Want to know which are the most expensive cakes in the world? Chocolate, vanilla, marble, sponge, fruit, carrot, cinnamon, almond… every cake is special and delicious in its own way. However, what makes some cakes so unique is their price.
Extremely tall, covered in gems or able to feed hundreds of guests, every cake on our list is costly for a particular reason or a combination of them. But there’s one factor that seems to justify the price of most of these creations: almost every cake on our list is a wedding cake. And as you know, many celebrity couples go all out when it comes to their wedding. Just check our list on The 7 Most Expensive Celebrity Weddings and see for yourself.
Are you curious about the most expensive cakes in the world? Let’s take a look at the countdown.
10. Chelsea Clinton’s wedding cake
When Chelsea Clinton married the invenstment banker Marc Mezvinsky back in 2010, she chose the owners of La Tulipe Desserts as the designers and makers of her dream wedding cake. Maarten and Frances Steenman created an $11,000 vanilla sponge cake that was four feet tall, gluten-free and covered with over 1,000 sugar flowers including lilies, orchids and roses.
9. Kim Kardashian’s wedding cake
Although Kim Kardashian’s marriage with Kris Humphries was very short and disappointing, no one will ever forget that glamorous wedding ceremony and party, including the $20,000 wedding cake. Designed by Patrick Hansen, the amazing cake, which weighed almost 600 pounds, was a chocolate-chip marble cake with a frosting of butter cream. The black and white wedding cake was 8 feet tall!
8. Sex and the City 2 cake
A renowned New York cake designer was the mastermind behind the $32,000 wedding cake that appeared in Sex and the City 2. Ron Ben-Israel decorated his White Cloud cake with 4,000 genuine Swarovski crystals provided by the company for that particular purpose. The sparkling and delicious creation was over 6 feet tall and served almost 500 guests.
7. Liza Minnelli’s wedding cake
12 tiers, purple sugar roses, silver stripes and red details were some features of the black and white wedding cake that was specially crafted for the union between Liza Minelli and David Gest. The over-the-top cake cost around $40,000.
6. Lady Diana’s royal wedding cake
Naturally, a royal wedding needs a royal wedding cake that can measure up to the occasion. Back in 1981, when the beloved Lady Diana married Prince Charles, David Avery designed a wedding cake fit for such a couple. The $40,000 creation was decorated with the royal coat of arms and also ornamented with lilies of the valley, orchids, and roses.