Over the years wedding cake has gotten a bad reputation as being dry and tasteless. Sometimes beautiful cakes take so long to make, they don’t taste as great as couples expect. We sat down with our friends at Russell Morin Catering and Events to learn about dessert trends for weddings. What we learned… what delicious!
Wedding cakes are pretty much the sweetest part of a wedding. Couples all over the country are reimagining the concept of a wedding cake, taking it from simple dessert to a main focal point of their reception. Executing these cake dreams requires skilled bakers and cake designers like Marc Solidary of Confectionery Designs. We interviewed Mark to get his insider take on tips, trends, and key-takeaways. Plus, we really wanted to see some amazing baked goods. <3
I. Love. Wedding Cake. I love it! I love seeing couples gorgeous designs, I love finding out what flavors they chose; I love all of the sweet sugary goodness. The only sad part of a wedding cake is it’s gone so quickly! A cut, 2 slices, more cutting and more slices and it’s just a faint memory. No more. Until…..
Who doesn’t love donuts? Soft, sweet, and delicious they are the ultimate easy eat sweet. Weddings are the perfect opportunity to take you love of a unique food item to a whole new level with creative uses for the food. Escort cards, cake toppers, there is a usage for every food, sweet or salty. Our favorite 14 ways to used donuts at your wedding reception are below. #8 is pretty fantastic!
Our 5 favorite interactive sweet stations for a winter wedding from a hot chocolate bar to a make your own frost cupcake. Sweet doesn’t begin to describe the deliciousness we are imagining. Continue reading
What’s more perfectly fall than a pumpkin? The cheerful orange is a perky pick-me-up and it’s shape is playful and fun. Whether you’re thinking of cinderella’s carriage or a pumpkin spice latte, pumpkins are a girls second best friend. They can be used for virtually every aspect of wedding day decor from the ceremony to the reception. Go traditional and make special carved lanterns, or try something new and hand your ring bearer a pumpkin pillow! However you use pumpkins in your big day, it’s sure to add a cheerful playful feel to the festivities.
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As soon as guests walk into the reception space, they’re looking for 3 things. First, the happy couple, second the bar, and third, the cake. Everyone wants to see the design, guess the flavors, maybe taste a bit… it’s an entertainment pieces and an edible one at that! Since the cake is a focal point, why not give it some attention with a beautifully set cake table.
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Texture is for more than fabrics, it’s for food! These beautiful cakes are enough to make every dessert lover swoon. Which one do you like best?
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Are you a cake person? Maybe not so much? If the thought of eating (and paying for) a giant wedding cake makes you less than pleased, choose another desert to serve to your happy guests. Maybe some pie, donuts, even parfaits! The donut cake is one of our favorites!
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White and navy anchors and rope, what does that sound like? Nautical cakes!!