Christmas Wedding Cakes

Christmas wedding cakes for winter brides. Festive Christmas cake decorating ideas for bakers, pastry chefs and decorators.

Christmas wedding cake

Winter wedding cakes are so much fun to create. Fluffy white frosting is reminiscent of snow. Add generous amounts of glitter, greenery, ribbons and bows and you will have the perfect Christmas confection.

Christmas Wedding Cakes From Visitors

Snowflake wedding cakes are popular choices for winter wedding cakes and Christmas wedding cakes too. Snowflakes are often made of royal icing and fondant or gumpaste. You can read about these cakes by clicking on the photos. 

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Contest cake by Gale Smith

More Christmas Cake Decorating Ideas

  • Glass tree ornaments make beautiful decorations on the table and even on the cake itself.
  • Use fresh pine cones and greenery such as Holly around the base of the cake.
  • Royal icing can be piped into snowflake patterns on waxed paper, sprinkle with edible glitter and let dry for extra sparkle. See the Snowflake cake example above.
  • Red or white roses and rose petals are gorgeous on Christmas or winter wedding cakes.

Festive Holiday Theme Wedding Cakes

The butter cream beauties below are simply decorated in buttercream swiss dots and swirls with ribbon. Square cakes, reminiscent of gift packages, are perfect for a Christmas wedding cake. 

square wedding cake gold and white
square wedding cake with red roses

photo courtesy of Budget Dream Weddings.
This yummy package is topped off with pine cones and greenery to give it a splash of color.

Gold dragees would be a nice addition to this cake. Another square shaped Christmas wedding cake, this one with loads of fresh greenery and red accents. The topper is a simple fondant or gumpaste ribbon and the sides of the cake are piped with swiss dots.

Whimsical Designs

whimsical wedding cake

Photo of the red and black cake by Cayton Photography The whimsical cake above is enrobed in a variety of rich colored fondant. Topped with Gerbera daisy's and surrounded by a bed of red roses, this topsy turvy cake is a gorgeous winter wedding cake. This design would be appropriate for a black and white theme as well. Cake by A-Z Cakes
A topsy turvy design with snowflakes that have been pressed out with gumpaste. This gorgeous example above has a sparkly blue fondant with gum paste or fondant snowflakes and snow drifts. The contrast of the deep blue and the white decoration is striking.

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