7 Pretty Cakes We Can’t Stop Looking At

We can't stop staring at the lace icing, delicate sugar flowers and surprising touches of gold on these modern romantic cakes.
Modern romantic wedding cakes
Photo by Philip Ficks

Classic wedding cake elements like buttercream and sugar flowers are taken to the next level in these lovely new designs from the pages of The Knot magazine. The three things we're loving now: refined buttercream lace, gorgeously realistic sugar flower clusters and metallic accents like horizontal stripes and gold foil. See just how romantic these modern details are in the photos by Philip Ficks below.

White On White Pattern Play Cake

White on white wedding cake with sugar flower details

Cake by Nine Cakes

Buttercream Lace Cake With Sugar Flowers

White and yellow simple three tier wedding cake

Cake by Sylvia Weinstock

Playful Embellished Round Cake

Simple wedding cake with flower accents and heart details

Cake by Sweet Element

Gold Foil and Watercolor Tiered Cake

Pink watercolor and gold foil wedding cake design

Cake by Sweet & Saucy Shop

Ruffled Sugar Flower Cake

White ruffled wedding cake with sugar flowers

Cake by Betty Baker

Elegant Sugar Crystal Wedding Cake With Orchid Base

White wedding cake with sugar crystal accents and calla lily base

Cake by Betty Baker

Berry-Filled Naked Cake

Simple naked cake with berries and flowers

Cake by Alice's Tea Cup

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