Tips On Choosing Wedding Cakes To Wow Your Guests

Posted by Admin on Sunday, December 2, 2012

When it comes to wedding planning, one of the fun parts is choosing wedding cakes, after all, this is a great opportunity to taste slice after slice of delicious cake before taking a decision on which you be trusted to cook for you. Before you get carried away by the taste, however, take the time to figure out what you want the wedding cake of your dreams really like.

If you are considering a fruitcake, or even a combination of fruit and a sponge, then ideally, you need to think about to order some six months in advance, so it is best to start looking Once you have chosen your wedding venue and decided on the theme of your wedding day. So where do you start? It may be a good idea to have a look at some pictures in magazines and on the Internet. Have you always dreamed of a pristine white cake or do you want to break with tradition? Do you like the idea of ​​a chocolate cake or strawberry topping? Refine your search by focusing only on the specific items you would like to be incorporated into your wedding cake and a good baker will be able to come up with some ideas that tick all the boxes.

Traditionally wedding cakes were iced in white and implemented a series of steps, but nowadays there are many different ways to display your cake. In general, your cake should match the feeling of the day. If your wedding is to be a formal affair, with a long white dress and top hat and tails, then the opportunity presents itself a formal style of wedding cake. It can be very complicated or amazingly simple, as long as they give a formal air about it. It does not need to be round, square or hexagonal shapes work just as well, and it could be stacked for a more modern look or a set of columns of air through. For a less formal wedding, you can really break with tradition and embrace the unconventional. Your cake could be iced with meringue and sprinkled flower petals, you can have one big cake if the wedding is small, or you can choose pastries cakes or even be exposed on a display cake pretty.

Very often, the place itself can lend itself to some design ideas. If you get married on the beach, your cake might incorporate some shells as decoration, or if your reception will be held in a large garden, then introduce some elements of the garden such as sugar paste flowers. You can also take your ideas from wedding dresses choosing one or two colors of the bridal bouquet or bridesmaids dresses. Fresh flowers in my mind always look beautiful on top of wedding cakes, and if they emit a delicate fragrance, fine.

As for the flavor of the cake, traditionally, it is the yellow fruit or chocolate biscuit. But this is not necessarily the case. Why not have lemon, carrot or nuts, for example. The cake can also be adapted to the type of food being served. If you encounter a Moroccan feast so why not have a cake flavored with orange or ginger cake with an Asian buffet. We could also introduce different flavors through the seal. In addition to the classic buttercream frosted filling or you can opt for fruit purees, whipped cream, lemon or chocolate or chocolate fillings. The only limit is your imagination.

Have fun researching the types of wedding cakes and not be afraid to look outside the box and you'll be sure to choose a cake that will wow your guests and be a subject of discussion. Oh, and it better taste good too!

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