10 Over the Top Wedding Cakes

Flower, sugar, butter…beware! Below is our Top 10 list for the most over-the-top wedding cakes.

#1 Guests of Donald Trump and Melania Knauss’ wedding were invited to feast on this five-foot, 50-pound, seven-tier orange Grand Marnier chiffon cake by Mar-a-Lago pastry chef Cedric Barbaret.

Donald Trump


#2 At the wedding of Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon and Mette-Marit, 800 guests were treated to a seven-tier, eight-foot raisin and rum cake decorated with Viking ships.

Norways Prince 

#3 It took a sword and some muscle to slice Jordan’s Queen Rania and King Abdullah’s showstopping wedding cake, which was decorated with gold crowns and delicate lace.

Queen Rania

#4 For their royal wedding, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chose this confectionery masterpiece by baker Fiona Cairns, which featured 900 sugar-paste flowers.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

#5 For this Indonesian wedding cake, it was all about symbolism. Tall wedding cakes in Indonesia represent the hope for the couple as they “climb” the ladder to a successful marriage.

Indonesian Cake

Photo by Axioo 

#6 Featured at the wedding of Philippine celebrities Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes, and quite possibly the biggest wedding cake in the world, this 120-kilogram cake featured Swarovski crystals and CG effects.


#7 More beautiful than big, this fairy tale-inspired wedding cake features robin’s egg blue fondant and two whimsical flying birds to boot!


Photo: Crystal Stokes Photography 

#8 New York City baker, Sylvia Weinstock, was the mastermind behind this sky-high, lush and romantic five-tiered wedding cake masterpiece.


Photo: Jon Philpot

#9 Your eyes aren’t deceiving you; this gorgeous wedding gown is actually an edible cake. It features a simple bodice and a skirt covered in calla lilies.


Photo: Foodista.com 

#10 This over-the-top sugar patchwork cake from Nathan Cakes features lovebirds perched on branches, rose bouquets, and so much more.



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