51 Budget-Friendly Sheet Wedding Cakes

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What Is A Sheet Wedding Cake?

This is a one-tiered rectangular cake, which may not be the traditional wedding cake design, but wedding sheet cake can be just as delicious as any elaborate pastry. It is far more affordable for many couple’s budgets than large tiered designs. A sheet cake can be just as lovely as any tiered cake and couples have many options to personalize a sheet cake to match their celebration.

a beautiful sheet wedding cake topped with pastel sugar blooms and greenery is a delicious solution for a wedding filled with blooms

a beautiful sheet wedding cake topped with pastel sugar blooms and greenery is a delicious solution for a wedding filled with blooms

a blue swirl sheet wedding cake topped with fresh blackberries and figs plus orchids is a lovely idea for a coastal wedding

a blue swirl sheet wedding cake topped with fresh blackberries and figs plus orchids is a lovely idea for a coastal wedding

a brown butter pecan sheet wedding cake with spiced cream cheese frosting is a gorgeous idea for a winter wedding

a brown butter pecan sheet wedding cake with spiced cream cheese frosting is a gorgeous idea for a winter wedding

a buttercream sheet wedding cake topped with bright blooms, greenery and fresh fruit on top is wow

a buttercream sheet wedding cake topped with bright blooms, greenery and fresh fruit on top is wow

a chocolate sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries and a heart is a lovely idea for a wedding

a chocolate sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries and a heart is a lovely idea for a wedding

a classic white sheet wedding cake topped with icing and pearls on top is a refined and edgy dessert for a wedding

a classic white sheet wedding cake topped with icing and pearls on top is a refined and edgy dessert for a wedding

a classy white lambeth sheet wedding cake with calligraphy includes two different trends, sheet and lambeth

a classy white lambeth sheet wedding cake with calligraphy includes two different trends, sheet and lambeth

a classy white sheet wedding cake topped with fresh blooms and greenery and with calligraphy is a cool and catchy idea for a wedding

a classy white sheet wedding cake topped with fresh blooms and greenery and with calligraphy is a cool and catchy idea for a wedding

a cool sheet wedding cake topped with blooms and berry compote is ideal and delicious for a summer wedding

a cool sheet wedding cake topped with blooms and berry compote is ideal and delicious for a summer wedding

a duo of lovely sheet wedding cakes topped with pansies is a lovely solution for a spring or summer garden wedding

a duo of lovely sheet wedding cakes topped with pansies is a lovely solution for a spring or summer garden wedding

What Are Sheet Wedding Cake Advantages?

Cost: Typical wedding cake prices range from $2 to $10 or more per slice of cake depending on the shape, flavors, and cake design. This can add up quickly when a couple has a guest list of hundreds to plan dessert for. Sheet cakes, on the other hand, can cost just $1 to $3 per slice and you can often purchase them from a grocery store.

Speed: A designer bakery may require wedding cake reservations months in advance, but they can usually create lovely and delicious sheet cakes much more quickly. This is the perfect solution for couples planning a surprise wedding or who don’t have months to plan their nuptials.

Waste: Because wedding cakes are often elaborately arranged, much of the cake may be wasted as it is cut because it falls apart or is otherwise unsuitable to be served. Sheet cakes are much sturdier and less of the dessert will be wasted as it is served.

Safety: Wedding cake disasters are not unheard of, and a sheet cake is a much safer option for a wedding with lots of children, unpredictable weather, or where the cake may be subject to stresses in transportation.

Symmetry: Because a sheet cake is rectangular, it is much easier to cut into equal pieces to serve.

a duo of sheet wedding cakes topped with fresh berries and bright blooms is amazing for a summer wedding

a duo of sheet wedding cakes topped with fresh berries and bright blooms is amazing for a summer wedding

a fantastic Yule log sheet wedding cake topped with herbs and cranberries is amazing for a Christmas wedding

a fantastic Yule log sheet wedding cake topped with herbs and cranberries is amazing for a Christmas wedding

a gorgeous long sheet wedding cke topped with fresh blooms, twigs, leaves and twigs is a great idea for a fall garden wedding

a gorgeous long sheet wedding cke topped with fresh blooms, twigs, leaves and twigs is a great idea for a fall garden wedding

a gorgeous sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries and blooms is a lovely idea for a modern garden wedding

a gorgeous sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries and blooms is a lovely idea for a modern garden wedding

a gorgeous sheet wedding cake with a Christmas tree painted on top and colorful beads is adorable for a Christmas wedding

a gorgeous sheet wedding cake with a Christmas tree painted on top and colorful beads is adorable for a Christmas wedding

a gorgeous white textural sheet wedding cake topped with grapes, blackberries, fresh blooms is a cool idea for a summer wedding

a gorgeous white textural sheet wedding cake topped with grapes, blackberries, fresh blooms is a cool idea for a summer wedding

a jaw-dropping Christmas tree sheet cake with a tree, a fireplace and stockings painted with icing on top for a Christmas wedding

a jaw-dropping Christmas tree sheet cake with a tree, a fireplace and stockings painted with icing on top for a Christmas wedding

a jaw-dropping sheet wedding cake topped with pink and blue flwoers, dried and fresh citrus is a fantastic idea for a summer wedding

a jaw-dropping sheet wedding cake topped with pink and blue flwoers, dried and fresh citrus is a fantastic idea for a summer wedding

a kitschy sheet wedding cake done in neutrals, with icing details and some sugar blue flowers on top is a trendy idea for a wedding

a kitschy sheet wedding cake done in neutrals, with icing details and some sugar blue flowers on top is a trendy idea for a wedding

a large sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries is a cool idea for a casual or just more relaxed summer wedding

a large sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries is a cool idea for a casual or just more relaxed summer wedding

a large white sheet wedding cake topped with sugared berries is a cool idea for many weddngs and it can be served in any season

a large white sheet wedding cake topped with sugared berries is a cool idea for many weddngs and it can be served in any season

a lemon sheet wedding cake with blueberry frosting is a delicious solution for a small wedding

a lemon sheet wedding cake with blueberry frosting is a delicious solution for a small wedding

a lovely chocolate sheet wedding cake topped with gingerbread men and chocolate chips is amazing for a Christmas wedding

a lovely chocolate sheet wedding cake topped with gingerbread men and chocolate chips is amazing for a Christmas wedding

a lovely gingerbread sheet wedding cake with white chocolate buttercream and gingerbread piped buttercream topped with gingerbread men

a lovely gingerbread sheet wedding cake with white chocolate buttercream and gingerbread piped buttercream topped with gingerbread men

a lovely retro sheet wedding cake topped with icing and fresh berries is a cool idea for any wedding

a lovely retro sheet wedding cake topped with icing and fresh berries is a cool idea for any wedding

What Sheet Wedding Cake Designs To Opt For?

Popular design options include airbrushed or iced photographs on the surface of the sheet cake, fresh or edible flowers around the sides of the cake, coordinated icing colors to match the wedding, chocolate frosted with white or otherwise coordinating buttercream or fondant roses, small sheet cakes that are arranged around a more traditional tiered cake to add more servings at a lower cost, words or phrases of love, congratulations, and wedding wishes iced onto the cake, rosettes of various sizes in multiple hues of the same color.

a lovely sheet wedding cake topped with bright blooms and fresh fruit is a cool idea for a summer wedding

a lovely sheet wedding cake topped with bright blooms and fresh fruit is a cool idea for a summer wedding

a lovely sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries and some blooms is a cool idea for a summer wedding

a lovely sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries and some blooms is a cool idea for a summer wedding

a lovely small pink frosting sheet wedding cake topped with pink and white meringues and macarons is amazing

a lovely small pink frosting sheet wedding cake topped with pink and white meringues and macarons is amazing

a lovely white sheet wedding cake with chocolate calligraphy on top and sugar icing is a cool idea for a modern and a bit kitschy wedding

a lovely white sheet wedding cake with chocolate calligraphy on top and sugar icing is a cool idea for a modern and a bit kitschy wedding

a naked sheet wedding cake topped with fresh blooms in pastel colors and some citrus is amazing for summer

a naked sheet wedding cake topped with fresh blooms in pastel colors and some citrus is amazing for summer

a neutral kitschy wedding cake with icing and red calliphy is a cool and fun idea for a wedding

a neutral kitschy wedding cake with icing and red calliphy is a cool and fun idea for a wedding

a peachy pink sheet wedding cake with fresh blooms, dried citrus, greenery and pearls is a fantastic idea for a wedding

a peachy pink sheet wedding cake with fresh blooms, dried citrus, greenery and pearls is a fantastic idea for a wedding

a pink and red sheet wedding cake with icing is a cool and kitschy wedding dessert for a trendy wedding

a pink and red sheet wedding cake with icing is a cool and kitschy wedding dessert for a trendy wedding

a rich red velvet sheet wedding cake with hot chocolate buttercream topped with marshmallows and chocolate curls for a winter wedding

a rich red velvet sheet wedding cake with hot chocolate buttercream topped with marshmallows and chocolate curls for a winter wedding

a sheer wedding cake topped with fresh berries and a bunting is a cool idea for a summer wedding

a sheer wedding cake topped with fresh berries and a bunting is a cool idea for a summer wedding

a sheet wedding cake with a gold edge and some sugar blooms and leaves is amazing for a modern wedding

a sheet wedding cake with a gold edge and some sugar blooms and leaves is amazing for a modern wedding

a small and cool sheet white wedding cake with chocolate calligraphy is great for an elopement or a small wedding

a small and cool sheet white wedding cake with chocolate calligraphy is great for an elopement or a small wedding

How To Serve A Sheet Wedding Cake?

Most sheet cakes for weddings are kept out of sight of guests and are cut and served discreetly from the kitchen after the couple has made their symbolic first cut of the wedding cake. The couple may choose to have a smaller single tier cake on display that resembles the design on top of the sheet cake slices.

a small sheet wedding cake decorated with icing and black calligraphy is a perfect solution for a small wedding

a small sheet wedding cake decorated with icing and black calligraphy is a perfect solution for a small wedding

a small white sheet wedding cake topped with fresh blooms, petals and peaches is a cool idea for a small summer wedding

a small white sheet wedding cake topped with fresh blooms, petals and peaches is a cool idea for a small summer wedding

a super long white sheet wedding cake topped with pink blooms and petals is a chic and lovely idea for a spring wedding

a super long white sheet wedding cake topped with pink blooms and petals is a chic and lovely idea for a spring wedding

a textural sheet wedding cake topped with fresh fruit is a lovely idea for a sumptuous summer wedding

a textural sheet wedding cake topped with fresh fruit is a lovely idea for a sumptuous summer wedding

a very simple white sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries and blooms is a cool idea for a summer wedding

a very simple white sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries and blooms is a cool idea for a summer wedding

a white kitschy wedding cake topped with chocolate calligraphy is a lovely idea for a modern wedding with an edge

a white kitschy wedding cake topped with chocolate calligraphy is a lovely idea for a modern wedding with an edge

a white sheet wedding cake topped with dried blooms and herbs is a cool idea for a modern boho wedding

a white sheet wedding cake topped with dried blooms and herbs is a cool idea for a modern boho wedding

a white sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries is a lovely idea for a summer wedding

a white sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries is a lovely idea for a summer wedding

a white sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries, figs, grapes, herbs and a calligraphy topper is amazing

a white sheet wedding cake topped with fresh berries, figs, grapes, herbs and a calligraphy topper is amazing

a white sheet wedding cake topped with lots of fresh berries is a delicious dessert for a summer wedding

a white sheet wedding cake topped with lots of fresh berries is a delicious dessert for a summer wedding

a white sheet wedding cake topped with lots of fresh strawberries, cherries, blueberries and greenery is a classic idea for a wedding

a white sheet wedding cake topped with lots of fresh strawberries, cherries, blueberries and greenery is a classic idea for a wedding

a white sheet wedding cake with a gold edge and fresh white blooms is pure elegance

a white sheet wedding cake with a gold edge and fresh white blooms is pure elegance

a white sheet wedding cake with colorful pressed flowers is a super cool idea for a spring or summer wedding

a white sheet wedding cake with colorful pressed flowers is a super cool idea for a spring or summer wedding

an assortment of sheet wedding cakes topped with fresh bright blooms is a cool idea for a spring or summer wedding

an assortment of sheet wedding cakes topped with fresh bright blooms is a cool idea for a spring or summer wedding