Want A Dramatic Wedding Cake? Try A Tall Middle Tier

by Kristin Doherty
Cakes With Extra-Tall Middle Tiers | blog.TheKnot.com
photo by Kristyn Hogan; Best Coast Photography; Meredith Perdue

Here's a fun way to put a twist on the classic, round-tiered wedding cake: Double the height of the middle tier. The best part about a tall, exaggerated cake layer is that it provides the perfect backdrop for a fun pattern, oversized sugar flower, or even your new shared monogram!

1. A Gold Metallic Cake Accented With An Edible Sequins Band And Sugar Flower Succulents

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Best Coast Photography

From the album: An Elegant, Modern Styled Shoot at the Mr. C Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA

2. A White Wedding Cake With A Chevron-Painted Center Tier

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Kristyn Hogan

From the album: A Romantic Rustic Chic Wedding in Nashville, TN

3. A Soft Pink And White Cake With A Center Tier Covered In Edible Sugar Flower Appliques

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photo by Meredith Perdue

Meredith Perdue

From the album: A Seaside Wedding in Harwich Port, MA

4. An All-White Wedding Cake With A Dramatic Sugar Flower In The Middle

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Click Photography KC

From the album: A Modern, Timeless Wedding in Kansas City, MO

5. A White And Purple Cake With A Cluster Of Purple Accented Flowers

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photo by M2 Photography

M2 Photography

From the album: A Simple, Sophisticated Wedding in Gilbertsville, PA

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