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Today we’re bringing you our recap of the best Austin catering and cake trends of 2015! As we wrap up a year of sharing the most incredible Austin weddings and the talented vendors that brought them to life, we couldn’t help but reflect on some of our favorite catering and cake details found within the pages of the inaugural issue of Brides of Austin. This year has been full of delicious treats and mouth watering bites! Take a look at these trending concepts, and stay tuned the rest of the week to see what other trends we hope stick around for 2016!

Fruity Cocktails

Impress your guests by enhancing your favorite cocktails with a fruity garnish – it is both refreshing and beautiful!


Photo | Krystle Akin, Royal Fig Catering, The Nouveau Romantics, Loot Vintage Rentals, Ma Maison


Photo | Mint Photography, Royal Fig Catering, Pearl Events Austin

Metallic Accented Cakes

Metallic wedding cakes have been a huge hit over the last year, and we expect this shimmering trend to hang on for 2016! Have fun mixing metals, use them as soft accents, or soften them with florals.


Photo | Ashley Bosnick Photography, Green Lily Bakery


Photo | Krystle Akin, Coco Paloma DessertsThe Nouveau RomanticsLoot Vintage RentalsMa Maison


Photo | Mint PhotographySimon Lee Bakery, STEMS Floral Design & ProductionsPearl Events Austin, Premiere Events

Late Night Bites

Be the favorite wedding of the year and treat your guests to late night finger foods that speak to their heart, like chicken & waffles, sliders or grilled cheese sandwiches!

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Photo | Lauren Peele PhotographyPink Avocado Catering

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Photo | Kelli Elizabeth, Royal Fig Catering, Brazos HallPearl Events Austin


Photo | Briana Purser Photography, Pink Avocado Catering, Hotel Saint Cecilia

Naked Cakes

Sometimes less truly is more! We just adore these wedding cakes sans icing and know you will too!

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Photo | Mint Photography, Sweet Treets Bakery, Whim Florals, Whim Event Rentals, Camp Lucy


Photo | Ashley Bosnick Photography, Classic Cakes by Lori, Deep Eddy Vodka


Photo | Ashley Bosnick Photography, Sweet Treets Bakery, Loot Vintage Rentals, 36th Street Events, The Greenhouse at Driftwood, Clementine Botanical Art

Colorful Cakes

Not everything has to be white on your wedding day — go colorful with your wedding cake this year!


Photo | Ashley Bosnick Photography, 2Tarts BakeryDeep Eddy Vodka

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Photo | Kat Bevel Photography, Simon Lee Bakery, WHITT, Wendee Sawran Petals + Decor, The Wild Onion Ranch


Photo | Lauren Peele Photography, Coco Paloma Desserts, Kali Kate Pavilion

Other Local Vendors:
36th Street Events, Ashley Bosnick Photography, Classic Cakes by Lori, Coco Paloma Desserts, Green Lily Bakery, Hotel Saint Cecilia, Krystle Akin, STEMS Floral Design and Productions, The Greenhouse at Driftwood, The Nouveau Romantics, WHITT