DIY Donut Wedding Cake Topper


Who says a wedding cake has to be formal and stuffy? Show your guests the playful side of your relationship with an adorable bride and groom donut cake topper you can easily make yourself! This sweet pair will be sure to make your cake stand out. After all, nothing says "true love" like desserts on top of desserts!

Make the sweetest bride and groom donut duo for your perfect day.
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Things You'll Need

  • Four 2 3/8" round wooden discs (you can find these at craft stores)
  • 3/4" spade drill bit
  • 6" tulle or chiffon
  • Acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush
  • 1" Wood disc
  • Mini wooden candle cup (craft stores)
  • Pearl beads
  • Popsicle stick
  • Hot glue
  • Glue gun
Step 1

Glue two wooden discs together for each donut. Avoid putting glue in the center where you will be drilling your holes.

Glue discs together.
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Step 2

Using proper safety gear, drill a 3/4" hole in the center of each donut.

Drill hole in center.
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Step 3

Paint two layers of "frosting" onto each donut with acrylic paint.

Paint frosting.
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Step 4

After the frosting is dry, use a small paintbrush to add sprinkles in white, gold, or other festive wedding colors.

Add sprinkles!
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Step 5

Create the hat pieces for the groom's donut by completely cover the candle cup and 1" disc in black paint.

Paint hat pieces.
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Step 6

Glue the cup upside down onto the disc to make a hat. When the pieces are secure, glue the hat to the top of the groom donut.

Glue hat pieces.
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Step 7

To make the veil, cut a 6" x 3" piece of tulle or chiffon and gather one 6" side with a sewing machine or just your fingers. Glue to the top of the bride donut. Decorate with a row of pearl beads where the fabric meets the wood.

Make the veil.
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Step 8

Cut a popsicle stick in half and trim the ends to a point. Glue to the back of the donuts below the center circle so the stick is not visible through the hole.

Glue popsicle stick stakes.
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Step 9

Gently press into the top of the cake and enjoy!

Top your cake with your donut duo.
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