Sweet paradise: eight favourite designer wedding cakes

Sweet paradise: eight favourite designer wedding cakes
The sparkle factor from Peboryon

Our round up of favourite designer wedding cakes includes everything from a traditional French favourite to a gilded and iced fairytale castle

Choosing a centrepiece for your wedding day is easy if you tap into the imagination of the experts. We’ve handpicked eight favourite designer wedding cakes from some of the UK’s most talented names. You’ll find everything from a soaring fairy castle to impressive tiered creations decorated with sparkling silver balls, hearts and flowers and even moreish 100s and 1000s. So create your own rules and enjoy co-designing a sweet paradise that you and your guests won’t be able to resist.

Rosy spectacle: roses all the way from Let it be Cake

Rosy spectacle

This gorgeous rose-strewn cake is by award-winning London cakemaker Let it be Cake. Talented designer Elsa Laima is passionate about sweet things, creating flavoursome and hand decorated cakes of every variety for weddings and celebrations. letitbecake.co.uk

Sweet paradise: eight favourite wedding cakes
Cool choux: a croquembouche from La Belle Époque Patisserie

Cool choux

The croquembouche – long a favourite at French weddings – is a delightful alternative cake or desert and Belle Époque Patisserie makes them from choux buns or éclairs. Sample their delicious cakes and pastries at their two London branches or head to Selfridges. belleepoque.co.uk

Sweet paradise: eight favourite designer wedding cakes
Sweet hearts: blooming romance from Ann's Designer Cakes

Sweet hearts

Long-established artisan baker Ann’s Designer Cakes creates fabulous designs – from traditional iced tiers, cupcakes and wedding favours to truly one-off designs to match your wedding theme. We just love this romantic rosy tower topped with love hearts. annsdesignercakes.com

Sweet paradise: eight favourite designer wedding cakes
Candy crush: a colourful wedding-cake design from Le Papillon Patisserie

Candy crush

Sprinkled with 100s and 1000s, this lovely three tier cake is available in lots of flavours, from lemon drizzle to red velvet. It is one of a great range of imaginative ideas from Surrey baker and caterer to know Le Papillon Patisserie. lepapillonpatisserie.com

Sweet paradise: eight favourite designer cakes
Fairy storey: a magical tower from Elizabeth's Cake Emporium

Fairy storeys

This magical fairy castle – shown here at The Savoy – was designed by leading London baker Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium. With its gilded towers and multiple tiers, it would make a showstopping centrepiece for the grandest wedding. elizabethscakeemporium.com

Sweet paradise: eight favourite designer wedding cakes
Perfect pastels: This flower decorated GC Couture cake features three pastel tiers

Perfect pastels

GC Couture’s wedding cake designs include every theme under the sun – and lots of bespoke options. This elegant and understated three-tier pastel cake, artfully decorated with a soft floral lace-effect trim, would be wonderful for a spring or midsummer wedding. gccouture.co.uk

Sweet paradise: eight favourite designer wedding cakes
Silver stardust: A glittering take on the traditional white cake from Peboryon

Silver stardust

Cornish artisan baker Peboryon receives plaudits from across the country for its designs. This glamorous number keeps many of the classic elements of the traditional wedding cake, but adds a twist with a stardust effect on the top tier and delicate silver tracery further down. peboryon.com

Sweet paradise: eight favourite designer wedding cakes
Flower burst: a divine cake decorated with oversized blooms from Rosalind Miller

Flower burst

Rosalind Miller’s exquisite designs are always wonderful to look at – and with rave reviews for their taste and a string of ‘preferred supplier’ accolades from London’s top hotels. This ravishing flower design featuring oversized peonies would be a sumptuous table centrepiece at a summer gathering. rosalindmillercakes.com