A Pinterest-Approved Trend You’ll Love: Stained-Glass Wedding Cakes

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Maggie Austin Cake stained-glass wedding cake

Photo: Eric Kelley Photography

Today we have a pinterest-approved trend you’ll love: stained-glass wedding cakes.

Gone are the days where the only wedding cakes you see are the classic confection ones featuring flowers or piping.  Now with so many trendy wedding cakes for you to get inspired these days wedding cakes with creative designs reign supreme.

Whether they are black wedding cakes or show-stopping geometric wedding cakesunique and creative wedding cake designs are definitely on trend. Other wedding cake trends include the cascade wedding cake as well as A Dessert Trend We’re Loving Right Now: Mosaic Wedding Cakes.

We have posted a great deal of advice for choosing a wedding cake so that you should have no problem finding a creative and tantalyzing wedding cakeAnd as you pick your wedding cake or other dessert, be sure to keep in mind how many wedding guests you will be serving so that you can safely answer the question “how many slices will this cake make?” To answer that question, you only need to consult our handy cake servings guide as well as our handy infographic guides that tell you how many wedding guests you can serve for different cake shapes and sizes.

Here are some stained-glass wedding cakes, from Brides: 

by Heather Lee

If you’re looking for a unique wedding-cake design that will still majorly impress your guests, check out these incredible stained-glass cakes. Whether inspired by an antique Tiffany-glass lamp or perhaps a window from a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece, a stained-glass cake will never fail to draw a crowd. Each tier is painstakingly painted by hand to resemble the intricate and colorful glass panes and the result is truly a work of art.

Two-Tier Stained-Glass Cake (above): Cake artist Maggie Austin is a master at the hand-painted, stained-glass cake. This design includes a cluster of beautiful sugar flowers to finish off the look

stained glass wedding cake

Photo: Gideon Photo

Art Nouveau Stained-Glass Cake: The hand-painted tulips and leaves give this pretty confection by Sweet Cakes by Karen an Art Nouveau-feel.

stained glass wedding cake

Photo: 1314 Studio

Stained-Glass Cake: The intersecting lines and panels of this soft-green wedding cake pay homage to architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

Green Stained-Glass Cake: This intricate design by Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes has an elegant mosaic feel.

stained glass wedding cake

Photo: Maggie Austin

Elegant Stained-Glass Cake: Also by Maggie Austin, this confection was inspired by a 1920s Tiffany lamp.

stained glass mini cake

Photo: Gideon Photo

Stained-Glass Mini Cake: For a delicious and decadent treat, place a miniature cake at each guest’s place setting.

stained glass wedding cake

Photo: OvenArt

Stained Glass and Ruffles Wedding Cake: This glamorous confection by OvenArt combines stained-glass tiers with romantic ruffles and a dramatic sugar blossom tinged in shades of grey and black.

modern stained-glass cake

Photo: OvenArt

Modern Stained-Glass Cake: For a modern take on this trend, pastry chef Lisa Cunningham of OvenArtcreated a flourishing fondant cut-out on the top tier that gives then entire design a sense of movement.