Circle Wedding Cakes
Think of a traditional wedding cake, and chances are, you will immediately envision a tiered white cake with round layers. Round, or circle, wedding cakes are the standard for tradition. Whether the layers are separated by columns, or rest one upon another, it is safe to say that the majority of tiered cakes favor layers that are round in shape. In recent years, bakers have added interest to the otherwise traditional (and sometimes unexciting) profile of a round cake by stacking layers that are very similar in size, or by varying the height of various layers. But regardless of the size and height, circle wedding cakes are here to stay. And what could be more appropriate to signify and celebrate unending love, than the circle?
It’s that time of year again – when I am finally over summer and just want it to be fall.
I need cooler temperatures, warm sweaters, and pumpkin spice everything. A chocolate cake would be nice too!
I love the idea of having a chocolate cake as your wedding cake. It’s so non-traditional – even if I keep seeing it mentioned on wedding websites. Read More
I’ll be the first to admit that pink wasn’t “my color” for the longest time. In fact, I avoided the color pink, even when planning my own wedding years ago.
But now I can actually tolerate the color pink and even love it sometimes.
Like today. When I find a gorgeous pink wedding cake that is subtle and elegant and practically perfect in its pink-ness. Read More
I don’t know about you but I’m still glued to the television every night watching the 2016 Summer Olympics.
I’m cheering on Team USA every night (although I will admit to rooting for Usain Bolt the other night!).
And since we are winning a whole lotta gold medals in Rio, I wanted to find a gold wedding cake to keep with the Olympic theme. Read More
One of my favorite things about mid-to-late summer is the abundance of fresh fruit at my local market. Peaches, plums, cherries, berries, and more.
And I can’t think of a better way to showcase all those gorgeous fruits than on a lovely white wedding cake!
People don’t often think about using fresh fruits as an embellishment on a cake, but it really is genius. Read More
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been glued to the television every night watching Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games.
So that got me thinking about red, white, and blue wedding cakes – of course! – so my mission today was to find a patriotic-themed cake in honor of Team USA.
I think this cake fits that bill! 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’m back with another lace-inspired wedding cake because I honestly just can’t get enough!
Today’s cake is one that I could stare at for hours, it’s so gorgeous.
The lace effect on this cake was painstakingly created by creating dozens of tiny sugar blossoms and then arranging them in a trail on the cake. Imagine the time it took – this cake is really too pretty to eat! Read More
Happy Fourth of July!
While I hope you’re enjoying a family cookout and lots of fireworks, it seemed only appropriate to showcase a patriotic red, white, and blue wedding cake today!
I love the abstract look of this cake. It’s modern and fun with that all-American vibe thrown in for the holiday. 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