Cutting the Cake

Best of Wedding Cakes

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 | Filed under: Cutting the Cake, Wedding Cakes, Wedding Trends | author: By Iwan Stoev,    

Best of Wedding CakesOn your wedding day, your reception is the place to celebrate your marriage with all of your loved ones. For many brides, months of planning also means paying attention to your health and weight to ensure you look extra ravishing on your big day. This also makes for an anticipated day of finally indulging and tasting your wedding cake. Why is a wedding cake important? How many fillings do you choose? When do you cut it? What style do you choose? To create a scrumptious cake and special cake-cutting event during your wedding reception, we’ve stirred up popular past blogs and baked you something truly special- our Best of Guide to Wedding Cakes.
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Ways to Make Cutting Your Wedding Cake a Special Moment

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 | Filed under: Cutting the Cake, Wedding Cakes, wedding ideas | author: By BLG,    

Ways to Make Cutting Your Wedding Cake a Special Moment(1)It’s the big moment at a wedding – the cutting of the cake.

With weddings being so personalized now, and so many top wedding traditions given modern spins, it’s only natural that the cake-cutting ritual also gets a personalized and modern spin. This is a moment, after all, when every guest in your wedding ballroom is looking at the two of you, ready to cut your beautiful wedding cake and feed the first bites to one another Read more…

Trends in Wedding Cake Flavors for 2014 and 2015

Friday, August 1st, 2014 | Filed under: Cutting the Cake, Wedding Cakes | author: By BLG,    

Trends in Wedding Cake Flavors for 2014 and 2015You may know the top wedding cake trends of 2014 related to how the cake looks – ruffled frosting layers, naked wedding cakes, all-white cakes – but do you know the top wedding cake flavors for 2014 and 2015?

A wedding cake has to taste wonderful, as well as being beautiful to look at, and wedding guests have very high standards for wedding cake flavors. They love the classics (a top-quality, moist vanilla cake with not-too-sweet vanilla buttercream, for instance,) but they also love to be surprised by exotic flavors and culinary combinations.

Cake bakers shop at farmer’s markets to acquire the freshest berries and other fruits for their creations, knowing that the all-important cake flavor is what makes or breaks the perfect wedding cake. Read more…

2014 Trends in Wedding Cake Toppers

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 | Filed under: Cutting the Cake, Style Alert | author: By BLG,    

Wedding cake toppers have turned into a great way for brides and grooms to personalize their wedding cake, and the current trends in wedding cake toppers give wedding couples very creative options for topping their gorgeous wedding cakes elegantly…or amusingly.

Here are the top trends in wedding cake toppers 2014:

  • Words. The cake topper is a sign, in wooden, metal, acrylic or other material letters, saying “Mr. & Mrs,” “We Do,” “Blessed,” and a top design shown on Pinterest wedding pins: “Best Day Ever.” In a separate style of cake topper, Words are displayed on paper flags stuck into the top cake layer.

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When to Cut the Wedding Cake During Your Reception

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 | Filed under: Cutting the Cake, reception planning, wedding ceremony | author: By BLG,    

For many years, weddings held in the top event venues stuck to a well-worn timeline, including the plan to stop the dancing music abruptly when it was time to wheel out the wedding cake. Guests cleared the dance floor and encircled the bride and groom for the cake-cutting ritual, and after the wedding couple exchanged bites of cake – or smashed cake in each other’s faces – the deejay or wedding band began the music again, hoping to regain and surpass the Fun Factor momentum he or she had built at the reception. The interruption in the dancing hours of the night very often brought the celebration to a screeching halt, the energy level plummeted, the dance floor never filled back up again, and guests began departing early…thinking that cutting the cake was a signal saying ‘this party is over.’ Read more…

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