10 Insanely Gorgeous 2018 Wedding Cake Trends

10 Unique Wedding Cake Ideas & Trends For 2018

These cakes are crazy amazing!

By Justina Huddleston

Whether you're a bride, groom or guest, everyone knows the best part of a wedding is the cake. From elaborate multitiered confections to more rustic bakes made with love by a family member, sharing something sweet with everyone in attendance is a delightful way to kick off a marriage.

This year, wedding cakes will be full of variety. There are dramatic black cakes for the goth brides among us, and sparkling geode cakes are still going strong. Take a look at the stunning cakes below to help you decide which wedding cake idea is right for your special day.

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1. Geode cakes

Geode cakes with plenty of crystal detail will still be a favorite in 2018.

2. Succulent cakes

Beautiful cakes adorned with succulents give a green-thumb touch to any wedding.

3. Marble cakes

Elegant marble swirls are a subtle but elegant choice.

4. Black cakes

Make a statement at your wedding with a dramatic black cake.

5. Watercolor cakes

Pastel watercolor-style cakes work well for spring and summer weddings.

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6. Super-realistic flower cakes

For an entirely edible cake, consider decorating with super-realistic buttercream flowers.

7. Hand-painted cakes

The attention to detail in a hand-painted cake can't be beat.

8. Wedding dress cakes

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Instead of wedding toppers, look for cakes decorated with the couple or with bridal dresses ending in 3-D frosting.

9. Gold

Gold fondant and edible gold flakes will add some shine to wedding cakes this year.

10. Geometric

Geometric details add some fun whimsy to your cake.

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This article was originally published at SheKnows. Reprinted with permission from the author.