Thursday, December 16, 2010

Selecting your Wedding Cake

With the many options and factors of selecting a cake which includes the shapes, sizes, style, flavor, icing selection and more it can be a little overwhelming to make a decision. Here are a few tips before you go out to the bakery. As you see above you can use your favorite blouse to create your cake!

A. Create a cake inspiration document electronically or in print from magazines, pictures online and other resources.
B. Include great pictures from other bakeries even if they are many states away, a bakery can duplicate most cakes if there is a cake that you must have.
C. Know the flavors that your bakery offers, review their flavors online and decide what your top three flavors will be that you would like to taste first then move on from there.
D. When you taste cake know what beverage will work best for you to cleanse your palette and get an accurate taste of the cakes.
E. How many guests are you planning on feeding cake to? Not everyone eats wedding cake and also keep in mind that you don’t want to run out of cake.
F. If you are planning on having assorted desserts you can have a little less cake and have the cake sliced thinner.

These are just a few tips that can help you with your decision on your wedding cake. Use the pictures enclosed to start your inspiration folder.

Your wedding cake should be a conversation piece and also function as your reception decor.