Unusual wedding cakes have become more popular as the cakes are becoming much more personal. this gives you a chance to design a wedding cake that goes with your personality, the theme of the wedding, and your idea of a grand centerpiece.
The 3 hottest trends in wedding cakes are:
oPersonalization – custom designs and monograms are regularly sought after these days. Some brides even have the cake decorated to look like their wedding gown.
oBold color – you’re not limited to white and ivory any longer. Vibrant, colored cakes bursting with personality are hot, hot, hot.
oCultural traditions – Your cake can make a statement about the backgrounds the two of you bring to the marriage and the family you hope to create. Incorporating Chinese characters into the cake for a bride and groom of Chinese ancestry can be quite elegant and meaningful.
Here are some unique wedding cake ideas. But don’t take these as the final product – use them as inspiration to create your own unusual wedding cake.
oA castle featuring you and your groom as the prince and princess.
oA wedding cake composed of presents stacked in traditional tiered style.
oPut fresh flowers on top of your cake
oEdge your cake with chocolate covered strawberries.
oA cake picture frame highlighted by a frosting picture of the bride and groom.
oTiered cupcakes in the shape of a traditional wedding cake.
oTwo mascarpone swans on a frosting lake.
oTiered wedding cake with Lady and the Tramp characters as the cake topping bride and groom.
oTiered cake with each tier reminiscent of a suitcase – so you’re ready for the honeymoon.
oIf you’re going to Disneyworld on your honeymoon – a Mickey and Minnie.
Those should just be starting points for your unique cake design. after all, the whole point of the unique wedding cake is to be unique – not like everyone else. take your interests, your love, and your personalities into account when creating the perfect cake.
If you are having a wedding reception with under 150 guests, you can be more creative with your cake. Remember that the unusual shapes usually translate into smaller cakes per layer.
Also remember that there is no law that says that a wedding cake must have flowers on it. Even if you are having a more traditional cake, you can use different small objects such as sea shells for the fondant images.
Don’t be afraid to have a non-traditional flavors either. Chocolate is hot for wedding cakes right now
Unusual wedding cakes are in right now. Make the most of this fad by customizing your cake to match yourselves.