Best Books on How to Make Your Own Wedding Cake

Written by    Last updated: September 22, 2016

The Great British Bake Off has inspired many a home-baking enthusiast to create their own amazing cake. Here are some of the best selling and most useful books on how to make your own wedding cake, and decorate it like a professional.

Whether you’re planning to make a cake for a wedding, engagement party, birthday or anniversary you’ll need a tried and tested recipe and some expert advice on how to bake, ice and decorate it. While there are plenty of YouTube tutorials online, there is nothing quite like following a recipe from a real cook book.

In this collection we have rounded up some of the most popular books, many with excellent reviews from people who have used them to great success. Divided into naked cakes for the currently most fashionable speciality cake, traditional multi-tier wedding cakes, sugar craft and cake decoration, novelty and surprise cakes, and finally, the much-loved cupcake.

Wedding Cakes

Cake Decorating


Once you’ve got the book, you’ll find some amazing cake toppers, decorations and other cake accessories in the Confetti shop. Happy baking!

You can also find further ideas in Cake Inspiration Articles and find professional cake makers in Suppliers/Cakes.

This article was written by

Kate Thompson
Kate Thompson is Confetti's features editor and wedding expert, and has worked in the wedding industry for 15 years. A widely published lifestyle writer, she has made BBC television and radio appearances discussing wedding trends in the UK.



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