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Unconventional Wedding Cakes

 

In today’s wedding world, it seems that most wedding cakes are unconventional. It’s almost unconventional to have a white on white wedding cake! But in an unconventional wedding cake might refer to the design, the topper, or the flavors featured. Regarding design, one popular unconventional style today is the topsy turvy, asymmetrical design. Stacked cake layers give the illusion that the cake could spill over any minute, when in fact, the cake is balanced and level. Unconventional toppers are another way that a couple may make their cake unique. The couple who loves Angry Birds, for instance, can feature the adorable characters perched atop their cake. Can’t last a minute without your cell phone? There’s a wedding topper for that, too. Prefer Goth to Victorian? No problem. A talented baker can help you realize your dream cake. But you might opt for traditional design and toppers, and still find ways to be unconventional with flavors – even savory alternatives to wedding cakes, like “cakes” made of wheels of cheese, or layers of savory meet pies, might stand in for a conventional cake. So, express yourselves! In cake! And send us pictures.

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Elegant Gray Wedding Cake

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When you think about the perfect color scheme for a wedding cake, does gray often pop into your mind? No?

Well, it probably should.

I’m not talking about boring, dreary gray like the skies during a springtime rainstorm.

Nope. I’m talking about light gray accented with other colors including white and pink. Read More

 
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Wedding Cake with Bows

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There’s just something about bows. I love ’em, especially when they’re used to adorn cakes.

A wedding cake with a bow has the perfect mix of elegance and whimsy that takes it to another level. A cake can never be “too formal” when it has a bow.

And if your baker can create a bow that has similarities to your wedding dress? Well, that’s just about perfect. Read More

 
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Colorful Spring Wedding Cake

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Spring is in the air and it’s the perfect time to showcase another vivid and colorful springtime cake!

While a traditional white wedding cake is always nice, I love to find wedding cakes that aren’t afraid to show off a lot of bright colors.

Brightly colored cakes are so happy and festive and perfect for the happiest day ever.

Today’s cake features three tiers with white icing, separated by gorgeous teal blue ribbons. Read More

 
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Miniature Gold and White Wedding Cakes

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While I’m all for having a big (or small-ish) wedding cake on your big day there’s something to be said for serving everyone their own mini wedding cake.

These gold and white miniature wedding cakes are more than just a glorified cupcake.

They’re actually tiered cakes – three tiers in total and they’re downright gorgeous! Read More

 
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Lace Wedding Cake

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I love the idea of using lace as an inspiration for your wedding cake.

After all, you might incorporate antique or heirloom lace with your dress or veil and you could include it on your cake too!

Today’s cake features a gorgeous design inspired by vintage battenberg lace, giving the cake a modern yet classic look. Read More

 
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Pink Wedding Cake

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While I’ll always love a simple white wedding cake, sometimes you have to think outside the cake box and consider a brightly colored wedding cake.

Take today’s cake as an example.

This gorgeous pink wedding cake is following the naked wedding cake trend with a pop of color. Read More

 
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Simple, Rustic Wedding Cake

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As much as I love flower-covered wedding cakes or cakes with colorful embellishments, sometimes it’s really nice to see a simple yet elegant cake.

Take today’s wedding cake – it’s a lovely four-tier cake with gorgeous cream cheese icing and nothing else. Read More

 
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Naked Carrot Cake

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It’s been a while since we talked about an unfrosted wedding cake.

The “naked” cake trend seems to still be going strong, and even though I prefer a cake with a lot more icing, today’s naked cake is a perfect confection for your spring wedding. Read More

 
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Spring Wedding Cake

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Spring has officially (finally) sprung!

The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and to celebrate all things spring, it seemed appropriate to showcase a lovely floral cake today.

I love this idea of this featured cake, because it also includes gorgeous cupcakes with pretty pink frosting and flowers! Read More

 
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Blue Wedding Cake with Fresh Flowers

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Today’s featured cake is one of those “wow!” cakes. As in, I said “wow!” as soon as I saw it.

If that’s not a showstopper, I don’t know what is.

This cake is almost over-the-top. It’s just teetering on the edge of “too much” but as a whole, it just works. Read More

 
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