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Be it elegant edible sugar flowers or sweet, delicious buttercream, there's no denying that wedding cakes are one of the most quintessential elements of a wedding. Honestly, who doesn't love having cake at a party? If you're a bugger for sweet delicacies like cakes at wedding functions, like us, or are just looking for some tempting cake-spiration, then you've come to the right place!

Couples these days are paying special attention to acquiring beautiful cakes with a variety of flavours for not just their weddings but also their pre-wedding functions. Plus, with intimate weddings trending these years, having a huge cake could be slightly problematic. So, choosing a one-tier wedding cake for small gatherings, especially for functions like mehendi and haldi just feels like the right move!

That being said, here are a few one-tier cake designs that'll fit your pre-wedding functions like a glove. Don't forget to bookmark your favourites!

One-Tier Cakes For Pre-Wedding Functions

A Hand-Painted Delight

A non-fondant cake showcasing hand-painted edible motifs over a buttercream cover and feather-like sails could be just the cake you need at a pre-wedding function. The design of the cake is enhanced with handcrafted 3D sugar flowers, which just makes it a delicious treat to offer!

A Matte White Cake With Gold-Leaf Finish

A matte white design elevated with satin-finished handcrafted florals and the stark gold leaf makes it perfect for an intimate reception or a cocktail party. 

Pick A Wedding Cake With Victorian Roses

One of our favourite things is pretty wedding cakes. And this pink one with painted victorian roses and sugar leaves is a pretty and luscious pick. 

An Engraved Hexagonal Dessert

This hexagonal shaped cake in white is the perfect choice for a bride and groom who dig the minimal aesthetic and wish to celebrate their future together with something as elegant and dainty as this dessert!

Add Sparkle With A Subtle Gold Cake

Rustic cakes are such a vibe! And this one, with the gold and the dry grass decorations and super delicious buttercream, is an ideal pre-wedding cake.

Fun & Vibrant Dholak Shaped Cake

Traditional cakes for pre-wedding functions like mehendi or haldi are superb choices. This 'dholak' shaped cake covered in vibrant colours fondant and ornate designs is the perfect cake to celebrate your mehendi day!

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Buttercream Ombre Finesse

Four simple ingredients- sugar, butter, vanilla and milk- come together to form the best possible saccharine delight that doesn't only ice cakes but also can be used to create gorgeous textures and designs. One such example is this ombre engagement cake dotted with buttercream overlays and beautiful roses.

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Couture Cakes Are All The Rage

Desi cake designs are the new outstanding trend in the wedding industry. From sherwanis and sarees to choods and lehengas - you can have your wedding cake looking like it was made for a big fat Indian wedding! 

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Choose A Lilac Hued Cake

This sugar-coated lilac cake is a beautiful choice for a bridal shower, mehendi, cocktail or reception. Plus, the addition of the boho-inspired designs on the side with edible gold streaks is just amazing.

Nothing Beats A Simple & Elegant Single-Tiered Cake 

Rose gold streaks & baby’s breath decoration on this appetising and rich yet simple looking cake just makes you wonder that there's always something perfect about imperfections. 

A Unique Pillow Design Cake

Talking about how much these 'desi-fied' cakes are making us swoon, let's add this unique, plush, pillow design cake to our list of cakes that are a must-have at a wedding function!

Special Bride-To-Be Cakes 

One of our favourite kinda cakes are the ones that look sophisticated just like the bride. Whether it's made from sugary sweet fondant or whipped icing, these bride-to-be cakes are surely beautiful. 

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One-Tier Wedding Cakes Perfect For Your Pre-Wedding Functions!

by Shivani Singh

One-Tier Wedding Cakes Perfect For Your Pre-Wedding Functions!