2018 wedding cake trends prove the skyscraper is the limit — literally

We talked with four bakeries around the Dallas-Fort Worth area and here's what they had to say about bridal cake trends. Photos by Ross Hailey

We’ve rounded up four examples of elegant and luxurious wedding cake trends, delicious, too. Whether it’s something simple or something completely custom, there are lots of great options in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex for your cake needs.

 

 

Creme de la Creme bakery in Fort Worth talks wedding cake trends
Creme de la Creme bakery in Fort Worth talks wedding cake trendsPhoto by Ross Hailey

Crème de la Crème

This cake, inspired by nature, has an almost whimsical quality with the addition of butterflies and the tiny lady bugs. Whether a fondant-covered or beautifully textured buttercream cake is in order, Crème de la Crème enjoys both the design and execution of the creation. Owner Jamie loves to incorporate the couple’s personality, typically meeting with wedding clients twice before finalizing their cake design. The bakery offers 40 different flavor and filling combinations such as white cake with blackberry and cream cheese filling, and a lavender-infused cake with honey lemon buttercream filling. New this year is an old southern favorite, hummingbird cake with cream cheese filling. 6511 E. Lancaster Ave. (in the Handley Wedding District), Fort Worth, 817-492-8888, www.cremedelacremecakecompany.com

 

 

Elegant Cakery in Southlake, TX talks wedding cake trends
Elegant Cakery in Southlake, TX talks wedding cake trendsPhoto by Ross Hailey

Elegant Cakery

The design for this magnificient seven-tier wedding cake consists of alternating white and metallic tiers: the top three white tiers have an intricate scroll piping; the bottom tier is covered in beautiful white petal ruffles. The metallic tiers are made of confetti sequins hand-painted in a metallic “scold” (a mixture of silver and gold). Elegant Cakery limits the number of wedding cake orders they take to maintain the very best quality for their customers, so they recommend placing the order as soon as the wedding venue is confirmed. The bakery believes in quality, attention-to-detail and customer satisfaction, offering beautiful cake designs with an unforgettable taste. 2364 E. State Hwy 114, Southlake, 817-488-7580, www.elegantcakery.com.

 

 

Annie's Culinary Creations in Dallas, TX talks wedding cake trends
Annie’s Culinary Creations in Dallas, TX talks wedding cake trendsPhoto by Ross Hailey

Annie’s Culinary Creations

This customized cake reflects a life-time of experiences mirrored in the special buildings and locations depicted on the three-tierred dessert. Described as exquisite works of edible art, Annie’s cakes are customized masterpieces. Owner Annie personally interviews couples in order to bring their vision to life, offering suggestions to integrate the bride and groom’s personality into each cake. Baked fresh – never refrigerated or frozen – using the finest quality ingredients, the staff guarantees the cake will taste as incredible as it looks, offering over 30 cake flavors, 12 icing flavors and several fillings from which to choose. 1908 N. Henderson Ave., Dallas, 214-328-2253, www.anniesculinarycreations.com

 

 

Loft22 Bakery in Near Southside in Fort Worth, TX talks wedding cake trends
Loft22 Bakery in Near Southside in Fort Worth, TX talks wedding cake trendsPhoto by Ross Hailey

Loft22 Cakes

For the love of chocolate…this mocha chocolate cake features a smooth, rich, dark chocolate ganache icing with colorful spring florals. As a visual and sculputure artist turned pastry chef, Tareka Lofton has the ability to design “out of the box” concepts. A 2013 graduate of Le Cordon Blue in Dallas, Lofton’s bakery offers cakes – buttercream or fondant covered – in classically traditional flavors, and signature cake flavors like Peach Marmalade, Strawberries and Champagne, and Orange Dreamsicle. Loft22 strives to be innovative with even the most simple of cakes so that the customer gets an exclusive, custom product. 106 E. Daggett Ave, Fort Worth, 682-841-1771, www.loft22cakes.com.

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