Exclusive: See Danica McKellar’s ‘Luau-Themed’ Wedding Cake

11/24/2014 at 11:46 AM ET

Danica McKellar Wedding Cake
Cathryn Farnsworth (2)

When Danica McKellar chose her wedding cake, she wanted it to fit in with her beachy-bridal vibe — and please all of her 25 guests.

“The cake had three layers,” McKellar — who married Scott Svesloky on Saturday in Kauai, Hawaii — tells PEOPLE exclusively. “The big bottom layer was vanilla with pineapple filling, the middle layer was chocolate with coconut cream filling, and the top was red velvet cake with cream cheese filling.”

Danica McKellar Wedding Cake
Cathryn Farnsworth 

“We wanted something for everyone, and the pineapple and coconut kept it faithful to our luau-themed reception,” she says.

Made by Grand Hyatt Kauai Pastry Chef Orly Yadao, the buttercream-frosted wedding cake was designed to include a draped ribbon fondant, white roses and blue hydrangeas and was beautifully presented on a silver cake stand. 

“It was a classic, simple yet elegant design,” says Grand Hyatt Kauai’s wedding manager Amy Christiansen, who worked with McKellar.

To select her wedding confection, The Wonder Years star chose the style from the chef’s cake book, which featured 25 options. And although the bride and groom didn’t do a cake tasting prior to the wedding, Christiansen tells PEOPLE they were “delighted with the result. Danica was a lovely bride to work with.”

As for McKellar’s own thoughts on the cake:  “It was amazing.”

—Michelle Ward, reporting by Mary Green

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charlotte on

Looks beautiful and sounds absolutely DELICIOUS! Now I am hungry 🙂

S. on

She looks stunning. The cake looks yummy.

Sarah on

If it was “Luau” themed, shouldn’t it have had more color? When I think luaus I think of orange and red and yellow. All celebrities seem to go with a boring white colored cake with pale colored flowers. Kind of boring if you ask me. Still a pretty cake, but just blah looking.

georgiaonmymind on

And in five years when things get tough she will be divorced again! Hollywierd for you!

cheekyu on

I’m underwhelmed she’s overwhelmed her opinion is the only one that matters

amyinoaktown on

She looks beautiful! Cake not bad either!

Kimber on

Pretty cake, but I fail to see how this relates in any way to a “luau theme”..and I’ve been to several.

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