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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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Doughnut Wedding Cake

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Sometimes you just want doughnuts, right?

So why not serve a wedding cake made completely out of doughnuts? That is something your guests will absolutely not expect.

I love the idea of a totally non-traditional wedding cake like this.

It would be especially cool if you were hosting a brunch-style reception or if you were going for a totally non-traditional type of reception. Read More

 
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White Wedding Cake with Pink Flowers

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Winter is really REALLY here. Which means it is the perfect time to start dreaming about beautiful spring flowers!

Today’s cake is perfect for floral daydreaming, don’t you think?

I absolutely love the gorgeous pink roses – they make the cake almost too pretty to cut. Almost. Read More

 
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Comic Book Wedding Cake

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Happy New Year!

Since we’re just a few days into 2016 it seemed like a good time to ease into the week … especially for those of you who might have been enjoying time off for the last week (or two).

So today’s cake is all about fun – check out the superhero wedding cake!

Now granted, they’re mixing Marvel and DC Comics which might be a big superhero no-no, but we don’t care. This cake is COOL! Read More

 
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Rainbow Cake

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As we move deeper and deeper into the dreary, gray months of winter it’s always nice to showcase a cheery and bright wedding cake.

Take this lovely rainbow cake. I love the elegant yet whimsical take on using rainbow colors to decorate the cake.

The cascade of rainbow candy from the champagne glass is so much fun. Read More

 
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Dark Chocolate Wedding Cake

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Chocolate cakes as wedding cakes is a trend I can completely support.

I love the idea of serving up something nontraditional – like this dark chocolate wedding cake.

It’s so dramatic and unexpected which makes it perfect!

Of course a cake like this would be great at a winter wedding when it’s cold outside. Read More

 
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Green Wedding Cake with Sugar Flowers

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Since we’re inching closer and closer to Christmas it seemed like a good time to feature a green wedding cake.

Today’s cake is a five-tier creation and it is elegant and gorgeous and it would be incredible at a black-tie reception.

While I’m not a huge fan of the color green, this cake grabbed my attention thanks to its unique hue. It’s more lime green than evergreen but the addition of the sugar hydrangeas makes it perfect. Read More

 
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Winter Wedding Cake

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Even though it is December that doesn’t mean you have to forgo the fresh flowers on your wedding cake!

There are so many lovely ways to embellish your winter wedding cake and today’s cake might be a new favorite.

I love the simplicity of this cake. The two tiers feature simple but seasonal icing in both white and chocolate (an added bonus for chocolate fans). Read More

 
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Modern Gold and Black Wedding Cake

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Sometimes it’s fun to break from tradition and think outside the cake box, especially if you’re looking for a fun and modern twist for your wedding cake.

Take today’s cake for example.

It has several modern details that make it the perfect cake for your ultra chic and modern wedding reception.

The three-tier cake uses black ribbon to accentuate the tiers, while some fancy detail work makes the bottom tier stand out. Read More

 
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Naked Chocolate Wedding Cake

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I have a confession to make – I love Oreo cookies.

Which is probably why I had to choose today’s wedding cake to showcase. It looks like a stack of Oreos. OK, well it looks like a stack of Oreos to me.

I’ll also confess that I’m not a huge fan of naked wedding cakes. I’m too much of a frosting fan to purposely eat a cake that lacks frosting.

However, this naked dark chocolate cake is really stunning because of its lack of frosting. The white icing peeking out between the tiers adds just the right amount of drama to this cake. Read More

 
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Wedding Cake and Cupcakes

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While wedding cupcakes are still a trend some brides really want to stick with tradition and have that wedding cake. But what if you could do both?

That’s right – let them eat cake AND cupcakes!

I love the idea of keeping the traditional wedding cake as part of the reception – it is easier to cut a slice of cake than it is to share a cupcake with your new spouse. Read More

 
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