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Superb Cake Trends for The Best Wedding and Birthday Experience

By Suryanshi Bothra
Blog timeAug 6, 2021

In recent years we have seen the evolution of cake designs and the cake industry, be it wedding cakes, anniversary cakes or birthday cakes. The cakes are getting smaller, unique and so versatile. Cake designers are having fun incorporating all kinds of colors, shapes, patterns, and materials. To meet the personalized unique cake demands a lot of different styles are being tried and reinvented. We have come up with a blog that cover all the super trendy cake trends that are here to stay and rock. Here are the classifications of all of the cases we will cover.

a. Faultline Cake Trends

b. Geode and Jelly Cake Decor Ideas

c. Shape and Size Wise Cake Decoration

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1. Fault Line Cake Trends

This is the cake style is the one that doesn’t get old and keeps giving. Typically, fault line cakes are decorated with buttercream. The cake has a visible underlayer peeking through the midsection in contrasting colours. You can use the fault line to fill it thing stuff and colour. Or you could just have a contrasting colour for the faultline. These cakes have many versions of it with stripes, sprinkles and even gold leaf!

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2. Geode Cake Decoration

Fault line cakes are like the more appetizing cousin of the Gemstone Cake trend. It is quite similar to that of yester-years. Crystalized sugar is used to achieve the rocks and gemstone effect. Make sure you pick the right colours for this cake because that is going to influence the look of the cake. Try using something bright, shiny and subtle. 

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3. Textures Buttercream Cake Trends

Everyone loves the smooth-lined buttercream finish on cakes but there are some very interesting textures in buttercream. You can try the roughed-up finishes which are actually quite a tricky effect to achieve but it’s gorgeous. When done right, such as a ruffle or a scalloped finish will woo everyone in the party. They look really lovely.

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4. Naked or Nude Cakes

Naked cakes are so gorgeous and so much in fashion. The stripped-back barren look will come back again just like flared trousers, so this nude cake trend is here to stay. This Cake design offers you a lot of room for creativity. It is one of those cake trend ideas that are naturally elegant. 

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5. Macaron Cake Ideas

 Macarons aren’t as exquite and new anymore, they are very popular and easily available. This actually physically pains us to suggest using macarons as a decorative piece on the cake since they are so much MORE in terms of technique. Luckily you can be ahead of the trend and try macaron topped cakes while it is still popular, loved and still unique.

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6. Jelly Island Cakes

In this type of cake, cakes are set with jelly instead of frosting. jelly island cakes create a beautiful underwater effect. The transparent jelly along with the cake has a very beautiful and classy look. Moreover, you can decorate the top of the cake completely or partially with jelly. You can choose and use any colour you like and have any theme for this cake. You can create a space effect cake for space theme parties.

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7. Half Wrapped Cakes

This is a spin-off version of the popular fault line cake. It is the ‘half-wrapped cake’. This style cake doesnt have an official name but is popularly known as half-wrapped cake. These cakes basically have a frosted cake with a contrasting over-layer on the base or on the top.  giving it a “half-wrapped” look. This Design is particularly fetching for long cakes.

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8. Leopard Print Cake Trends

Leopard prints are making a huge comeback. Why should they only be used in clothing and accessories, many couples and birthday girls are opting for this amazing cake print? These prints will pop up your cake designs. And, it is not just leopard print, you can try many other animals like Zebra, tiger, etc. Also, it would go exceptionally well with Jungle theme parties. 

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9. Miniature Cakes

Covid did not just downsize social gatherings, cakes too were downsized in 2020. You can easily expect this trend to continue for quite a while now. Miniature cakes are perfect for small parties at home or when you want to just chill at home with your loved ones. There is no wastage and are very economical. And how can we forget, they are so adorable?

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10. Square Cake Designs

This is another trend that creates is jaw-droppingly beautiful. You can expect more square cakes with flat sides and sharp angles this birthday and wedding season. This cake trend is a little complicated that is sure to be a huge challenge for even experts. Making a cake-like these gets doubly complex and time-consuming, especially when there are sharp angles involved.

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 11. Isomalt Topper Cakes

Isomalt cake toppers add a “wow” wala dramatic effect to your wedding cakes. Looking for an over-the-top cake that to impress your guests? Here is something for you that they are going to love as soon as they set their eyes on it. If you trying to find something drool-worthy, then go for large oversized isomalt cake decorations.

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12. Pinata Cakes

The piñata cake is named after the Mexican party centrepieces made from papier mache, It is filled with gifts, and is hollow at the centre. These Pinata cakes first surfaced on Instagram around Valentine’s day. First they were made with a heart-shaped mould but now everyone is experimenting with them. It was the talk of the season for anniversary and valentines cakes.
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13. Wedding Cake Alternatives

There are many brides and grooms who are looking for a wedding cake alternative. And these alternatives are actually very cool. It is because your guests will never imagine anything except the cake. So, treating them with other wedding cake alternatives will surprise them. You can check out waffle cakes, donut towers, cake pops, etc.

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Suryanshi BothraLives in the world of books and shows but committed to reality. Optimistic and passionate about all good things in life. Strongly believes in " fotis fortuna adiuvat"
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