14 Elegant Black Wedding Cake Ideas

One of our favourite parts of any wedding day is the cake. Not only is it a delicious treat for guests, it also doubles as a beautiful feature at your wedding reception. There are so many ways to get creative with your wedding cake, and a colour that’s out of the ordinary is one sure-fire way to make it pop. Why not make a statement with a bold, black wedding cake. As you can see from the gorgeously inspiring cake ideas we’ve gathered below, an black wedding cake can be ever-so elegant. This dark base colour makes the perfect canvas to get creative with embellishments, or maybe you just want a hint of black. Either way, it’s impossible not to fall in love with this delicious trend…

All Black Wedding Cakes

From gorgeous chalkboard styles that you can draw on, to beautiful hand-painted versions, black wedding cakes really are a thing of beauty. Pop on some florals to up the glam factor.

Photos by Breena Lee Photo via Culture Wedding

Black Wedding Cake

Photo by¬† Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium

black wedding cake

Photo by Caroline Goulding Wedding Cake Design

One Tier Only

Love the idea of the colour black on your wedding cake, but not keen on an all-black palette? Then choose it for one tier only. It can really pop against other lighter neutrals like white, cream and blush.

Black wedding cake

Photo by Bramble Sky Event Decor

Black wedding cake

Photo by Folklore Photography via One Fab Day

Photo by Mango Studios via Wedluxe

A Hint of Black

If you’re not keen on an a solid black tier, then try just a hint of this moody shade. From gold spec and glitter to marble, ombre and floral finishes, there is a black detail wedding idea here for every bride.

Have we convinced you to choose a black wedding cake? Super! Then you check out our fab post on Black and White Wedding Decor Ideas or see our inspirational wedding shoot celebrating Monochrome Minimalism in all its glory. Perfect for elegant black tie, moody winter weddings, or a minimalist aesthetic!

We have a list of Ireland’s best wedding cake suppliers, as well as lots more delicious ideas in our cake inspiration posts.