6 Delectable Wedding Cakes with Ombré Color Schemes

Delicious and aesthetically pleasing confections with a gradual gradient of color.

6 Delectable Wedding Cakes with Ombré Color Schemes

Cakes & Desserts
Photo: TimeFrozen Photography

For those couples with a strong sweet tooth, perhaps one of the most enjoyable aspects of wedding planning will come about at your cake tasting. Selecting the right dessert for your reception punctuates the event in a beautiful – and filling! – way. Its flavor and texture are very important, but another element to consider is the aesthetic of your cake. Engaged pairs nowadays have such a wide variety of designs to choose from when it comes to their wedding confection: one of our favorites is an ombré-style cake.

With an ombré color scheme, you see a gradual gradient of color – typically starting off darker or bolder at the bottom and getting progressively lighter – on the side of the cake. This style allows you to have freedom with embellishments, added florals, and other intricate designs while giving the dessert some dimension. To get inspired by some real ombré cakes from some of our featured weddings, look through the photos below. Be sure to click on each picture for more ideas from that event!

Photo by Braedon Photography; Wedding Planning & Design by Kristin Banta Events

Photo by TimeFrozen Photography

Photo by Heather Kincaid Photography; Wedding Planning & Design by Tessa Lyn Events; Floral Design by Empty Vase

Photo by George Street Photo & Video

Photo Chung Li Photography

Photo by Elizabeth Messina; Wedding Planning & Design by Bob Gail Special Events

See eight cakes with highly detailed designs, discover a variety of tradition white cakes for your reception, and see how to display your desserts creatively.

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