The Wedding Cake
Couples have the freedom to select their flavor of choice with many choosing alternating layers to tempt the palate. Carrot, hazelnut, orange and mocha are among the favorites of todayís bakeries.
Be sure to select a professional baker that specializes in wedding cakes. Ask to see their wedding cake portfolio. Be sure to sample flavors you are interested in. The bakery should be reserved four months in advance.
Todayís cakes are true works of art. Cakes can be adorned in real flowers depicting designs in the bridal bouquet. You will need to decide if you prefer to decorate your wedding cake with real blooms or sugar flowers and whether you will have a cake topper. Be sure to place your order for your wedding cake six to eight weeks before the wedding day.
Special Note - Donít forget to save your top wedding cake tier for the first anniversary together. The preservation methods are very good today, the cake even a year later, should still be flavorful as long as it is packed securely. Ask the bakery for preservation tips.