Back to top

Heart of Gold: Creative Confections Shine in Metallic Hues

Cakes adorned with metallic accents make glamour the order of the day.
By: 
Sarah Baumann Rogers

Above left
Heavy metal takes center stage in this Cakes ROCK!!! creation. A trio of metallics—silver, rose gold and yellow gold—adorn the tiers in a riotous combination of texture and pattern.

Above center
A little bit of glam goes a long way. In this work of modern art from Hill Country Cakery, gray marble tiles with accents of gold leaf cascade across crisp white fondant, creating a contemporary luxe vibe.

Above right
Soft shades of blue pair perfectly with glittering gold in this modern masterpiece from Blue Note Bakery. A white feather crowns the creation with an organic flourish.

Below top
On this cake from Word of Mouth Bakery, tiers of varying heights showcase intricate lace texture, marble patterning and a contemporary blue and blush color palette. A splash of gold leaf adds a fresh finishing touch.

Below left
Go simple, go chic. Delicate gold foliage covers this confection from Stregare Cheesecake Co. for a creation that’s effortlessly stylish.

Below right
A clean palette of copper and white makes the most of this the cake from Michelle’s Patisserie. A metallic band at the base is accented with an opulent arrangement of copper-edged sugar flowers—a dazzling focal point.