10 Metallic Wedding Cakes for the Holidays

Step aside, classic white cakes. The rise in sophisticated and luxe weddings has brought with it cake designs that are dripping in shimmering gold, silver, or bronze details. Whether foiled or painted, these metallic wedding cake designs are perfect for a holiday wedding.

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For a gorgeously rustic frosted cake, utilize gold food coloring.

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The alternating tiers of gold foil and white ruffles on this cake give it a nice texture and contrast.

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This cake from Ivory & Rose Cake Company features beautiful gold-fleck details perfect for a natural wedding.

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This subtle watercolor cake by Earth and Sugar features gold foil flakes.

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Not sure about taking the full metallic plunge? Consider small metallic details, as demonstrated by this confection by The Sugar Suite.


If you’re opting for a variety of smaller desserts instead of a cake, metallic elements can still be incorporated into your theme, such as the gold shimmer on this macaron tower.

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Inspired by luxe French accents, The Pastry Studio created this detailed masterpiece.

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For a vintage holiday-themed wedding, Ines at Sky’s the Limit Custom Cakes and More dreamed up a rich, dark cake with painted details.


Prefer silver to gold? Each tier on this Coco Cakes design has a unique element.


This exquisite Coco Cakes confection alternates between delicate white petals and cool metallic blues.

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