There’s the dress, the shoes, the invitations, the music and the food. And then, there’s the cake! Wedding cakes have gone to a new level in recent years, probably from the spotlight shown on them from all the TV shows about cakes. These are some of the most extraordinary cakes ever made. Yes, there’s fondant, elegance and artistry of the finest detail. But there’s also 8 tiers and 500 pound cakes out there. And flowers? Yes, those are in the thousands—handmade and edible. We can promise you’ll enjoy this list, but we can’t promise that your sweet tooth won’t be acting up when your through!
Prince William & Kate Middleton’s Wedding Cake
Fiona Cairns was the mastermind behind the $80,000 cake. The 8 tiers of fruitcake had 900 sugar paste florals formed into 17 different kinds of flowers and had to be assembled at Buckingham Palace.
Chelsea Clinton & Marc Mezvinsky’s Wedding Cake
This beauty weighed 500 pounds and stood at 4 feet tall. Nine tiers were covered in vanilla fondant and approximately 1000 sugar flowers. Price tag: $11,000.