Just Desserts


Photography by The Wedding Click * Shot on location at The Duke Mansion

Wedding cakes are becoming more and more inventive as couples are becoming more adventurous with their selections. There is no right or wrong choice when it comes to wedding cakes as they represent the couple and their style. Carolina Bride challenged seven local bakers and artisans to create the cakes of their dreams and shot their creations with the help of Trevor Mercer with The Wedding Click and the stunning Duke Mansion, which acted as our backdrop. From architectural design to cut out hearts, to an ombré cake and a gothic cake with gold accents and lace, these artists proved that the sky is the limit when it comes to cake design.

Flowers and Monograms 

The cover of our summer 2018 issue was this gorgeous and classic cake from Edible Art Cake Shop.

Under the Sea

This blue ombré cake fit for a mermaid or an ocean loving couple comes complete with waves and dimension. Created by Sweet Affairs.

Drama and Romance

Gothic drama and romance ooze out of this cake created by Celestial Cakery. The black lace and gold accents make this the perfect cake for a couple who wants to be different on their special day.

Golden Touches

Hand painted flowers and gold touches make this cake by Abigail’s: A Cake Affair a standout.

Our Kind of Waterfall

Amélie’s French Bakery & Cake created a cake with cascading macarons to bring Parisian flare to any occasion.

Wear Your Heart on Your… Cake?

The Icing & The Cake created a romantic cake with a crystal heart cutout detail (edible) and a white picket fence.

A Work of Art

This cake created by WOW Factor Cakes shows that simple can still make a statement and that a cake can have a unique, even architectural design element to it.



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