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wedding cake basics

Your wedding cake may just be the most significant confection you ever buy, so it's key to know what you're getting into. A good place to start is by reading our top tips from wedding cake bakers from around the country. Next, the fun part (well, besides the tasting), is to start searching through wedding cake pictures to help figure out which wedding cake designs suit your style. From classic cakes to more ornate styles, we have something for every taste – literally! Then check out local wedding cake bakers to find a pro near you.

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top wedding cake Q+As

dessert and cupcake photos

what's your cake style?

Take the wedding cake style quiz and find out which cake is right for you.

what do you think?

Which flavor will your wedding cake be?

Which flavor will your wedding cake be?

Chocolate or vanilla

Something fruity

Something savory


Our Wedding Cakes Editor, Anja W.