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Who says an all-white wedding cake is boring? Five of the hub’s best pastry chefs craft confections that are almost too pretty to slice.

all-white wedding cake

Four seasons executive pastry chef Tim Fonseca took cues from modern Japanese architecture when imagining this carefully balanced, cubist-style cake. Thin geometric piping and blocks of molded white chocolate accentuate the spare buttercream squares, while sprigs of white dendrobium orchids echo the Asian theme.

$15 per slice,617-338-4400, fourseasons.com/boston.

all-white wedding cake

A ruffled priscilla of boston gown inspired the elaborate “fabric” details on Natick-based baker Linda Brudz’s fondant-covered dessert. A hint of shimmery pearl dust highlights the second and top tiers’ pleats.

$8 per slice, Sweet Alternatives, 617-820-7670.

all-white wedding cake

True to his traditional European roots, Saugus pastry chef Jörg Amsler executed a masterfully piped garland design using royal icing on white fondant. The cake topper features miniature white calla lilies.

$9–10 per slice, Truly Jörg’s Patisserie, 781-231-5888.

all-white wedding cake

Boston cupcake boutique Sweet proves its talent isn’t limited to single- serving desserts. Cake decorator Emily Bao’s three-tiered creation combines candy flowers, stamped fondant, and piped white icing.

$4 per slice, Sweet, 617-247-2253, sweetcupcakes.com.

all-white wedding cake

This perky, lighthearted design is Brookline pastry chef Ellen Bartlett’s ode to the modern bride. A smattering of small flowers keeps the look classic, while the big-petaled pattern pushes the envelope.

$10 per slice, Cakes to Remember, 617-738-8508, cakestoremember.biz.