Rainbow Wedding Cakes for Your Reception

In this article, I want to give you some fabulous examples of colorful rainbow wedding cakes that will really wow at your reception!

Rainbow Wedding Cakes

White Wedding Cake Origin

Many couples planning a wedding still hold onto familiar traditions without questioning the origin of how things get done at a wedding. One wedding reception tradition that many still feel compelled to follow is that of buying a white wedding cake.

Do you know where that tradition comes from? Like many traditions, this one has its origin with the marriage of good ‘ol Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1840. It turns out white is a natural symbol for purity and virginity, hence the domination of the color for bridal gowns as well as the wedding cake.

So Many Colors, So Little Cake

Perhaps you are the type that likes to let loose by adding matching flowers from your bridal bouquet to dress up a colorless wedding cake. With so many talented cake makers in the world, why not turn your wedding cake vision into a real piece of art?

Add a splash of color by incorporating a bright and cheery wedding cake at your reception dessert table. Your guests will be pleasantly surprised. If you are worried that grandma might be offended, trust me, she will get over the lack of tradition the minute she bites into a slice of delicious cake.

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Let’s look at some of the fun ways to incorporate color into your cake.  Below are a few of my favorite wedding cakes displayed in all the colors of the rainbow!

Cake Inspiration

Eight Rainbow Wedding Cakes

Sources: Pink Cake, Yellow Cake, Orange Cake, Green Cake, Blue Cake, Purple Cake, Multicolor CakeMulticolor Cake


Rainbow Cake Accessories

Cake Knife Server Set by BlingForTheTable
rainbow cake knife server set

Rainbow Cake Topper by AmazingBuntings
rainbow cake toppers

Multi Colored Dahlia by TreeTownPaper
rainbow dahlia

Edible Monarch Butterflies by incrEDIBLEtoppersedible monarch butterflies cake topper

Colorful Cake Stands by MarionsVintageBakery

colorful cake stands

Rainbow Cake Pops by SweetWhimsyShop

sweet whimsy cake pops

So you have a favorite colorful wedding cake that you want to share? Let us know!

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  1. What gorgeous confections!

  2. These are absolutely beautiful! Love the green and lace pattern – So vibrant yet vintage chic.

  3. Divine, Divine, Real works of art, bravo, thank you!

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