Tropical themed cakes are seriously awesome. You can go all out and stick a hula dancer on top or you can take a more subtle approach and pick out trendy accents like pineapple, coconut and leaf prints. And don’t forget about the pink flamingo decorations. These beautiful wedding cakes are loaded with tropical accents for wow-worthy centerpieces that are *almost* too pretty too eat. If you are looking to throw the ultimate tropical themed wedding or you’re just craving some aloha vibes, scroll down to see all these dreamy and colorful wedding cakes.


1. DIY Sugar Flower Cake: So. Much. Color! We are in LOVE with this rainbow cake and even more in love with the fact that it’s a DIY option. If you’re extra careful with the sugar flowers, you can reuse them as cupcake toppers or bring them out on special occasions like Easter or Mother’s Day. (via Sugar and Cloth)


2. Orange Ombre: The over-the-top bright orange of this cake will get your color-loving heart a-thumping. Make that color really pop with hot pink hibiscus flowers and a pink flamingo or two. (via Studio Cake / Modwedding)


3. All Natural: Sometimes the best cake decor is the simplest, especially when teeny tiny baby pineapples are involved. Using a leaf as a cake platter is an extra special touch that goes a long way towards keeping the tropical theme on point. (via Ashley Kelemen Photography /100 Layer Cake)


4. Coconut Cake: Let your guests know exactly what flavor they get to enjoy by keeping the decor simple. Fondant doesn’t taste that great, so no one is going to complain about a cake covered in thick and delicious coconut frosting. (via The School of Styling)


5. Fiji Inspiration: What’s not to love about this towering dessert? If you’re looking for a simple way to dress up an all-white cake, you can’t go wrong with greenery and mini orchids. (via Leezet Photography / Bula Bride)


6. Naked Cake: Naked is the new fondant. Skip the frosting and top the whole thing off with a pile of flowers. This would be an easy look to DIY, especially once you find the perfect cake topper. (via Apryl Ann Photography / 100 Layer Cake)


7. Gilded Glam: All that shimmers is gold, and all that shimmers with flowers is even better! A gold patterned cake doesn’t look too formal with lots of greenery at the base and a few blooms on top. (via Rosycakes Bakery)


8. Sunset Vibes: Everyone knows tropical sunsets are the prettiest; fondant makes the perfect backdrop for a dreamy painting. Anyone else getting a good chuckle over that ball-and-chain cake topper? (via alt Photography / Any Given Party)


9. Banana Leaf Minimalism: If you can’t get enough gold and white in your life then this cake is for you. The best thing about a gold cake is that it goes with any color palette and looks totally timeless. (via Jeremy Chou / Green Wedding Shoes)


10. Watercolor Detailing: This whimsical cake looks like it came straight out of the pages of your coolest coloring book. Pink flamingos + yellow pineapples make this preppy cake a huge win. (via Kama Catch Me / Burnetts Boards)


11. Orchid Party: This elegant cake channels the fun tropical vibes with hot pink ribbon and cascading orange and pink orchids. “Elegant” and “fun” are two words you definitely want used to describe your wedding. (via James Rubio Photography / Project Wedding)


12. Pineapple Cut Out: Hopefully you feel as serene as a cloudless day at your wedding. If not then just take a look at this cake. Its all-white frosting and modern pineapple cutout will calm and inspire you. (via The Cake Blog)


13. Painted Florals: This cake is almost too pretty to eat. White fondant is the perfect backdrop for frame-worthy watercolor flowers and a few 3D sugar blooms thrown in for good measure. (via Angela and Evan / The Cake Blog)


14. Minimal and Fabulous: Palm leaves are trending and for good reason. Pass on the layers of ruffles and opt for this super elegant leaf decor. It’s understated, trendy and pretty much everything you need in a cake. (via Brandon Kidd Photography / 100 Layer Cake)


15. Pretty in Pink: Pastels are classic when you’re talking about wedding cakes. But this cake proves all you need are a few big flowers to make a statement. Oh, and ombre. (via Jeremy Chou Photography / Le Magnifique)


16. Cupcake Paradise: Skip the towering layered cake and go for a tropical-themed dessert bar instead. Because duh, even more dessert options. Take a batch of macarons to a whole new level with some edible food coloring and your mad hand-lettering skills. (via Megan Welker / 100 Layer Cake)


17. Put a Bird On It: Talk about gorgeous! Colorful painted leaves and a creative design make for an ultra-modern dessert that’s definitely wow-worthy. The pretty bird on top is just an added bonus. (via Jose Villa Photography / Style Me Pretty)

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