fresh flowers on cakes
Purple is my absolute favorite color. It’s the color of royalty and it’s my birthstone.
And had I given it much thought, I would have added purple to my wedding color scheme all those years ago. Like, maybe by having a purple wedding cake.
Just like today’s featured cake.
This lovely, muted purple cake is stunning. Read More
Ah, bundt cakes. The ubiquitous cake of the 1950s and 1960s.
They’re so retro that they’re cool again – just ask my mom. She loves to bake bundt cakes for family birthdays, complete with homemade chocolate drizzle.
Imagine having a bundt cake as your wedding cake – now that would be cool. Plus, they’re basically the original “naked” cake, with only a drizzle of frosting. Read More
I’m a big fan of fresh flowers on wedding cakes.
My own wedding cake was adorned with bunches of Black Magic roses and those dark red blooms made the white cake really pop!
Today cake goes floral in a really big way!
The three tier cake is almost taken over by bright flowers, but oddly enough it works without being “too much.” Read More
I love an over-the-top, non-traditional wedding cake just as much as the next non-traditionalist. But I also love simple wedding cakes that are both elegant and gorgeous.
Take today’s wedding cake as an example.
There isn’t a lot going on with the cake but that’s what makes it special. The ‘wow’ factor is in the cake’s simplicity.
A stark white tiered cake topped with fresh white blooms. It’s simple and beautiful and makes a statement by not being over-the-top. Read More
Strangely enough (or maybe not so strangely considering my love for all things warm and tropical) I adore flamingos.
Yes, they’re odd looking – tall, pink birds – but they make me think of warm climates like Florida. Which makes me think about summer.
So it seems only fitting that I am in love with this summer-themed cake, made complete with the addition of adorable flamingos. Read More
Naked wedding cakes are one of those wedding cake trends that I’m not sure I can fully support.
I mean, c’mon. These cakes are seriously lacking in one very important ingredient – FROSTING! But, as the saying goes, it’s what in the inside that counts.
And if you’re going to go with a naked wedding cake for your reception just make sure it has a lot of icing inside. Then I’ll be OK with it. Read More
It’s been established that I’m totally in love with the sprinkle wedding cake theme right now.
Which is really kind of weird because in reality I don’t like sprinkles on cake or cookies (or ice cream). But I love how they look on a wedding cake.
I think it has to do with the “whimsical factor” that sprinkles add to a wedding cake. Because we all know how boring some wedding cake can be. Read More
I love the idea of using fresh flowers to adorn a wedding cake – especially in the middle of spring when everything is in bloom and so pretty!
The best part about using fresh flowers is that you can pick and choose the perfect flowers to match your theme, colors, and personality.
Today’s featured cake is a simple white cake with five tiers and a gorgeous cascade of pink flowers Read More
I prefer my wedding cakes to have a lot of icing. After all, is a cake really a cake without icing?
But sometimes I find a “naked” wedding cake (sans icing) that really intrigues me.
Take for example today’s nearly naked caked that is adorned with some colorful and whimsical sprinkles. Read More
Spring is most definitely in the air this week! The windows are open, the birds are chirping, and springtime flowers are starting to peek out from the ground.
And since I’m in a spring-y mood, I just had to find a wedding cake that reflected all things spring.
Today’s cake is that cake.
This gorgeous four-tier cake would be perfect at a springtime wedding thanks to the delicate cascade of fresh blooms. Read More