Choosing a Wedding Cake
The Wedding Cake tends to be one of the main focuses of the wedding reception and by choosing the right wedding cake, you can make an impressive impact on your guests. Picking a wedding cake is an important and time consuming task, With this daunting prospect in mind, let our wedding cake guide assist you on more complex issues than the taste and colour and try to make the decision a little easier for you.
Remember to find out whether any of your guests have food allergies such as gluten intolerance or nut allergies. To avoid this problem ask the wedding cake supplier to make a gluten or nut free tier of the cake.
You need to ask yourself a few questions before spending anytime looking for a wedding cake.
Firstly like many wedding items you need to buy make sure you have a budget for the wedding cake and you stick to it. How much are you willing to spend you on your wedding cake? How big does you cake need to be to accommodate all of your wedding guests?
Without the answers to the above questions you are going to find it difficult to look for a suitable size of wedding cake for your special day.
Things to Consider
A few things that you will need to consider for your wedding cake includes, size, taste, colour, filling and decoration.
The Look – In terms of the look and appearance of the cake the best places to look for inspiration are magazines, books and of course the internet.
Function – What are the reasons for having a wedding cake, if it is simply decoration for your wedding reception, the taste and how many it feeds is not important however if you have 500 guests and the cake is to be given as deserts then make sure you have enough cake to go around.
Style and Colour – Think about if you want the style and colour of the wedding cake to match the colour scheme or theme of the wedding. Think about subtle touches of colour in the decoration.
Taste – Fruit filling is tradition however there are plenty of options to choose from in terms of filling and make sure you remember to accommodate all guests with allergies.
Accessories – Make sure you have your sugar flowers, ribbons, flowers, cake toppers and candles included in your budget as your cake will not look so special without one or more of these.