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Modern Wedding Cakes

 

The term “modern wedding cake” may mean different things to different people. Here at A Wedding Cake Blog, we take the term to mean anything with a contemporary feel; a cake that eschews the traditional white on white, piped and buttercreamed and trimmed with swags or roses. Modern may refer to a bold use of color, or a contemporary decor or shape. It may also refer to choosing something other than the grand, traditional tiered cake – a cake of macarons, for instance, or an assortment of individual cakes. Modern means that you are updating the tradition: perhaps you aren’t entirely throwing it out. You’re just giving it a breath of fresh air.

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Green Wedding Cake with Floral Cascade

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This week we’re thinking about all things green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day!

And while it isn’t easy being green when you’re talking about wedding cakes, it is quite pretty.

Also, you can’t get more “spring-y” than green. That’s one of the things we love most about spring – everything is turning green!

Today’s cake takes a unique turn with the color green as it’s more of a lime green than a “grassy green.” Read More

 
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Blue and White Floral Wedding Cake

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Today is the second day of March, which means we are daydreaming about springtime and flowers and warmer weather.

However, it is also currently snowing outside so we are also thinking about snow and ice and cold – all the wintry things that look like the colors of this cake.

We love this gorgeous cake. The three tiers each feature a different shade of blue and it gives it an elegant ombre look. Read More

 
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Green Wedding Cake with a Pink Flower

green cake with flower

I’m all about thinking spring right now!

Sure it’s been a mild winter here in the Midwest but with a potential snowstorm in tonight’s forecast I’ve decided that I’m done with winter and just want to focus on spring.

And spring means all things green! It’s the one time of year that I really, really like the color green.

Green grass. Green leaves. Shamrock Shakes. You know, all things spring. Read More

 
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Red and White Wedding Cake

red and white cake

Red and white is one of my favorite color combinations. There is such a stark contrast between the two colors, I just can’t get enough of red and white.

Take today’s featured cake – featuring bright white icing and bright red fondant ribbons – it’s elegant and simple and quite perfect. Read More

 
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Orange Wedding Cake

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It might be the middle of winter but that won’t matter when you check out this bright orange wedding cake!

This brightly hued cake will boost your spirits immediately and bring a smile to your guests’ faces. And really, who expects to see an orange wedding cake at a reception? No one, that’s who. Read More

 
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Naked Wedding Cake with Fresh Flowers

naked cake with flower

We’re still daydreaming about spring even if winter is still hanging on and sending more cold temperatures our way.

And one of the things we love most about spring is the arrival of gorgeous flowers.

Of course we also love fresh flowers on wedding cakes, like the blooms on today’s naked wedding cake. Who needs icing when you have flowers, right? Read More

 
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White and Pink Cake with Cascading Flowers

white cake with pink flower cascade

The groundhog has spoken and we’re in for an early spring this year!

So it only seems appropriate to start dreaming about springtime wedding cakes covered in lovely, bright colored blooms.

I love fresh flowers on wedding cakes – it is the perfect way to make a statement with your cake without being too over-the-top. Read More

 
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Cheerful Rainbow Wedding Cake

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Happy February! We’re thismuch closer to spring now!

And we’re thinking warm and cheery thoughts today with this fun rainbow wedding cake.

Who needs a plain ol’ white wedding cake when you can add sprinkles for some fun and whimsy? Read More

 
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Love Cake Topper

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All you need is love.

And all your wedding cake needs is this script ‘love’ cake topper.

It’s simple and elegant and says it all with just one word.

I love this cake topper because it is so simple and yet it would work on just about any cake design you choose. Read More

 
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Wedding Cake with Spring Flowers

cake with peach flowers

It seems like a good time to start dreaming about springtime wedding cakes adorned with gorgeous blooms.

Never-ending winter weather will do that to a girl, ya know?

I’m loving this wedding cakes thanks to its simple elegance and charm. Read More

 
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