Cake

Cake: Cupcakes or Wedding Cake

Cupcakes are a terrific alternative to the more traditional wedding cake. With individual cupcakes it’s easy to present several flavors for the guests to choose from. Because lets face it, people are picky, and with cupcakes you can offer a wide variety! You can find cupcake liners and wrappers in just about any type of
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Cake: Top 10 Wedding Cake Trends

1. Flavored Cakes. Believe it or not, but chocolate cake is becoming more popular than the traditional white or yellow cake. Other popular flavors include carrot, coconut, mocha, tiramisu, lemon, strawberry, red velvet, and cheesecake. 2. Frostings infused with unusual flavors like amaretto, champagne, hazelnut, Kahlua, mocha, rum, strawberry cream, etc. 3. Frostings with a
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Budget: 10 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Cake

1. Consider purchasing your cake from a non-commercial baker who works out of his or her home. 2. Consider buying your cake from a culinary school. If students are baking and decorating wedding cakes as part of their curriculum, you may be able to get a really great deal on a cake. 3. Keep decorations
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Advice: Glossary of Wedding Cake Terms

Basketweave – A piping technique that features interwoven vertical and horizontal lines made to resemble a wicker basket. Buttercream – A smooth, creamy icing that stays soft. It can be in any color and flavor. Also makes a good filling. As the name suggests, buttercream contains a lot of butter, so it melts easily in
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Cake: The Wedding Cake

The cake has been a special part of wedding celebrations since the Roman era. The original wedding cakes were made of wheat flour, salt and water and made into loaves. The loaves were then broken over the bride’s head at the end of the ceremony to bestow good luck and fertility to the newlyweds. Guests
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Cake: Wedding Cake – Do’s and Dont’s

Your wedding cake is a figure of beauty and deliciousness. You want your cake to stand out to your guests not just the aesthetics of the cake but the taste as well. It’s easy for you and your honey to get caught up in all the latest trends and want a little bit of everything
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Cake: Fall Wedding Cakes

Fall is arguably a bride’s favorite time of the year to get married. The color palette that nature provides this time of year is simply exquisite. Autumn weddings often have a more relaxed and laid back look compared to their often all-out spring counterparts. A trend for this year’s fall bride is the simple wedding
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Cake: Tips for Selecting a Wedding Cake

Choosing a wedding cake can be a very time consuming process. There are countless options to choose from, and many popular styles to consider. To find the right wedding cake, you could go from bakery to bakery looking at pictures and examples of cakes and spend hours and hours searching to find the one that
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Cake: Cupcake Tower Ideas

Cupcake towers are becoming more and more popular for weddings.  They are often a cost saving choice for brides and grooms on a budget and allow the bride and groom to offer something for everyone. Also for couples who are opting to do it themselves rather than pay a professional, an error simply means eating
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Cake: Wedding Cake Shapes and Styles

Cakes come in all different shapes and sizes so how do you decide which one is right for you? Luckily we’ve decided to explore into the world of cake shapes and fill you in on what to know about what size to choose. Round Probably the most common shape of a wedding cake and the
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