Floral & Formal Wedding Cakes

ing cake with sugar flowers by Langs of London left, Peggy Porschen right

While bohemian and woodland inspired weddings may be amongst the most popular themes for this summer’s weddings, elegant formal weddings never go out of fashion.

Floral and formal wedding cakes are our style crush this week starting with the towering 10-tier statement wedding cake (above left) by Langs of London. Petal-shaped base tiers give an unmistakable air of old world elegance to a wedding cake design with Peggy Porschen and Faye Cahill leading the way in the revival of the petal shaped wedding cake.

Above right, Peggy Porschen’s fabulously romantic design is the epitomy of formal wedding cake elegance.

Ornate gilded detailing brings antique elegance to the classic monogrammed wedding cake designs below from cake couturiers, Bobbette & Belle, left and Faye Cahill, right.

floral and formal wedding cakes with petal shaped tiers by Bobbette and Belle left, Faye Cahill right

A close-up of Faye Cahill’s signature exquisite hand-piping features below with beautiful damask lace, champagne lustre and rose gold detailing dressed with garden style florals.

hand piped lace by Faye Cahill Cake Design

Trailing sweet pea tendrils and climbing sugar roses nestle between the crevices of the fabulously elegant petal-shaped tier of Peggy Porschen’s wedding cake, below left. On the right, Innicka Dee Cake Design has created a towering wedding cake design dressed with trailing orchids and ranuncula blooms for a fabulously romantic wedding cake design.

towering wedding cakes with flowers by Peggy Porschen left, by Innicka Dee Cakes right

Silver scrolls and swag detailing making an elegant combination with soft pink florals in the opulent wedding cake design below left by Goumelicious, UAE. On the right, a classic Sylvia Weinstock masterpiece reamins as beautiful as the day it was created bursting with sumptuous pink florals in her trademark spectacular floral style.

formal wedding cakes with pink florals by Goumelicious AE left, Sylvia Weinstock right

White and ivory wedding cakes are given a romantic flourish with bridal white florals by Coco Cakes, below left and the Sugar Plum Cake Company, below right with beautiful “Rosepoint” stencilled lace detailing (left) and “vintage lace” stencilling (right).

formal wedding cakes by Coco Cakes left, Sugar Plum Cakes right

Vintage pearl beading brings classic elegance to this beautiful, feminine wedding cake by Cakes by Krishanthi with lush, garden style florals creating a fabulous focal point.

vintage pearl wedding cake by Cakes by Krishanthi

Tumbling ivory florals create a beautiful garden-style waterfall on this exquisite floral lace wedding cake by The Madeleine Cake Company, below left. On the right, textured tiers and a towering structure create a stunning formal style wedding cake, below right (image by Jose Villa Photography).

formal wedding cakes with floral decor by Madeleine Cakes left, Sun in My Belly Cakes, right (Jose Villa Phot)

When it comes to formal wedding cake elegance, look no further than the exquisite cake designs of Fine Cakes by Zehra with a selection of antique style cakes below (image by L’Atelier Lumière).

formal wedding cakes antique style by Fine Cakes by Zehra, image by L'Atelier Lumière

The natural frill of the parrot tulip makes it an excellent choice for the floral cascade adorning this towering wedding cake design by Bobbette and Belle, below left. On the right, Fine Cakes by Zehra have crafted an amazing angel wing wedding cake in a breath-taking display of wedding cake art (image by L’Atelier Lumière Photography).

towering wedding cakes by Bobbette and Belle left, Fine Cakes by Zehra right (L'Atelier Lumière Phot)

A towering masterpiece of sugar floristry set against a magnificent floral backdrop features below from Rosalind Miller Cake Design.

formal wedding cake with sugar flowers by Rosalind Miller Cake Design

A winding floral cascade of orchids and roses brings timeless elegance to this Cherie Kelly wedding cake below.

formal wedding cake with floral cascade of orchids and roses by Cherie Kelly

Vintage lace and pearl beading bring an antique air to this formal gardens inspired wedding cake with climbing roses and ivy trailing over classic square tiers in a unique design by Lina Veber Cake.

formal wedding cake with sugar flowers and foliage by Lina Veber Cake

Ornate, gilded gold details add antique elegance to this towering wedding cake design with maiden-hair fern and pink roses adding soft, feminine floral adornment (image via WedLuxe, Corina V Photography).

floral and formal wedding cake via WedLuxe, Corina V Photography


For more on working with petal-shaped tiers as well as antiqued metallic finishes, watercolour washes, decorating with lace and her signature sugar flowers, see all the details on Faye Cahill’s online class here:  Layered Embellishments – 12 Stunning Techniques.

Faye Cahill wedding cake decorating class on Craftsy

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