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Organic Wedding Cakes Part II

If an organic-themed wedding is in your future, the cake can certainly exude that style. With small fresh touches and a clean canvas from which to work, a light and lush dessert can be the centerpiece to your naturally beautiful affair. Start with three tiers. The top and bottom are naked, while the middle is covered in fondant. Add a small brush of edible gold color and the placement of two small sprigs of greenery to make this design dynamic and divine. via Diana McGregor This petite two-tier cake features an immaculate white floral design. It’s topped with a delicate white flower, and a sprinkling of leaves around the stand present a pop of rich color. via Blaine Siesser A three-tier cake features clean swipes of buttercream and…

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Trendy Naked Wedding Cakes Part III

There are so many options to explore when it comes to naked wedding cakes. Not only does the garnish shine but so do the layers, which are normally hidden under frosting. Using berries is a great way to add a pop of color. In this cake, the baker incorporated blackberries into the layers, as well as the garnish. Chocolate cake layers with flavored buttercream show tiny peeks of blackberries nestled in between. The top tier of the cake is slimmer and the tops of each tier are covered in blackberries, blueberries and figs – perfect for fall! via ALLAN ZEPEDA Who needs frosting when you have flowers? This two-tier cake features dark layers and light buttercream but the stunning additions make it truly captivating. A dripping of golden…

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Beautiful Fresh Flowers on Wedding Cakes

With the popularity of shops like Etsy and inspirational sources like Pinterest, there have never been more unique and personalized wedding cake toppers available. Although fun and quirky, never underestimate or overlook the classic and beautiful quality a fresh set of flowers can have on your wedding cake. And if you’re looking to save on the design of your cake, a bunch of bold flowers is an easy solution. This three tier cake ordinarily would be plain and run-of-the-mill with its white fondant-covered layers. However, the design goes from simple to smashing with a myriad of color cascading down the creation. With a trendy ombre-like quality, the flowers transcend from light purple, to hearty red, to orange, to pale pink and finally, white for an artistic take on…

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Modern Wedding Cakes from Hey There Cupcake

Wedding cakes are like a blank canvas; there are more than a million different designs, ideas, and shapes each one can take. Hey There Cupcake has a knack for creating modern, minimalist creations that are subtle, yet completely striking in sophistication. Modern doesn’t have to mean weird or abstract. A modern wedding cake can still include traditional elements with a 21st century feel. Some unique inclusions for today’s cake designs include slender layers as opposed to wider ones, darker colored tiers versus the traditional white and textures and designs that take risks. This two-tier cake features tall slim layers, covered in dark fondant. The edge is dressed with gold-leaf and adorned with small rosettes in green, coral and white. The contrast between the bright, dark and metallic tones…

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Pretty in Pink – Glam in Gold Wedding Cakes

Gold has been a huge hit with wedding day designs as of late and pink has forever been a favorite hue among those girly girls out there. A great way to marry both colors is by designing a wedding cake that is both regal and sophisticated but sweet and charming; something a pink and gold color combination can accomplish beautifully. Flowers on a cake are timeless touches. This cake has four tiers, all of varying heights. The three white tiers have small pearl accents scattered about and the smallest layer is dusted entirely of gold. Gorgeous pink sugar flowers adorn the bottom and top layers with dusted gold leaves. This is elegance at its best. For a more intricate, ornate confection, try using five tall layers completely covered…

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Black and White Wedding Cake Ideas

Your wedding colors will be black and white. Many times when brides select these colors they stick to a more traditional three tier wedding cake. We suggest that you carry the theme to the cake and get one that is black and white also. If you are unsure how this may look, we have a few examples to show to share. You can have two tiers, three tiers, four tiers, circular or another geometric shape. You could have flowers or not. It is entirely up to you. The only constant is that it will be black and white. First, let’s look at the cake that is three tiers and have the flowers at the top on the side. You could select the floral color to match your bridal party if…

Macaroons on Wedding Cakes

The newest trend in bridal desserts is definitely macaroons. They can be served separately or as a tower to resemble a wedding cake. They are used to accompany the wedding cake or replace it. But there are so many ways that they are being used and we have a few examples. via Annie McElwain Photography  via Robert and Kathleen Photographers The cream design is spectacular. It is actually six layers of goodness. It is so beautiful with the various sizes of each part. It could definitely stand up against a wedding cake. via Cake Coquette The other examples are just as varied. They are small and large circles. As you can see, they can be decorated just like a wedding cake. via Sweet Element  via Heavenly Cakes If you…

Lovely Wedding Cake Ideas

All wedding cakes are not alike. You don’t have to select for a typical white cake. It can be circular or squares. It’s up to you. We have many examples that you hope will inspire you to think outside of the box. Look at the purple cake. It is so beautiful. You could have a cake that matches the color scheme of your wedding. The turquoise cake is different and unique. Don’t limit your choices. Be creative and design a cake that will be the center of attention. Remember, wedding cakes are no longer just circular and white. All cakes by Confectioneiress…

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