedding cake with purple and mauve sugar flowers by Bakministeriet

While fondant may be the cake artist’s favourite medium of the moment, we simply can’t abandon our love affair with luxurious chocolate wedding cakes and occasion cakes here at Cake Geek Magazine.

Showing you why, we’ve put together a selection of some of the most sophisticated chocolate wedding cake art, perfect for late autumn and winter weddings.

Our feature cake above showcases an array of late autumn sugar flowers in mauve and purples set against a dark chocolate finish for a stunning chocolate wedding cake above by leading Swedish designer, Lina Veber.

Lavenders, soft pinks and purples conjure up images of a late summer English cottage garden in the beautiful dark chocolate ruffle wedding cake below by chocolate couturier, Kanya Hunt.

chocolate ruffles wedding cake dark chocolate wedding cake by Kanya Hunt

Two magical Maggie Austin creations feature below – chocolate column cakes in two contrasting styles for showpiece wedding cakes.

square milk chocolate wedding cake by Maggie Austin Cake

Ivory and white blossoms lend a beautiful bridal touch to the two milk and dark chocolate wedding cakes below by Ana Parsych Cakes (left) and via The Knot (right, image Antonis Achilleos).

chocolate wedding cakes with flowers by Ana Parzych left and via The Knot right, image Antonis Achilleos

A single sugar peony cake topper and luxury gold banding against glossy milk chocolate makes a sumptuous wedding dessert cake by The Whole Cake (photo by Tinywater Photography via Ruffled.

milk chocolate wedding cake with gold trim and peony rose by The Whole Cake, Tinywater Photography via Ruffled (2)

Cream statement sugar flowers set against chocolate ganache finishes makes for stylish contemporary wedding cakes below by Chloe Kerr Cakes (left) and Eileen Fry Cakes (right).

milk chocolate wedding cake and dark chocolate wedding cakes, Chloe Kerr left, Eileen Fry right

Cascading chocolate ruffles and gilded gold framing create lavish chocolate wedding cake designs below from Hall of Cakes, UK (left) and from the Ruffled blog (right, image right by Lara Kimmerer Photography).

luxury chocolate wedding cakes from Hall of Cake UK left, image right by Laura Kimmerer Photography via Ruffled Blog

Gold leaf and chocolate make a wow combination with two beautiful examples below from Victoria’s Cake Boutique (left, Laura Forrester Photography) and from The Enchanting Merchant Company (right).

chocolate and gold leaf cakes, Victoria's Cake Boutique, Laura Forrester Photography left, The Enchanting Merchant Co right

Textured chocolate and gold foliage create a sophisticated chocolate wedding cake design below left by the Sweet & Saucy Shop (Scott Michael Photography), while on the right, up-and-coming cake artist, Jonathan Caleb adds a burst of colour to his chocolate cake spectacular with an array of summer flowers and fruits (Lime Green Photography).

Chocolate wedding cake by Sweet & Saucy, Scott Michael Photography left, Jonathan Caleb Cake, Lime Green Photography right

Spectacular autumn florals set against a chocolate wedding cake makes a beautiful autumn wedding cake from LinaVeber Cakes.

chocolate wedding cake with Autumn floral arrangement orange roses and red berries by Bakministeriet

Style Sweet CA have created the marvellous milk chocolate wedding cake below accessorized with stylish feathers and a single ruby red rose.

chocolate wedding cake with feathers from Style Sweet CA

Ruffles and roses from Maggie Austin Cake (below left) in one of her signature frilled designs and on the right, a stylish milk chocolate and gold wedding cake with vintage red rose by the Wild Orchid Baking Company.

dark chocolate ruffle wedding cake by Maggie Austin left and milk chocolate and gold wedding cake with red rose by Wild Orchid right

Our final cake is a simple beauty from the Sweet & Saucy Shop dressed with beautiful arrangement of ivory florals for terrific contemporary style wedding cake.

dark chocolate wedding cake idea from Sweet & Saucy Shop


For more on chocolate cake decorating techniques, check out the tutorials available on Craftsy: chocolate cake decorating tutorials.

chocolate cake decorating tutorials

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