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Tasty Wedding Cake Recipes

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Are you looking for the ideal DIY wedding cake recipe? We’ve gone all over to find the finest recipes for that special day, and we’re delighted to share them with you.

The Best White Cake Recipe Ever

This dish is simple to prepare, delicious, and stunning. It’s ideal for a small private wedding.

Yield: 12 servings


  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup buttermilk, room temperature
  • ½ cup whole milk, room temperature
  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

The White Almond Wedding Cake

The almond flavor is subtle and delicate, yet it’s there. This dessert has a lovely almond taste to it. It’s an elegant dessert, to say the least!

Yield: 20 servings


  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Domino Pure Cane Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package white dessert mix
  • C&H Sugar Pure, Granulated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

The Passion Fruit Icebox Cake

This little dessert is both simple and delicious, and it is also inexpensive to make.


  • 8 passion fruit
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted and cooled)
  • Creme Fraiche Mousse
  • Zest of 1 lemon, finely grated
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • Passion Fruit Curd for Icebox Dessert

The Amaretto Cream Wedding Cake

The Amaretto Cream wedding cake, one of the most gorgeous desserts on this list, has an apricot glaze and amaretto butter harmony that applies right to the bride’s mouth. The architectural design of this recipe is flawless buttercream art if done correctly.


  • Apricot Glaze
  • 2 1/2 times the ingredients for the Buttercream Frosting (divided)
  • 3 1/2 times the ingredients for the Amaretto Cream Cake Batter
  • Lavender food coloring paste
  • 1 cup prepared fondant or gum paste
  • Luster Dust in Antique Silk
  • Dragées (silver beads)
  • Roses (optional)

The White Almond Sour Cream Wedding Cake

It’s almost inconceivable that something so beautiful and delicious can exist. This is unquestionably a winner.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2(18 ounces) packages white dessert mix (Betty Crocker or Pillsbury)
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 2/3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons real vanilla
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 8 large egg whites

Grilled Pound Cake with Peaches and Plums

What a vision! The pinnacle of desserts is the grill-marked pound dessert topped with flame-kissed plums and peaches. To die for is the heavenly yogurt whipped cream combination!


  • Melted unsalted butter
  • Four 1/2-inch-thick slices of Classic Pound Dessert
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar, plus more for sprinkling
  • 3 halved and pitted peaches and plums
  • Zest and juice of 1/2 a lime

The Simple Elegance Wedding Cake

What a lovely and innovative dessert! It’s a fantastic-looking and well-crafted dessert that will wow your guests.


  • buttercream
  • 5 x ingredients for an Easy vanilla dessert
  • 340g/12oz jar apricot jam warmed and sieved
  • 5 x ingredients for Basic vanilla
  • 40cm thick round dessert board
  • 340g/12oz jar strawberry jam, (optional)
  • 15cm, 23cm, and 30cm thin round dessert boards
  • 4kg white ready-to-roll icing (Try Regalice)
  • cocktail sticks
  • a roll of baking parchment
  • a flat baking sheet or dessert lifter
  • palette knife
  • string, for measuring
  • icing sugar, for rolling out
  • tube of UHU glue, or similar
  • 8 x long plastic dowels
  • 3½ m x 1½ cm white satin ribbon
  • kitchen scissors

The Lemon Raspberry Wedding Cake

Okay, this is delicious! The Lemon Raspberry Wedding Cake. We’ve come to expect the finest sweet and tart combination that we already know and adore? In a dessert? Yes!

Yield: 125 servings


  • 1 batch lemon curd
  • 3 batches fluffy white cake
  • 3 batches meringue butter-cream
  • 3 (12-ounce) bags frozen raspberries, thawed and drained 3 cups fresh raspberries or 36 ounces frozen raspberries
  • (Special equipment) One 12-inch, one 9-inch, and one 6-inch cardboard round

It’s as easy to make a mixed drink as it is to brew your favorite cup of coffee! Every DIY recipe is simple to execute, traditional, and delicious if that’s possible.