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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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Rose Gold Wedding Cake

gold sprinkle cake

Right now I’m a huge fan of sprinkle wedding cakes!

I think they’re fun and whimsical and perfect for a spring or summer wedding.

And today’s cake? Well, it’s rose gold and sprinkles so it’s practically perfect.

Yes, it’s true. I love rose gold. Read More

 
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Pretty in Pink Wedding Cake

peach cake

I wasn’t always a fan of the color pink. It took becoming a mom to two girls to really bring me around to the many shades of pink.

I love seeing different pinks used in wedding cakes – and it always reminds me of the line from ‘Steel Magnolias’  when Shelby says “My colors are blush and bashful” and her mother responds with “Your colors are pink and pink.” Cracks me up every time.

Today’s cake is a light peachy-pink hue and it’s absolutely perfect for a spring or summer wedding. Read More

 
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Rainbow Wedding Cake

rainbow cake with fruit

Spring is the season of rainbows. All you need is a good rain shower and some sunshine and viola! You’ve got rainbows!

Of course spring is also the perfect season to incorporate rainbows into your wedding cake too.

I love the fun themeing of this rainbow wedding cake. Read More

 
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Naked Wedding Cake with Sprinkles

naked cake with sprinkles

I prefer my wedding cakes to have a lot of icing. After all, is a cake really a cake without icing?

But sometimes I find a “naked” wedding cake (sans icing) that really intrigues me.

Take for example today’s nearly naked caked that is adorned with some colorful and whimsical sprinkles. Read More

 
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Sprinkle Wedding Cake

sprinkle cake

Happy spring!

The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and this gorgeous cake is perfect for a spring wedding.

I’m a big fan of whimsical wedding cakes – you know, the cakes that don’t take life too seriously. After all, your wedding should be full of fun and whimsy.

And nothing says fun like a cake covered in sprinkles! Read More

 
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Wedding Cake with Crystallized Sugar Candy

rock candy cake

I’m always looking for something different and unique when it comes to wedding cakes.

Today’s cake fits that bill … and then some!

We all remember eating rock candy as kids, right? Those sticks covered in crystallized sugar that almost broke our teeth? Now as grownups maybe we’ll get a stick of rock candy with a fancy espresso – a stick of sugar to sweeten the coffee.

But what if you could have rock candy on your wedding cake? That would be amazing! And delicious. Read More

 
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Blue and White Floral Wedding Cake

blue and white cake2

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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White Cake with Cherries

white cake with cherries

Sometimes it’s nice to find a simple yet elegant wedding cake that would be perfect in any season.

Today’s cake is just that kind of cake.

I love the simplicity of the three-tiered cake adorned with Rainier cherries.

It isn’t fussy or over-the-top. It’s just pretty. And sometimes that’s all you need for a perfect wedding cake. Read More

 
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Orange Wedding Cake

orange cake

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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