20 Beautiful Buttercream Wedding Cake Ideas

Are you trying to decide on what cake you want to go with for your wedding? These cakes are not only elegant but also delicious! Buttercream is a fantastic option for your wedding cake, whether it's a simple single tier option or a more traditional cake with multiple tiers and flowers, this style always looks flawless! 

Buttercream cakes look fantastic but they also taste great too! They icing spreads beautifully and it adds a hint of sweetness.  It compliments many varieties of cake so well and they're countless ways to design and create the cake of your dreams.  It's a pretty choice too because it can be smooth and polished or ruffled and textured. We would eat every single one of these cakes! Which cake would you choose?


Green Details

Adding a few sprigs of greenery to your wedding cake to give it a modern touch!

Single Layer Cake with Greenery and Flowers

Photo via Fab Mood

Buttercream with Greenery and Flowers
White Single Tier Wedding Cake

Single Tier 

We like the simple understated elegance of these cute single layered cakes. 

Single Tier Wedding Cake

Photo via Style Me Pretty and via Megan Robinson 

Gold and Pink Mini Cake
Fig Single Tier Cake
Single Layer Chocolate Wedding Cake

Colorful Flower

Wedding cakes don't have to have traditional flowers, why not try adding some bold and bright hues as cake decor?

Photo via The Knot and via Sarah Elizabeth Dunn 

White Asymmetrical Wedding Cake with Peonies
White Wedding Cake with Colorful Flowers
White Wedding Cake with Sugar Flowers

Photo via The Cake Blog and via Erica Obrien


Pastel Flowers

This is a classic decorative touch that we love. Soft neutrals and pastel flowers let your wedding cake be stylish within any wedding color palette!

White Wedding Cake with Pink Flowers

Photo via Fab Mood 

White Buttercream with Pastel Pink Flowers

Photo via Fab Mood

White Buttercream Wedding Cake with Ruffles and Roses
White Buttercream Wedding Cake with Flower Accents
Ivory buttercream wedding cake with peach flowers
White Three Tier Buttercream wedding Cake with Baby's Breath and Roses

Photo via Mountainside Bride and via Jo Photo

White Buttercream Wedding Cake with Pink Roses

Succulent Finishes

These are a more rustic take for those brides that don't want traditional flowers to adorn their cake. Why not add air plants or succulents for a unique flair on your wedding cake. 

Blue Wedding Cake with Buttercream and Succulents
White Buttercream Wedding Cake with Succulent Details

Please tell us which style of cake your are thinking of choosing for your own wedding! We would love to know.