Wedding Planning

Naked Wedding Cake Inspiration for Your Wedding

Not a fan of fondant? Here’s a round-up of 10 delicious naked wedding cakes.

What’s not to love about these gorgeous wedding day desserts? Whether you’re having a rustic backyard ceremony, saying your vows in a dreamy vineyard or hosting an elegant and sophisticated affair, these naked cakes are versatile and, most importantly, delicious. It’s time to skip the fondant or butter cream and opt for a more unique and modern twist on the traditional wedding cake. Here are 10 remarkable naked wedding cakes that bare it all for the sake of love.

Garden Glory: Decorated with gorgeous sprigs and herbs, this cake is definitely a work of art. It would fit in perfectly at a boho chic wedding. | Dellizquez Custom Cakes

Red Velvet: Most definitely a fan favorite, this classic flavor is shown off in all it’s splendor. The vibrant color and triumphant height is sure to make your guests ooh and ahh. | Cupcakes to Cupcakes

Layers of flavors: Who says you have to choose just one? This cake really has it all! It was made to please even the pickiest of eaters with a slice of heaven for everyone. | Momofuku Milk Bar

Berry Delicious: Full of fruit and flavor, this wedding cake was made for an outdoor afternoon wedding. It is a combination sweetness and freshness that your guests won’t be able to pass up. | photo by Anna Hardy & cake by Petal-á-Pot

Two Tier: This might be the cutest of all the cakes in this round-up but it is definitely not one to skip over. Small but mighty, this would be perfect for an engagement party or bridal shower. | Amy Anaiz Photography

Perfect Pomegranates: Simple and refined, this naked wedding cake is such a stunning masterpiece that we can’t help but to stare.  | Michelle’s Patisserie

Funfetti: Channel your inner child with this fun take on a wedding day classic. It’s just one of those cakes that is begging to be shared with old friends. | CakeWalk Bake Shop

Pretty in Powder: Want the style of a naked cake but still dreaming of a white wedding? This cake is perfect for you. It meets you halfway while still maintaining a chic and sophisticated look. | Rooney Girl Bake Shop

Charming Chocolate: We couldn’t have made this list without including this glorious chocolate wonder, it pretty much speaks for itself. And can you believe that this cake was actually made by the bride’s friend?! | Amy Bosker

Gold & Glitter: From the overflowing icing to the jaw dropping cake topper, this engagement cake is the perfect dessert for a small gathering of friends and family. | Arrow & Apple Photography