For couples who want to break away with the tradition of a classical wedding cake but still want to have a glamorous reception and keep the ritual of cutting the cake, serving a variety of single tiered cakes instead of just one is a stylish option. An impressive dessert bar with a variety of flavours and designs will delight your guests and you can choose between mouth-watering chocolate cakes, meringue, red velvet, or classical fruit cakes decorated with fondant, or butter cream ruffles.
A single tier cake is much more convenient for intimate wedding receptions with a small number of people, but in case that you are worried that all of your guests won't have the chance to taste it, you can make a cake buffet and also serve some tasty cupcakes decorated in the same style.
If you want to serve the perfect cake for your informal rustic themed wedding reception, think of a bare wedding cake decorated with fresh berries and powdered sugar! We just adore bright colours and the natural flavours of a homemade cake! To finish off the look, add a stylish wooden topper with your names engraved.
Ombre cakes in shades of pink are very trendy at the moment and you can choose between making a red velvet cake with gradient filling and plain white icing, or use any flavour and decorate the cake with scrumptious ombre icing swirls made from tasty buttercream. If you are into making fun DIY decorations, you can adorn your cake with colourful pom poms, crushed candies, flower petals or ribbons.
Lace patterns are also very popular and you can craft them from any type of icing. Fondant is very playful and you can create various forms and textures with it, but you can also cut out a paper pattern and sprinkle powder sugar to make gorgeous shapes.
If you are worried that a single tiered cake will not look impressive on photographs, just decorate it with a fabulous topper and place it on a beautiful cake stand. Imagine a simple white cake decorated with a bunch of pink roses! The combination of pink and white is very romantic and sophisticated which is ideal for vintage themed weddings or elegant high tea receptions.
However, if you want to impress your guests with a modern cake, think bright colours or minimalistic design. Make sure that your wedding cake stands out and matches the theme you have chosen for your reception. Sometimes a small detail such as a statement cake topper can make the difference. Our key advice is to make it personal, so think of something that symbolises your relationship.
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