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Supermarket Wedding Cakes: Cheap Wedding Cakes From the High Street

From M&S wedding cakes to Sainsbury’s cake decorating accessories, our edit of cheap supermarket wedding cakes is going to change your life!

Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and Marks & Spencer may not be the first places you think of when it comes to your wedding cake, but with the cost of weddings higher than ever the popularity of supermarket cakes is on the rise – and it’s easy to see why!

With a variety of wedding cakes available – from understated single tier wedding cakes to semi-naked wedding cakes and even a range of edible flowers for extra décor – supermarkets are becoming known for their beautifully made designs at a fraction of the usual price.

Looking for a way to cut costs on your wedding? Consider one of these fantastic value-for-money supermarket wedding cakes.

Marks & Spencer Wedding Cakes

Marks & Spencer are renowned for their luxury food produce and their range of wedding cakes definitely doesn’t disappoint. Trust us when we say these aren’t just wedding cakes, these are M&S wedding cakes!

Marks & Spencer Christmas Colin the Caterpillar – £10

All our prayers have been answered. This year, Marks & Spencer are releasing a Christmas Colin the Caterpillar and we couldn’t be more excited.

Perfect for your festive w-day, it tastes exactly the same as the original, but is topped with candy canes, miniature presents and holly leaves. Keep your eyes peeled for his arrival in store and online at the end of October/early November.

Marks & Spencer Naked Wedding Cake – £125

Couples on the hunt for a fresh and fruity Marks & Spencer cake to suit a summer wedding will love this gorgeous naked wedding cake. The vanilla sponge is layered with just the right amount of vanilla flavoured buttercream and serves 42 people.

Marks & Spencer Vogue Wedding Cake – £199

If a glamorous look is what you’re after, the M&S vogue wedding cake could be the one for you. At £199 and serving 100 people, this supermarket wedding cake works out at just £1.99 a slice – a small price to pay for such a stylish creation. This three tier wedding cake uses three different sponges, classic fruit cake, all-butter sponge and a chocolate sponge and ganache tier – something for everyone to enjoy!

Marks & Spencer Shimmering Hoop Wedding Cake – £249

Continuing with our glamorous theme, this four tier chocolate wedding cake is oozing with style. Topped with chocolate ganache and finished with white and pink shimmering hoops, this chic supermarket wedding cake serves 110 people and would make the perfect centrepiece to any wedding dessert table.

Marks & Spencer Chocolate Shimmering Hoop Wedding Cake – £249

If the above wasn’t chocolaty enough, this gold wedding cake definitely will be. With four tiers of chocolate cake topped with chocolate ganache and chocolate and gold hoops – what more could any chocoholic ask for? We guarantee your guests won’t be able to resist a slice of this stunning supermarket wedding cake (that’s if you can bring yourself to cut it!).

Marks & Spencer Colin and Connie Wedding Cakes – £50 (Each)

Marks & Spencer have given Colin and Connie the caterpillars the ultimate wedding make-over and we absolutely adore the results. This gorgeous pair serve 40 people each and cost £50 per cake. They are the perfect supermarket wedding cake for light-hearted couples who want to add an element of fun to their nuptials and they cost just £1.25 per slice – bargain!

Marks & Spencer Cheese Wedding Cake – £160

A cheese wedding cake is the perfect option for couples who either don’t have a sweet tooth or just aren’t huge fans of cake (hard to believe – we know) – or alternatively they’re great as a savoury option to work alongside a wedding cake. This Marks & Spencer cheese wedding cake serves between 90-120 people and consists of Gould’s Cheddar, Farmhouse Red Leicester, Farmhouse Double Gloucester, Blacksticks Blue and Ravel Oak Goat’s Cheese – delicious!

Marks & Spencer Pork Pie Wedding Cake – £99

Sticking with the savoury theme, Marks & Spencer have also launched an incredibly unique pork pie wedding cake. This smaller ‘cake’ serves between 30-40 people and is made up of three luxury pork pies made with uncured pork and delicious hot water crust pastry. Want to surprise your wedding guests? A pork pie wedding cake could be just what you’re looking for.

Waitrose Wedding Cakes

Waitrose is a British favourite when it comes to luxury grocery shopping and their range of wedding cakes fits their brand perfectly. These cost-effective creations are simple, high quality and perfectly executed.

Waitrose Classic Ribbon Wedding Cake – £229

The classic ribbon supermarket wedding cake from Waitrose offers couples a traditional design which is full of flavour. Serving between 90-115 people, this elegant wedding cake is made up of a fruity base tier, golden sponge on the second tier and a chocolate sponge and chocolate buttercream on the top two tiers.

Waitrose Five Tier Naked Vanilla Sponge Wedding Cake – £149

Couples looking for a supermarket wedding cake that they can put their own spin on will adore the Waitrose range of naked wedding cakes. This five tier design serves 90-100 people and costs just £149. The vanilla sponge flavour is classic and will be a popular choice among almost all of your wedding guests.

Waitrose Three Tier Naked Vanilla Sponge Wedding Cake – £89

Want something a little smaller to feed your wedding guests? If so, the Waitrose three tier vanilla sponge wedding cake is a great choice. The golden colour is perfectly pretty and would look amazing with some fresh or edible flowers and a dusting of icing sugar. Serving between 55-65 people, it’s a great purchase for slightly smaller wedding parties.

Waitrose Five Tier Naked Chocolate Sponge Wedding Cake – £149

Another amazing five tier wedding cake from Waitrose is their chocolate sponge design which serves 90-100 guests. The chocolate sponge is sandwiched together with a delicious salted caramel buttercream and caramel sauce filling – perfect for couples with a totally sweet tooth.

Waitrose Three Tier Naked Chocolate Sponge Wedding Cake – £89

Smaller wedding parties will find the three tier chocolate sponge is a great fit. It has all the same gorgeous fillings as the five tier cake and serves 55-65 people. For extra flavour and décor, add fresh fruit and some chocolate drizzle to really make this a show-stopping wedding cake.

Sainsbury’s Wedding Cakes

Sainsbury’s is one of the UK’s favourite supermarket spots and whilst they don’t offer tiered wedding cakes, they have a range of products that are perfect for creating a DIY wedding cake.

Sainsbury’s Decorate Your Own Cake – £4.50

If you’re a dab-hand at cake decorating and fancy creating your own wedding cake, Sainsbury’s decorate your own cake is a great option for you. Serving eight people, it’s perfect for very intimate weddings, or alternatively, you could decorate one of these cakes for each of your tables and serve your ‘wedding cake’ in a more untraditional way.

Sainsbury’s Edible Flowers – £3

One great way to decorate plain wedding cakes is to add edible flowers. They look so beautiful and are available in a range of different petal colours so you can easily match the flowers to your colour scheme.

Sainsbury’s edible flower blossoms are the perfect way to jazz up a plain supermarket wedding cake and can even be a great finishing touch to salads and other puddings if you’re doing some of your wedding catering yourself.

For more budget wedding ideas, be sure to check out our range of wedding decor items for under £10 for bargain buys that look totally expensive!

From M&S wedding cakes to Sainsbury's cake decorating accessories, our edit of cheap supermarket wedding cakes is going to change your life!

New: Wedding Cakes Online

Setting your heart on a fabulous tasting cake for your wedding has never been easier thanks to the NEW collection of affordable wedding cakes to order online from The Hummingbird Bakery.

Gold Lustre Cake from £132.95

Marbled Cake from £129.95

Eleven new cake designs

Whatever your style, we have the perfect cake for you.

Hummingbrides and grooms can now choose from eleven stunning and affordable wedding cake designs baked fresh to order and lovingly decorated by hand.

The simplicity of this range makes them ideal for customising at the venue however you wish with your own choice of fresh flowers or cake topper.

Snowfall Cake from £132.95

No consultation required

When it comes to ordering your wedding cake, we vow to keep things simple. This range of wedding cakes are off-the-peg designs right down to their flavour, design and presentation, so you can pick a show-stopping designer Hummingbird Bakery wedding cake for your big day without the need for a consultation.

Rainbow Sprinkles Cake from £129.95

Authentic American recipes

Taken from the pages of our bestselling cookbooks, your wedding guests will be able to enjoy the authentic taste of American home baking with tiered versions our most requested recipes.

Red Velvet Cake from £200.00

Favourite flavours

Flavours vary according to the cake design and all options are clearly outlined to make selection simple, with favourites such as Red Velvet, vanilla, chocolate, lemon, lemon and raspberry, carrot and Rainbow cake available in cakes ranging from one to three tiers.

Wedding Band Cake from £200.00

Perfect for any celebration

We have cakes to serve from 38 to 80 guests. Of course, the versatile designs aren’t strictly limited to weddings and would also make the perfect centrepiece for an engagement party, wedding anniversary, birthday or other special celebration.

Gold Leaf Cake from £173.95

Why not order a variety of all-American recipe desserts and treats, from brownies to whoopie pies, cupcakes to cheesecakes? Goodies guaranteed to bring any wedding dessert table to life!

Ombre Sponge Cake from £129.95

All the wedding cakes in this range are available for collection only from our Spitalfields branch.

For delivery advice, added customisation or completely bespoke wedding cakes, please contact us at [email protected]

Pearl Bead Cake from £230.00

As all our cakes are handmade to order, we kindly ask that customers give a minimum of 7 days advance notice for all wedding cake orders placed online from this range.

Rustic Cake from £129.95

We also offer the complete bespoke cake service for any cake you wish to have made. Just contact our cake design team at besp[email protected] Order from our wedding cake collection here.

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Freshly baked wedding cakes to order online from The Hummingbird Bakery? We do! Setting your heart on a fabulous tasting cake for your wedding has never been easier thanks to the NEW collection of affordable wedding cakes to order online from The Hummingbird Bakery. Gold Lustre Cake from £132.95 Marbled Cake from £12