12 Wedding Cakes That Rock Ruffles

Photo: Kortnee Kate Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo by Kortnee Kate Photography

If you thought ruffles are just for gowns think again! A ruffled wedding cake can be both artful and sophisticated. If you love this look ask your cake baker for vertical frills made with buttercream frosting (try it in ombre!) or go for an all-over ruffled look with fondant in your chosen color palette. From polished and perfect to unstructured and abstract, the twelve cakes below make ruffles look as tasty as they are romantic.

Photo: Kortnee Kate Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Kortnee Kate Photography

From the album: A Country Chic Wedding in Cincinnati, OH

Photo: Studio EMP, Inc. // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Studio EMP, Inc.

From the album: A Colorful Multicultural Wedding in Orange, CA

Photo: Philip Ficks // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Philip Ficks

Photo: Photo Love Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Photo Love Photography

From the album: A Romantic Garden Wedding in Fayetteville, AR

Photo: Elizabeth Ann Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Elizabeth Ann Photography

From the album: A Rustic, Yet Elegant Wedding in Larkspur, CO

Photo: Laura Leslie Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Laura Leslie Photography

From the album: A Modern Multicultural Wedding in Atlanta, GA

Photo: Trista Lerit // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Trista Lerit

From the album: A Seaside Wedding in Pacific Palisades, CA

Photo: Mark Davidson Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Mark Davidson Photography

From the album: Creative Cakes by Wild Orchid Bakery

Photo: Philip Ficks // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Philip Ficks

From the album: Amazing New Cake Ideas

Photo: Mark Davidson Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Mark Davidson Photography

From the album: Creative Cakes by Wild Orchid Bakery

Photo: Daily Dose of Sweet // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Daily Dose of Sweet

From the album: A Casual Elegant Wedding in Dallas, TX

Photo: TK // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Kristen Weaver Photography

From the album: A Colorful Wedding in Columbus, OH

Photo: TK // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Philip Ficks

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