12 of the best chocolate wedding cakes
20 May 2016
Discover the sweetest thing with these 12 chocolate wedding cakes designed to get your tastebuds tingling.
Have your cake and eat it too with these 12 sweet like chocolate creations.
1. Your Cake by Victoria
Crafting the perfect centrepiece for a Harry Potted themed wedding, Victoria Osbourne’s Sorting Hat cake is one of a kind. The magical cake took a whopping 19 hours to complete, which was carved and finished with Belgian chocolate ganache and fondant. Sugarflair blossom tints were brushed on to give the impression of light and shade.
Famed for their chocolate masterpieces, Choccywoccydoodah offer this colourful cake featuring three joyous tiers of chocolate sponge which provides 120 portions. Inspired by the great William Morris, the cake presents handmade wild roses, wild strawberries and dancing butterflies.
3. Catherine’s Cakes
Inside this ‘Shards’ wedding cake lies six tiers of deluxe chocolate cake filled with Belgian chocolate mousse and covered with white chocolate ganache. Each shard is handmade from Belgian chocolate and approximately 100 shards comprise the entire cake.
4. The Tiny Marmalade
If a DIY wedding cake is your preference, this chocolate and beetroot confection offers a straightforward recipe and a tantalizing taste. The beetroot ingredient delivers a background note of earthiness which serves to really complement the bitterness of the chocolate. Find the recipe at the link below.
5. Chocolate Wedding Cakes
This sumptuous cake is a dark chocolate Sacher Torte, with a rich moist texture and a slightly nutty bite. Glazed with apricot and filled with a creamy chocolate ganache, the cake is topped with a layer of dark chocolate ganache and finished with a smooth layer of dark chocolate and fresh deep red roses.
6. White Rose Wedding Cakes
This rich chocolate wedding cake comprises two tiers which are cut and filled with five layers of dark chocolate ganache. Covered in the same dark chocolate ganache and decorated with edible gold balls and handmade sugar flowers, the cake serves to satisfy any chocoholic.
7. Sweet Tree by Browns
A truly unusual wedding cake, this sweet treat is made from Belgian chocolate, marshmallows and biscuits. Handmade chocolate button flowers featuring a jelly bean centre provide the finishing touch. Available in three sizes and four colours: gold, pearl, pink or blue.
8. Creative Wedding Cakes
Covered in fine white Belgian chocolate cigarellos, this seven tier wedding cake is decorated with fresh flowers. The cakes inside can be customised with flavours to suit the wedding party, such as chocolate orange, chocolate mint and chocolate and rum.
9. Patisserie Valerie
Profiteroles Valerie Style is a creative alternative to a traditional wedding cake. A tower of cream profiteroles, enrobed in a rick dark Belgian chocolate cream and decorated with swirls of white and dark Belgian chocolate, creates a feature for the dessert table and a wedding day talking point.
A chocolate lover’s dream, this all-butter chocolate sponge, layered with rich chocolate buttercream, is decorated with panels of Swiss milk chocolate and handmade chocolate ruffles. To make each chocolate ruffle, the Swiss milk chocolate is delicately spread on a frozen piece of marble, where it is then crafted into a fan shape. Each is then dusted with icing sugar for a frosted look.
11. The Hummingbird Bakery
Slice into The Hummingbird Bakery’s Rainbow Wedding Cake and give your guests a sweet surprise. Each cake has six freshly baked layers of vibrant sponge smothered in smooth chocolate frosting and decorated with a rainbow sprinkles. The cake is available in one, two or three tiers.
12. Molly Bakes
This chocolate cake is available in 8-12" and offers an affordable option for the main wedding cake or dessert dishes. A rustic finish with raspberry decoration and chocolate flakes provides a sumptuous degree of sweetness from the inside-out.