7 Staircase Cakes That Are Beautifully Edgy

Just nudge your wedding cake tiers to the right or left to get the look!
by Bridget Clegg
Aligned staircase wedding cakes
photo by Scobey Photography

Here's a wedding cake trend to consider: Give your cake some serious edge by shifting all of the cake tiers to one side so that it makes a staircase design. The idea works with round or square tiers in pretty much any style you want — fondant cut-outs, sugar flowers and hand-painted details are all fair game. Take a look!

Fondant Cut-Out And Sugar Flower Staircase Cake

Sea-foam green staircase wedding cake

Justina Kubat Photography

Cake by Cozze Cakes

All White Aligned Cake

All-white three tier wedding cake

Devon Jarvis

Cake by Maggie Austin Cake

Square Painted Step Cake

Pink painted wedding cake

Lulu Cake Boutique

Cake by Lulu Cake Boutique

Painted Staircase Cake With Sugar Flowers

Staircase wedding cake with painted details

Three Little Blackbirds Cakes

Cake by Three Little Blackbirds Cakes

Gold Leaf Aligned Cake

Gold leaf decorated staircase wedding cake

Photo Pink

Cake by Elegantly Iced

Ombre Ruffles Staircase Cake

Staircase wedding cake with chocolate and purple ruffles
photo by Jessica Schmitt Photography

White and Silver Round Staircase Cake

White staircase wedding cake with silver middle tier
photo by Scobey Photography

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