The Sopranos alum and longtime love Cutter Dykstra married on Jan. 16.
Jamie-Lynn Sigler Wedding Cake

When it came to their wedding cake, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and pro baseball player Cutter Dykstra turned to pastry chef Chantal Carter to dream up a design that would perfectly align with the wedding’s laid-back theme.

“Jamie wanted the feel of her wedding to be whimsical yet simple, and create something that really celebrated them as a couple,” Carter tells PEOPLE of her meeting with the actress, who recently revealed her 15-year battle with MS.

The couple, who wed on Jan. 16 at the Parker Palm Springs hotel in Palm Springs, California, met with Carter to finalize flavors — a medley of their favorites, which were all featured in the four-tier cake. The first three tiers were comprised of Tahitian vanilla bean cake, fresh raspberry jam and vanilla bean buttercream. As for the bottom tier, the couple went with a southern red velvet cake filled with vanilla custard.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler Wedding Cake

While the entire cake was decorated with white fondant, Carter adorned each layer with fresh flowers for a touch of vibrance.

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“She chose white and neutral floral arrangements for the tables, but the flowers on the cake had pops of fuchsia, purple, lime and lavender,” Carter says of the statement-making floral accents.

So, what did the bride and groom think? “Jamie wrote a sweet note saying she loved everything and that we made their day magical,” recounts Carter.

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