When it comes to this season’s hottest wedding cake trends, it’s all about making bold statements with design, sugar work and metallics. From Royal-inspired to classic white on white, even the humble naked cake gets a grand makeover. Here award-winning cake designer Yevnig Davis gives us her top five cake trends to watch for 2018.


Gold Leaf

This year’s wedding cakes are all about jaw-dropping show-stoppers. Gold is the ultimate statement in luxe and covering your cake in this shimmering tone is the perfect way to create a fabulous centerpiece at your wedding reception. No more are cakes a belated after thought, look to grand opulence, lavish 24 carat gold leaf detailing, intricate hand-worked sugar florals and when it comes to size, yes it really does matter! This masterpiece created for a wedding at the 5-star Cliveden Hotel in Berkshire is the latest addition to Yevnig’s extensive portfolio



White on White

Classic gets a contemporary makeover with these paired back designs. White is always popular but needn’t be boring. Chic sugar beading and hand-crafted blooms are the perfect way to update this timeless design



Naked Cakes

If it’s a more relaxed festival vibe you’re after, a big trend that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere soon is the naked cake. Think luscious Victoria sponge oozing with carefully sculpted butter cream and adorned with wild and natural florals. If it’s good enough for the Duchess of Sussex, it good enough for us!




Channel your inner Princess and look to past Royal Weddings to inspire a breathtaking cake creation. Standing at four and a half feet tall and over three feet wide, this cake was exclusively commissioned by the Historic Royal Palaces. Alongside the magnificent design, the custom-made cake was decorated with over 6000 sugar flowers and petals. Want to WOW? this will definitely do it!



The Desert Table

Why have one cake when you can create a full table bursting with every type of cake pop, cookie and macaroon to accompany the lead creation? It will certainly be a talking point and we guarantee guests will love this lavish twist on tradition. Opt for cake stands and platters in varying heights and sizes to display and incorporate fresh florals to finish.


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