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Tips for Selecting a Modern Wedding Cake
When it comes to your wedding, a modern wedding cake can be as elegant as a traditional one. Gone are the days of mandatory multi-tiered white cakes. Why limit yourself? Your wedding cake should be a beautiful work of confectioner’s art. After all, its design and detail will live in wedding cakes pictures , as well as the memories of friends and family.
Although essential, there’s more to consider than just good taste. Exotic flavors, textures and shapes can add romance and reflect your sophistication and sense of style. Bakers are more than prepared to create modern wedding cakes with only your imagination limiting you.
Wedding Cake Flavor
Some of the most popular cake batters include chocolate, lemon and golden. But pound cake, carrot cake and other specialties are increasingly popular. Tradition is white cake with a filling, but with more modern wedding cakes, you can have red velvet, pound cake and even cheesecake.
Adding to your wedding cakes pictures opportunities; Fillings can range from fruit like raspberry or lemon to liqueur-based flavors like Amaretto or Frangelico. White chocolate also is used extensively. And if you can’t decide on a single flavor, consider a different one for each tier.
Although there are many icing options, the two most popular are butter cream and fondant. Butter cream is smooth, creamy and easily dyed to match your wedding colors. Fondant is made of flavored corn syrup and gelatin, but it’s draped over a cake instead of being smoothly applied with a knife. The result is a shiny, porcelain-like surface that’s easily decorated. More modern wedding cakes are beginning to color the butter cream and fondant to match their color or theme. See wedding cakes pictures for more ideas.
It’s important to remember that not everyone has the same tastes you do. For example, your fiance's suggested hazelnut cake with Drambuie-based icing and fresh mango slices could turn off a lot of people. As a result, some couples tend to shade toward the conservative. That doesn’t mean, however, that you should suppress your tastes and personalities. It’s just polite to consider who else will enjoy your cake with you.
Wedding Cake Design
You need to know how many guests will attend because this figure determines the size of your cake and whether additional ones will be necessary. Bakers often base their charges on a per-slice basis. If you plan a reception for 100 people and the cake price is $2 a slice, your cost will be at least $200. Some reception...