The Wedding Industry Awards 2016 are coming soon and what better way to prepare for the exciting times ahead than to celebrate last year's Best Wedding Cake Designer winners.
Want a magnificent looking and drool-worthy wedding cake for your big day? Look no further than these creative, talented and award-winning bakers from The Wedding Industry Awards 2015. These bakers design show-stopping cakes that'll leave your guests in awe. Prepare to be inspired...
1. Pretty Gorgeous Cake Company
TWIA 2015 'Best Wedding Cake Designer' in London & the South East
Pretty Gorgeous Cake Company is run by cake designer Cynthia Stroud and a team of very talented cake artists. Covering London, Hertfordshire, Essex and Surrey, the company specialises in meeting a bride or groom's brief and creating a completely bespoke cake to add that special luxurious touch to a wedding.
A beautiful four-tier cake combining elegant formality with a sense of romance. Available in any colour combination to suit your wedding. Serves: 130. Price guide: £550
Popular flavour choices for the five tiers include: Pink coconut with lime buttercream, red velvet cake with vanilla buttercream, Oreo cookie with vanilla buttercream, orange cake with chocolate ganache and champagne cake with strawberry buttercream.
Inspired by Art Deco fringes, this cake combines pretty delicate flowers with the clean modern metallic trend with the use of silver leaf. The cool lilac background would also work in a pale pink or pale peach colour. Serves 210, Price guide: £750
The company has catered to the BRIT awards ceremony for five years in a row has a menu of over 17 cake flavours that are baked fresh for each wedding or occasion.
Offering complimentary cake tasting consultations, every care is taken to ensure your ideas are understood, and translated into works of art so beautiful your guests will be blown away.
2. Cherry Blossom Cakes
TWIA 2015 'Best Wedding Cake Designer' in the North East of England
Cherry Blossom Cakes, based in Bawtry, South Yorkshire, began in 2010 and after five years of making wedding and celebration cakes they opened their first showroom and shop on April 11 2015, creating a great opportunity for couples to come and browse a wide variety of cakes, photos and magazines to get inspiration.
This orange and gold cake was for an Indian wedding, with emphasis on gold and bling. With lots of sparkle, there is trim around the base of each tier and diamantes at the centre of certain flowers. Handpiped and hand-painted the mehndi patterns are featured. Price guide: £550
The vintage cake is a classic design using a hexagonal base tier to add a little more interest. Ivory lace and soft pink roses complete the vintage look. Rrice guide £390
The red and black damask cake was designed to coordinate with the couple's wedding stationery and use of pearls as venue decor. The Mickey Mouse and Minnie topper was provided as the couple love holidays in Florida and Disneyworld. Price guide: £385
They offer a complimentary consultation and tasting where couples are asked to bring different elements of their wedding e.g. stationery, colour swatches, flowers, so designs can be sketched that match the feel of the day.
3. The Couture Cake Company
TWIA 2015 'Best Wedding Cake Designer' in the West Midland
This cake company, based in Stourport on Severn, aims to create the perfect centrepiece for a couple's wedding day. The online galleries are full of inspirational design ideas which are a great starting point.
A four-tier round monogrammed cake in white icing with peach and pink roses with gold leaves and a gold monogram.Price guide: £450
The creations for the brides and grooms can be classically elegant, fresh and contemporary, a little bit nuts, but always original.
A deep, three-tier round cake with gold sequins and lace, covered in an array of peonies, roses and brooches. Price guide: £400
They love designing cakes for couples from scratch so they can create something for the couple that’s truly ‘them’ and encourage consultations so they can really get to know people before starting to create their cake.
A five-tier cake with a square-base tier, covered in delicate edible lace, with powder blue hydrangeas, peach peonies and pale peach roses. Alongside are two smaller cakes in powder blue with lace and topped with a peach peony, also on the table are cake pops, macarons, meringues and cupcakes. Price guide: cake, £600; cake pops, £2 each; cupcakes, £3 each
4. Miss Ingredient Cake Company
TWIA 2015 'Best Wedding Cake Designer' in the South West
Jenny Budzynski is the creative behind the Miss Ingredient Cake Company - an independently-run business based in Poole, Dorset, offering bespoke wedding cakes to order. Get in touch for individually designed, bespoke, modern, wedding cakes from a kitchen in Dorset and supply and deliver to venues in Bournemouth, Poole and throughout Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire.
A bespoke cake decorated with handmade sugar flowers to match the bridal bouquet arranged as a cascade down the wedding cake. A gorgeous, delicate and impressive choice for a wedding cake design. The sugar flowers can be made to order to match the colours and style of the wedding and arranged as a cascade or a topper or as corsages clustered on each tier. Price guide: from £600.
A perfect choice for a relaxed vintage style wedding. A wedding cake trimmed with rustic ribbons and hessian trim and decorated with corsages of fresh flowers. Set in place and displayed on a tree trunk wedding cake stand to complete the look. Price guide: from £450