Tea Cup Cake Toppers

vintage tea cup cake toppers

A tea cup cake topper is super on-trend for cakes right now, combining two very popular party or wedding themes: vintage and tea parties.  It’s especially apt for Irish or UK weddings – two great tea drinking nations!

The cake on the left (above) features a pink lace applique design which you can make using lace moulds available from many sugarcraft stores. The second cake features beautiful sugarcrafted floral cameos which give a lovely vintage feel to this colourful cake.

The teacups featured on these cakes are vintage crockery, which can be difficult to find.  But if you’re feeling adventurous, why not try your hand at making sugar teacups! It’s a lot easier than it looks and you’ll find a great tutorial here: how to make a tea cup and saucer cake topper tutorial. (Images: Wedding Chicks and Boho Bride, via The Natural Wedding Company).

tea cup cake topper via Weddbook

Above, we have another beautiful tea cup cake topper with an exquisite wild flower arrangement via Weddbook.

And below, a classically elegant vintage wedding cake with china teacup cake topper via Pinterest. (For more on royal icing piping techniques, see our feature on Piping Pearls and Beaded Garlands.)

teacup cake topper via Pinterest

Below, a fabulous trio of wedding cakes is made complete with pretty tea cup cake toppers. (Photographed by Eliza Claire Photography via Style Me Pretty.)

tea cup cake toppers by Eliza Clair Photography via Style Me Pretty

Below, we have two beautiful lady-like teacup cake toppers with the cake below left from Old Vienna Bakery via Burnetts Boards and the image below right via Pinterest.

teacup cake toppers with cake from Old Vienna Bakery via Burnetts Boards left and from wedding flowers and reception ideas.com

Two whimsical style vintage bunting cakes below topped with pretty teacup cake toppers from The Cute Cupcake Company (below left) and by Gulnaz  Mitchell of Heavenly Cakes 4U, New Zealand (below right).

bunting cakes with teacup cake toppers from The Cute Cupcake Company left and by Gulnaz  Mitchell of Heavenly Cakes 4U right

Our final tea cup cake topper is an exquisite piece of sugar art from Chrissy Lau of the Miss Couture cake company in Australia, which combines vintage pearls and antique gold accents for beautiful afternoon tea theme that exudes lady-like elegance.

teacup cake topper cake by Chrissy Lau of Miss Couture Australia


And if you really want to extend your teacup party theme, there’s a great range of teapcup baking moulds for cupcakes now on the market – you bake the cupcakes right in the teacup mould.  Guaranteed to delight your tea-party guests!  Available here: Afternoon Tea Cupcakes – 4 Cupcake Cup Holders 4 Saucers.

tea cup baking moulds via amazon left and via anna and blue paperie right (2)

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