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Stunning single-tier wedding cake ideas with the most delicious flavours

Petite in size but big on flavours and style, these ultra-pretty wedding cakes are perfect for couples having a casual or intimate celebration.
 

You don't need a towering confection to make a statement, especially when you have these gorgeous single-tier cakes with the prettiest details and packed with the yummiest flavours! 

 

#1 Fresh fruits + a dash of gold

Let the vibrant hues of luscious fruits shine, then up the glamour with edible gold paint brushed around the tier. 

Early Grey Tea Cake with lemon curd, mixed berry jam and vanilla buttercream, and Gold-painted Buttercream Cake, prices unavailable, Sugar By J Cake (www.sugarbyjcake.com)


 

#2 White fondant cake with sugar orchids

Exquisitely crafted sugar orchids are the focus of this confection, giving the trad white floral wedding cake a modern spin. Wood-inspired flourishes add to an organic feel. 

Fondant/Buttercream Cake with hand-sculpted sugar flowers, from $250, Bloomsbury Bakers (www.bloomsburybakers.com).

See also: 6 PLACES IN SINGAPORE FOR AFFORDABLE AND TRENDY WEDDING RECEPTION TABLE STYLING SERVICES


 

#3 Yellow Buttercream + White Sugar Flowers
Delicate white blooms are a classy touch to an otherwise simple yellow semi-iced buttercream cake - it'll fit right in at any sophisticated yet laid-back wedding

Vanilla Butter Sponge with lemon saffron, pistachio brittle, pistachio Italian buttercream frosting, and white sugar flowers, price unavailable, Artichoke (www.artichoke.com.sg)


 

#4 Watercolour Buttercream + Pastel Fresh Flowers

This beauty has us thinking of Spring-themed fetes and garden-esque settings. Summery fruits like berries and figs only makes it more irresistible. (See also: 7 stylish, summery ideas that'll transform your indoor wedding reception)

Earl Grey Tea Cake with passion fruit curd filling and vanilla frosting, price unavailable, Shirlytwirly (twirlybakes@gmail.com).
 
Photography: Tan Wei Te
Styling: Wendy Foo
Props: Stylist's own and Wulala!

This spread was originally published in the print edition of Her World Brides June to Aug 2019.

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