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5 hot wedding cake trends

5 Hot Wedding Cake Trends

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Magnolia Bakery — credited with starting the cupcake craze back in the ’90s — recently announced that they’re (finally!) delving into the world of tiered wedding cakes. The gorgeous cakes will be available at their bakeries in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, and the designs hit upon all of the top wedding cake trends right now. Check them out, and let us know your favorite!

Textured Ombré
Ombré has become so popular in the past few years; adding texture to the cake as well gives it a whole new dimension.


ombre wedding cake



pressed dots wedding cake



sparkle ombre wedding cake


Accent Tier
Adding a pattern — from rosettes to pearls to metallic leaf — on just one tier instantly gives your cake more visual interest.


rosette wedding cake



strung pearls wedding cake



gold leaf wedding cake



swiped pearls wedding cake


New Height
Make your cake stand taller by separating your tiers with florals or even a cake stand.


floral pillar wedding cake



cake stand wedding cake


Extreme Texture
Over-the-top flourishes and intricate piping turn your cake into a work of art.


ruffled wedding cake



floral wedding cake



cornelli lace wedding cake


The frosting is intentionally not smoothed to perfection, while the piping adds a professional touch.


chocolate paisley wedding cake


Trust us, this perfectly unfinished look is harder to achieve than you’d think:


homespun wedding cake


Not a fan of frosting? Skip it! “Naked cakes” are especially great for summer weddings.


naked wedding cake


Tell us: Which cake is your favorite?

—Kristen Klein

Edible Art of the Day – Tuesday February 4, 2014

I submitted another cake, and have already been featured again!!! This time with my very first baby bum baby shower cake. 

So very excited and proud of myself :)

“Ten little toes, one little bum; Look out mama, here I come!”

"ten little toes, one little bum, look out mama, here I come"

“ten little toes, one little bum, look out mama, here I come”

What’s in your wedding cake

When you begin planning your big day, its hard to comprehend just how much everything does in fact cost. Budgets are created and ways to save often becomes the theme. I watched a segment from a morning show the other day on wedding trends for 2014. A comment that was made really didn’t sit well with me. They showed a clip from “Father of the Bride” where Continue reading