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Simple Wedding Cakes

 

Sometimes simple says it best. You might choose a simple wedding cake because you prefer a minimalist approach, or because you like you like to stick with the basics when it comes to cake, or even because you are interested in showcasing a particularly fancy flower or cake topper, simple wedding cakes never go out of style. The basic, stacked, white wedding cake, frosted in a smooth coating of buttercream or covered in a snowy blanket of fondant, may hide beautiful flavors and colors beneath its exterior – the best of both worlds. Or maybe you and your groom prefer the traditional “white cake, white frosting” approach – or “chocolate cake, chocolate frosting” – after all, simple doesn’t necessarily mean traditional. On the other hand, a simple cake may be the perfect way to showcase a special caketopper or flower that has personal meaning for you. A topper that shows your style or a hobby that you and future hubby share becomes all the more visible when it doesn’t need to compete with a fancy cake. Maybe you have a family heirloom that can nestle atop your cake. Alternatively, some dazzling orchids or floppy peonies may be all the statement that you need to make. A simple cake need not be boring, after all.

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White Candy Wedding Cake

white candy cake

I have a serious sweet tooth and will admittedly eat just about any candy except for black licorice.

And so when I saw today’s wedding cake all decked out in different types of white candy I just had to share it with you!

We’ve showcased cakes here before that were embellished with jelly beans and other candies, but this all-white wedding cake is perfection. Read More

 
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Rose Wedding Cake

white cake with red rose

Sometimes the simplest wedding cakes are the ones that stop you in your tracks.

That just about sums up today’s wedding cake. It’s pretty. And simple. And elegant.

And it is adorned by one very lovely rose but it doesn’t need anything else.

I love wedding cakes with fresh flowers – and usually that means a lot of fresh flowers. Read More

 
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White Wedding Cake with Red Roses

rose cake

Everything is coming up roses!

OK, there aren’t any real roses blooming around here yet, but I’m a total pushover when it comes to roses. They’re easily my favorite flower – for weddings, for Valentine’s Day, just because.

Hand me a rose and I’m a pile of mush.

Give me a wedding cake topped with roses – real or not – and I’m an instant fan.

And this cake is gorgeous. It’s almost beyond gorgeous – if there was a word for that. Read More

 
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Wedding Cake with Yellow Roses

yellow sage cake

As I walked a very long trail at the park today I was surrounded by thousands of blooming trees, plants, flowers, and probably some weeds too.

It’s been sunny and a little warm and combined with the rain earlier in the week everything is blooming!

Sure this means a lot of pollen but it also means I’m dreaming about wedding cakes with gorgeous flowers. Yes, I do dream about wedding cakes. Don’t you? Read More

 
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White Wedding Cake with Fresh Flowers

calla lillies

Things are still all a bloom around here thanks to a nice combination of April showers and warm, sunny days.

Which means I’m still looking for wedding cakes adorned with fresh flowers because they’re absolutely perfect for spring weddings.

This four-tier square wedding cake is elegant and simple and has a fresh feel about it.

The square tiers give the cake a modern feel, while the pearl icing embellishments add just the right amount of elegance.

And you can’t go wrong with fresh cattleyas for a floral addition.

Of course if you aren’t a fan of that flower you can always adorn your cake with a flower that matches your bouquet – giving your wedding cake an extra personal touch.

You can find this spring floral wedding cake here.

 
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Blackberry Wedding Cake

blackberry cake

I’ve recently decided that I need to eat more fruit and fresh berries are currently on the top of my list of must-have snacks.

So, when I saw today’s wedding cake I just knew I had to share it with you because it looks delicious and it would be perfect for a spring or summer wedding.

This two-tier blackberry wedding cake is absolutely stunning thanks to the blackberries surrounding each tier. Read More

 
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Ocean Inspired Wedding Cake

ocean cake

As we slowly inch closer and closer to summer it means we’re getting that much closer to beach season too.

And that means beach weddings and wedding cakes the remind us of the beach.

Like today’s wedding cake. It’s a subtle reminder of the things we love most about the beach – the surf and the sand. Read More

 
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Wedding Cake with Sugar Flowers

gumpaste flowers

Spring is in the air which means it is the perfect time to start sharing gorgeous spring-inspired wedding cakes.

Today’s cake is lovely and spring-y and adorned with flower petals. Sugar flower petals to be exact.

And we all know sugar flowers are better than real flowers because you can eat them. Read More

 
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Spring Wedding Cake

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It’s the first day of April and spring is in the air and that’s no joke!

As I look outside I’m spying buds on the trees and tulips popping out of the ground and I’m convinced that the warmer weather is here to stay.

Which means I just had to find a gorgeous wedding cake today with springtime flowers!

This cake is that perfect springtime confection. Read More

 
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Strawberry Wedding Cake

strawberry naked cake

One of my favorite summertime fruits is the strawberry! They’re sweet and perfect and can be used in so many ways, even on a wedding cake!

I love strawberry shortcake and today’s naked wedding cake reminds of that sweet treat.

This wedding cake was created with pound cake (of course!) and layers of mascarpone cream and strawberries. I think it might be my new favorite spring or summer wedding cake. Read More

 
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