Autumn wedding cake — toppings and decor
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Autumn wedding cake — toppings and decor

Autumn wedding cakes are the perfect excuse to channel your inner baker and embrace the flavors of the season. If there's anything that can get your guests hyped up for dessert, it's the tantalizing blend of spices, chocolate and salted caramel. But with so many delicious toppings to choose from, where do you even begin?

Fear not, cake-lovers, because we've got you covered. Let's dive into the world of autumnal cake decorating and discover the sweetest secrets that will make your guests salivate!

Seductive fillings

Often, couples opt for a tried-and-true classic cake, such as fruit or chocolate. At the same time, no one bothers to order a dessert with an unusual taste of apples, pumpkin or salted caramel. If you want to be sure that all your guests will like your autumn wedding cake, make it two-tiered, where one level will be with the usual taste, and the second with a special seasonal one.

Be careful with nuts, make sure none of the guests are allergic to them.

Topping ideas (do not read on an empty stomach):

  • Pear and salted caramel
  • Pumpkin and salted caramel
  • Spiced pumpkin cake with spices
  • Apple-cinnamon with caramel cream
  • Maple syrup and pecan
  • Chocolate and hazelnut
  • Chocolate and coffee cream
  • White chocolate, pecans and pralines
  • carrot and orange
  • Black forest

Constance Schiano Photography

Fall wedding cake decorating

An obvious way is to use seasonal elements such as leaves, berries and fruits (apples, pears, pumpkins, nuts) in the decor.

The Cake Blog/Halfbaked Harvest

Liv For Cake


A more subtle approach is a muted color scheme of fall tones combined with classic cake touches like cream flowers or twigs.

The Moonblush Baker

Pinterest / Meraki Cakes

Miss Gene Photography

Finally, aerobatics is to turn the autumn wedding cake into a work of art by turning it into a canvas for the pastry chef's paintings. Don't be afraid to experiment!

Pearls Cupcake Shoppe

Pinterest / Scoota Baker

Cover photo of TheBeachSideBakery