40 Winter Wedding Cake Ideas – Seasonal Designs To Delight

Getting hitched in the winter but unsure where to begin with your wedding cake? No need to worry, I am here with 40 dazzling winter wedding cakes to tantalise your tastebuds. Woohoo!

Photo: Kazooieloki Photography via Pampas Grass Barn Wedding

 

Winter Wedding Cake Flavour Ideas

Before we dive in, let’s not forget about one of the vital elements of choosing your cake. The flavour! As much as we want our wedding cake to look incredible, its taste is a top priority.

Winter Cake Flavour Ideas

Chocolate
Orange/Clementine
Chocolate Orange
Yule Log
Red Velvet
Gingerbread
Coffee
Cranberry
Date
Toffee
Cherry
Peppermint
Marzipan/Almond
Nuts (Hazelnut/Peanut/Chestnut/Walnut) Be careful of any allergies when using nuts.
Apple
Marshmallow

Photo: Louise Pollitt Photography via Little Seed Field Wedding

 

Beautiful Winter Wedding Cakes To Warm Your Heart

So now that you have some scrumptious flavour inspiration, let’s get to the styling. Browse the photo gallery of winter wedding cakes to inspire your own heartwarming cake design.

1. Frosted Gold

Add frosted vibes with delicate gold leaf as demonstrated by One Part Love Bakery.

Photo: Emily Tyler Photography via Upthorpe Wood Wedding

 

2. Glitter Ice

Bonney’s Cakery‘s cake looks as though it’s glistening with ice by using subtle silver glitter.

Photo: Christine Third Wheeling via Celestial Wedding Ideas

 

3. Bark Effect

The Cake Witch made a wintery cake design with a bark effect plus an inscription.

Photo: Mini and Me Photography via Christmas Wedding Ideas

 

4. Geode

This striking geode cake by Sift Bakehouse has a gorgeously snowy vibe.

Photo: Ryann Lindsey Photography via Snowy Winter Wonderland Wedding

 

5. Pearl

A homemade cake decorated with delicate pearls for a very trendy style. Add a personalised wedding cake stand for extra pizazz.

Photo: Matt Horan Photography via Willow Marsh Farm Wedding

 

6. Chocolate Naked Cake

Level up the humble naked cake with a chocolate sponge as this DIY wedding cake demonstrates.

Photo: Photography34 via Rustic Relaxed Farm Wedding

 

7. Flower Tier

Vanilla Pod Bakery added a flower tier to a rustic iced winter wedding cake.

Photo: Sam Gibson Photography via Medieval Barn Wedding

 

8. Textured

This textured cake design by Holly Clarke Cake Design looks sublime.

Photo: Steph Kiely Photography via Purple Winter Wedding Ideas

 

9. Black & Gold

For dark, moody or glam weddings a black and gold style cake, a la Sam’s Sweet Treats may be just the ticket.

Photo: When Charlie Met Hannah via Giraffe Shed Wedding

 

10. Gilted Edge

Love Wedding Cakes added a soft golden edge to this ruffled cake.

Photo: Salsabil Morrison via Swan Lake Wedding Ideas

 

11. Angel Wings

This couple used angel wings and a globe in their cake design. Ideal for a starry winter wedding.

Photo: Carrie Lavers Photography via Starry Winter Wedding

 

12. Gold Highlights

McGowen Wedding Cakes added golden highlights to this three-tier iced gem.

Photo: Oobaloos Photography via Dewsall Court Wedding

 

13. Wreath

Embellish a simple cake with oodles of greenery and a wreath, crafted by The Sweet Stuff below.

Photo: Ivory Fayre via Into The Wild Greenery Wedding Ideas

 

14. Mountain

C&N Cakes took inspiration from the mountains for this outdoorsy wedding cake idea.

Photo: Kate Hensley Phillips Photography via Cenita Vineyards Wedding

 

15. Blue & White

Gentle white and blue wedding colours evoke a wintery atmosphere, as proved by Cake Daydreams.

Photo: Joanna Briggs Photography via Winter Blue Barn Wedding Ideas

 

16. Starry Topper

Pop a winter wedding cake topper upon a simple design for a gorgeous style.

Photo: Dani Louise Photography via Midsummer Night’s Dream Wedding Cake: Where The Ribbon Ends

 

17. Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is massively popular at weddings and Anita B Cakes used it perfectly to accent this grey and gold design.

Photo: Kerry Diamond Photography via Eucalyptus Boho Greenery Barn Wedding

 

18. Grey & Copper

Meadowsweet Cakes used grey and metallic copper for a luxe cake design. The intricate detail looks like icicles too.

Photo: Becky Harley Photography via Celestial Wedding Inspiration

 

19. Lace

Wearing lace? Why not incorporate the fabric into your wedding cake as shown by Love Wedding Cakes? It works beautifully.

Photo: Salsabil Morrison via Swan Lake Wedding Ideas

 

20. Night Sky

The Cake Spa created winter vibes with this night sky cake.

Photo: Gina Fernandes Photography via Navy Gold Wedding Ideas

 

21. Chic Ribbon

At this winter wedding, hellocake.uk crafted a chic white cake with a decadent black ribbon bow.

Photo: Matt Horan Photography via Winter Wedding West Mill

 

22. White Ruffle

Niko’s Cakes‘ white ruffled design looks so soft and romantic.

Photo: Rick Liston Photography via Stones Of The Yarra Valley Wedding

 

23. Painted Floral

Cake Luxe Design painted this divine floral cake to perfection.

Photo: Anna Morgan Photography via First Look Wedding Ideas

 

24. Golden

An all-gold design by Where the Ribbon Ends, showcases a glam style.

Photo: Sam Sparks Photography via Industrial Wedding Ideas

 

25. Pine Cones

Simple and oh-so-effective, pinecones add a wintery Alpine forest style.

Photo: Tiree Dawson via Alpine Christmas Wedding Cake: The Cake Lady

 

26. Macaron & Meringue

Add plenty of sweet treats in the form of meringue kisses and macarons.

Photo: Lisa Howard  via 60 Hope Street Wedding Liverpool

 

27. Silver & Blue Ruffles

Elegant Tiers created a chill feel to this beautiful silver and blue ruffle cake.

Photo: Karen Flower via Blossom Country Wedding Ideas

 

28. Gold Sequin

Louisa Bella’s Cake Company made this extraordinary sequin gold effect cake design.

Photo: Gareth Newstead  via Rustic Barn Red Gold Wedding

 

29. Nuts & Berries

Using nuts and berries to decorate a rough iced cake looks ever so wintery.

Photo: Victoria Phipps via Rustic Christmas Wedding Inspiration Cake: Cake Chester

 

30. Winter Luxe

Where The Ribbon Ends designed this luxe winter design with delicate detail in white and silver.

Photo: Georgina Harrison via Fine Art Botanical Wedding Ideas

 

31. Square

Amelia George nailed this winter-feel wedding cake in a square shape.

Photo: Ohlalaweddings via Ethereal Forest Bridal Wedding Cake Ideas

 

32. White Flowers

Go all-out floral with a white cake edged in gold glitter as made by the bride.

Photo: Katherine Ashdown Photography via Luxe Gold Glitter Wedding

 

33. Inexpensive Decor

Add inexpensive decorations to a plain cake with greenery, snowflakes, pinecones, branches and fairy lights.

Photo: Photography by Krishanthi via Glam New Year’s Eve Wedding

 

34. Snowflake Cake

Cutie Pie Cake Co added snowflakes to this winter wedding cake.

Photo: Tiree Dawson via Askham Hall Winter Wedding

 

Perfectly Festive Christmas Winter Wedding Cakes

If you are planning a Christmas wedding then one of these seasonal cake ideas may just be yours!

35. Green & Cotton

Natalie Cake Studio crafted this green and white abstract icing design complete with cotton decoration.

Photo: Barbara Markiewicz Photography via Christmas Tree Farm Wedding Ideas

 

36. Christmas Puddings

These mini Christmas puddings made by Vanilla Rose Cakes are darling!

Photo: Lola Rose Photography via Traditional Christmas Wedding

 

37. Red Ribbon & Poinsettia

Jenny George added a red ribbon and a traditional Christmas plant flower poinsettia to this iced cake.

Photo: Becky Weir Photography via Springhead Trust Wedding

 

38. Red & Gold

Watercolour red with gold trim adds a festive feel to this cake by Kiss Me Cake.

Photo: Jessica Raphael Photography via Decadent Christmas Wedding

 

39. Red Green & Gold

Hayley’s Cake Studio teamed red and green with modern gold drips for this Christmas cake idea.

Photo: Sam Bennett via Autumnal Tipi Wedding Ideas

 

40. Gold & Green

Green and gold are a match made in heaven as demonstrated by Nicole’s Celebration Cakes.

Photo: Thyme Lane Photography via Milton Keynes Wedding

 

That’s a wrap! You now have all the winter wedding cake ideas you’re ever going to need. Not to mention some gorgeous Christmas cake ideas thrown in for good measure! Be sure to reach out to your cake designer to get yours planned out.


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Further Reading

52 Autumn Wedding Cake Ideas
40 Christmas Proposal Ideas
50 Christmas Gifts For Your Fiancé

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