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?
As much as I enjoy the occasional non-traditional wedding cake, for me it’s all about going back to the basics.
A simple white wedding cake.
I love white wedding cakes in part because they are a great canvas for whatever you might want to add.
This time of year – late fall – I love seeing gorgeous white cakes adorned with fresh flowers in dark hues. Black Magic Roses, Gerbera daisies in dark red, anything that is dramatic! Read More
As we inch closer and closer to Halloween I love finding cakes that fit in the season!
Today’s naked chocolate cake is perfect for fall (and even a Halloween-themed reception).
I’m normally not a huge fan of “naked” cakes – I love icing too much to serve a cake that is seriously lacking in that department.
But this cake is too pretty to dislike! I love the dark chocolate cake and the hint of light pink icing peeking out from between the tiers. Read More
Once again we’re talking about chocolate! I can’t help myself – with all the Halloween candy at the stores my brain immediately thinks “chocolate.”
I think chocolate cakes are perfect for fall and winter weddings – they’re dark and decadent and seem to fit in with the colors and themes at this time of the year.
A chocolate cake in the summer would just be too much. But in the fall, when it’s cold and blustery outside, it’s perfect. Read More
The temperatures are turning cooler. Everyone is busting out sweaters. The leaves are falling.
It’s pretty much the most wonderful time of year.
And if you’re planning a fall wedding there are so many amazing ways to incorporate fall into your reception.
Take today’s wedding cake as an example. This tree-inspired cake would be perfect at your fall wedding, especially if you’re hosting a rustic party. Read More
It’s finally here! Today is the first official day of fall.
And despite the on-going warmer temperatures, the leaves are starting to change and the nights are getting cooler.
Which means it’s time to talk about wedding cakes that are inspired by fall – especially those inspired by fall colors.
Just like today’s wedding cake. Read More
This week is the week! Fall officially begins on Wednesday!
Which means…we’re going to be talking a lot about fall wedding cakes.
Today seems like a good day to start that conversation. And this simple yet elegant wedding cake is the perfect cake to officially kick off fall a few days early! Read More
I woke up this morning to very chilly fall-like temperatures and the reality that fall really is just around the corner.
So what better time to start talking about fall wedding cake, right?
I love the idea of having a rustic fall wedding – especially if it’s still warm enough outside to host an outdoor reception.
Which brings me to today’s wedding cake – it’s very rustic but also elegant, which isn’t an easy combination to pull off. Read More
So now that we’ve “officially” said goodbye to summer, it’s time to start thinking about fall.
More specifically it’s time to start thinking about ideas for fall wedding cakes.
Now I’m not normally a fan of the color orange – it’s just one of those colors that rarely wows me. Plus most orange cakes end up looking like pumpkins, which is OK if that’s the look you’re going for. Read More
It’s no secret that I love cake. Especially wedding cake.
There’s just something extra special about wedding cake that makes it taste better than your average every day cake.
So how amazing would it be if you could serve your guests their own wedding cake?
I’m not talking about a slice of cake – I’m talking about miniature wedding cakes. One for every guest. Read More