If you're looking for small wedding cake ideas, you've come to the right place. Whether you're planning an elopement, dreaming of a petite confection or serving up dessert differently because of Covid-19, we've gathered up some of our favourite single-tier and two-tier styles from wedding cake designers across Canada. Just because you're opting for a small wedding cake, doesn't mean you need to sacrifice style or taste when it comes to this 2021 wedding trend—tall tiers, floral decorations and multiple flavours are all still possible. Pro tip: if you want to freeze some wedding cake for your first anniversary, a two-tier design would work best.
Here are our favourite small wedding cake designs from bakers across Canada.
A mini two-tier wedding cake makes a big statement with a metallic drip design. Even though it's small, take advantage of the layers with two different flavours.
This two-tier buttercream cake with large floral decorations looks simply stunning. P.S. here are 5 Ways to Add Flowers to Your Wedding Cake.
Dare to be square with a small wedding cake with artistic flair. This modern cube design features hand-painted accents, gold leaf and a sugary, ruffled decoration.
Birdcage Wedding Cake
Birdcage wedding cakes are popular in the U.K., however, they're typically large. We love this small take on the classic design topped with love birds.
A small wedding cake looks great iced in a strong hue like this two-tier cake (and cupcakes!) iced in intense shades of blue.
Put your passion on full display with a themed cake based on your interests. It's amazing what wedding cake designers can create with coloured fondant icing and gum paste.
We're drooling over this petite cake with its single-tier coated in textured two-tone icing and topped with macarons and buttercream icing.
Top a small white wedding cake with large gum paste flowers for an all-white design that's simply beautiful.
For something a little different and pretty dramatic, choose a black fondant wedding cake served on a copper platter and topped with some greenery.
This gorgeous cake features design elements reminiscent of fancy stationery including a beautiful illustration, deckle-edged detail and a seal.
This drip wedding cake brings together natural elements that fit perfectly with an outdoor elopement in the mountains. Bonus: check out these 13 Drip Wedding Cake Ideas We’re Totally Obsessed With for more small wedding cake ideas.
Live out your home decor fantasies with a wedding cake painted with an intricate blue and white tile design. Top it off with a big bouquet of sugar flowers.
Share a mini wedding cake for two covered in Italian meringue buttercream. This is also a great option if you want to serve each of your guests a miniature cake.
If you plan to get married around Valentine's Day, decorate a small wedding cake with some red icing and accents.
This elegant one-tier cake is almost too pretty to eat with its metallic ombre icing, a gold ribbon and a cascade of pink roses.
No wonder naked and semi-naked cakes are so popular. They look picture-perfect in all shapes and sizes, especially when decorated with fresh flowers.
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