Choosing your wedding cake could possibly be the best part of wedding planing. From choosing the flavour/s to the amount of tiers and decorations. There are a few things to consider when deciding on your wedding cake, like how large of a wedding cake is needed to feed the amount of guests attending the wedding.
When choosing flavours for the cake there is the choice of one flavour for the whole cake or choosing individual flavours for each tier. The most popular flavours of wedding cakes are chocolate, vanilla, red velvet, almond, fruit combinations including lemon or raspberry and spice blend cakes.
When it comes to decorating or styling your wedding cake there are a few things to consider. Trying to match you wedding cake to the theme of your wedding might be the bets way to start. Colours, flowers and detailing. If yo are having a rustic wedding a rough coated cake with either dried flowers, fruit and/or leaves. Having a rough crumb coated cake makes decorating just a little bit easier because it allows for a more imperfect and rustic feel.
If you are having more of a dreamy elegant wedding than more of a clean cut wedding, intricate wedding cake might be exactly what you need. Cakes with pearl or flower petal detailing that have more intricate work give more of a elegant look. Solid colour wedding cakes are also very sophisticated and small details can create a beautiful wedding cake.
If you are looking for more of a unique and more individual wedding dessert, there are a few options. alternatives for a wedding cake are donuts, cupcakes, cookies, cannolis, cake pops or dessert cups. Having an alternative to a wedding cake is definitely a break from tradition but has the same intended purpose, to end your wedding with a little sweet dessert shared with your loved ones and friends.