Wedding cakes are like centerpieces - bound to attract the right kind of attention on your big day! It can be quite a difficult choice to make though - do you go for something traditional or something trendy?! Here are 12 gorgeous cakes that are more than suitable for the big occasion. Take your pick, ladies!
1. The Classic Fruit Cake
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This is among the most traditional wedding cakes we’ve come across. The sponge is a spiced fruit cake. The icing is usually fondant wrapped around marzipan!
2. Zesty Lemon Cake
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A zesty lemon sponge that can be matched with a lemon curd and lemon buttercream filling! This can be sealed by fondant icing! Sounds amazing for the big day, doesn’t it? And don’t miss the cream swirls and lemon slice toppings.
3. The All-Time Favourite Chocolate Cake
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A chocoholic's dream cake! Rich chocolate sponge cake accompanied by chocolate buttercream icing inside and around the cake! Wouldn’t your guests just love that?! We’re loving the gold paint finishing on this one.
4. Smooth As Red Velvet
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Everyone's favourite celebration cake. A light and fluffy chocolate/ vanilla sponge encased in a sweet cream cheese frosting! Layer it up to get the three tier look! How gorgeous is this one?!
5. Half And Half
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If you really can't choose between vanilla and chocolate - then this is your go-to cake! Half chocolate and half vanilla sponge! Safe choice, this.
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6. Cupcakes In A Cake
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This cake has been trending for the last couple of years! Instead of going for the three-tier wedding cake, go for tiers of cupcakes! You can even mix and match the flavours!
7. Keeping Up The Tradition
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Perfect for a smaller wedding, this type of a one-tier cake is perfect for the ceremonial "cutting of the cake" when you want to serve something else for dessert! The decorative floral piece on top adds that special touch to this one.
8. Floral Fab, This
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Adding fresh flowers to your cake is a really good idea, isn’t it?! You can match the flowers with your theme and even preserve them after the date as a keepsake. This one’s so hatke!
9. Fresh Seasonal Fruit Cake
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If you want something super fresh and light, go for this cake! Ask your baker for fruits that are in season and have them as part of your cake with a whipped cream frosting. Yummers!
10. Desi Drama
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Why not match the icing of your cake to the colour of your saree/ lehenga?! Adding a little tradition into tradition - this one’s an attention grabber.
Also read: 9 AMAZING Ideas For Your Wedding Decor (No, Not Flowers!)
11. Rough Around The Edges
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Cakes are no more all about the icing - introducing the naked cake! This cake is a traditional vanilla sponge cake filled with a fruit preserve and cream - it is then left un-iced and decorated according to your theme! The perfect rustic touch...
12. A Surprise For Your Groom
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Okay, so groom's deserve a bit of fun too! This would be the perfect surprise for your hubby! Choose something he loves, like a particular sports team and get a theme cake made for him to cut! He’s going to love you all the more for this, ladies.
Published on Oct 10, 2016