15 Homemade Wedding Cake Recipes That Are Perfect for a Rustic Country Shindig

Say "I do" to a homemade wedding cake.

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Throwing a rustic wedding out in the country? Add to the laid-back, down-home vibe of the day by serving up a DIY wedding cake that's as simple as it is sweet.

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rustic wedding cake
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Rustic Wedding Cake

Whether you're getting married lakeside or in a meadow, the low-key prettiness of this cake fits the bill.

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simple wedding cake
Courtesy of Your Cup Of Cake
Two-Tier Wedding Cake

Fresh pink flowers add a pop of color to this homemade cake.

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DIY Wedding Cake
Catherine Lamb via Food52
DIY Wedding Cake

This easy-to-make wedding cake will have you crying tiers of joy.

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naked cake
Courtesy of Less Than Perfect Life Of Bliss
Naked Wedding Cake

Forget added icing—top this treat with flowers instead.

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no-fondant wedding cake
Courtesy of Brit + Co
Fondant-Free Wedding Cake

If you're not fond of fondant, this is the cake for you.

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apple-cinnamon layer cake
Brian Woodcock
Apple-Cinnamon Layer Cake

Fall in love with this autumn-inspired cake.

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mini layer cake
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Mini Layer Cake

Skip slicing and serve guests individual cakes instead.

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champagne layer cake
Courtesy of Nourish and Fete
Champagne Layer Cake

Raise a glass to this elegant wedding cake, perfect for an intimate affair.

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rose water vanilla layer cake
Courtesy of Life Love and Sugar
Rose Water Vanilla Layer Cake

Who needs a tiered cake? Just serve a few of these sweet confections, and we promise your guests won't be complaining.

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naked banana cake
Courtesy of The Baker Chick
Naked Banana Cake

This flavor might seem bananas for a wedding cake, but take one bite and you'll understand why chose this flavor for their special day.

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gold sequin cake
Courtesy of The Cake Blog
Gold Sequin Cake

Make a cake that shines as bright as you will on your wedding day.

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naked cake with candied and sugared berries
Courtesy of Ashlee Marie
Naked Cake with Candied and Sugared Berries

We think you'll be berry pleased with this naked cake.

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lemon coconut cake
Christopher Shane
Lemon Coconut Cake

Fondant flowers are an easy way to dress up a homemade wedding cake.

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raspberry pink velvet cake
Brian Woodcock
Raspberry Pink Velvet Cake

This pretty-in-pink cake is perfect for a spring wedding.

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coconut cake
Brooke Slezak
Coconut Cake

Guests will go coconuts for this simple and satisfying dessert.

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