Here to share her trend prediction in the world of wedding cakes is the always sweet Ellana from SweetP Cakes and Cookies.
The roaring 20’s – here again! As with the start of every year, I reflect on past cake trends and wonder what the new year ahead will bring. Here is a little look into my crystal ball to see how I think cakes will look in 2020.
Organic + Natural
I predict we will see strength in organic and natural-looking cakes as the push in society for a sense of mindfulness and sustainability is at the forefront of couples’ minds. But that doesn’t have to mean boring. Think Kon Mari – the perfect blend of not-too-much and not-too-little.
I think we will see simply-finished cakes almost being cheated of their minimalism with statement florals being strongly paired with clean-lined or softly-textured cakes. This is where couples’ personality can come through. Dried floral arrangements creeping up the side of cakes as if it is growing out from the cake board, or fresh florals, reflexed rose petals with white space enhancing their colour and movement siting proudly at the top, or a combination of wispy, bleached, fluffy dried elements, perfectly balanced with fresh florals.
Colours of the Year
Panatone 2020 spring/summer palette features both brights and natural tones and I think we will absolutely see both in the wedding cake world. Statement colours will come through florals or couples steering away from traditional white and incorporating a neutral tone as their base colour on their cakes.
As with every year, my advice to couples when considering trends is to take one or two elements and use them in subtle ways which is personal to you both.
Images + Florals credits: Mallory Sparkles Photography, Woods & Bloom, Neflower Co., Bonnie McEvoy Photography,
GUEST AUTHOR ELLANA HADDRILL
Ellana of SweetP Cakes & Cookies is inspired by the love of art, colour and textures when crafting each one of her delicious creations. Her Noosa-based studio is always abuzz, where her works of specialty in both fondant and buttercream finishes are created. Ellana’s endless ideas extend to her famous cookies, like her adorable Easter gift sets.
Image by Roy Byrne