Everybody must love wedding cakes – except them who want to loose their weight. Despite its delicious and sweet taste, wedding cakes are also designed and garnished beautifully. Even sometimes we may feel so pity to eat it.
The main function of wedding cake itself is actually for decoration rather than as dishes. So, you need to wait until the party is over to taste it.
Anyway, there are of course so many ideas how to make the cake is beautifully displayed. If you want to make the cake for wedding yourself, some tips and tricks below may help you.
One of the most important things is regarding the outer layer. Even nobody care about its taste as long as they only need to see it, not eat it. So, what you should pay attention is regarding the outer.
There are two main options commonly available, it is by using fondant or buttercream. If you think you don’t have enough experience to decorate a cake, it seems layering using fondant is more recommended.
The making process of fondant is quite difficult. You need to have appropriate ingredients and temperature. But as there are now many ready-to-use fondant available in the bakery shop and market, it is like you don’t have to be puzzled with it.
If above explain the use of fondant as the outer layer, you can also use it for another smart idea.
How about using fondant as sticker? It is like by sticking fondant with certain shapes on the cake. If the fondant for layer and fondant for sticker have different color, it can simply look lovelier.
Wedding Cake Toppers
Okay, another simple idea is by using topper. If you think the whole appearance of cake is not attractive enough, make sure that the topper is unique. So, it can gain more attention.
You should not worry about it, there are many unique, romantic or funny toppers which are available in the stores.
Just pick one out of them which is really necessary to your wedding theme.
Almost all wedding theme and idea need flowers as the decorations. You can also use it as your wedding cake garnish.
If you want the flowers become edible, buttercream and chocolate can be a good idea. Is it difficult for you to make? You can buy edible flower ornaments in the stores. They can be from other small cakes, frozen chocolate and even jelly.
Meanwhile, it is okay to have non-edible flowers, they can be real flowers or the plastic ones.
Displaying a wedding cake with lighting is a smart idea. The lighting can be put on around, above, under or inside the cake.
Even if your cake is simple enough, it can easily look more luxurious with the presence of lighting.