I made my daughter's wedding cake. It was a three-tier cake with sugar paste flowers that took three days of standing, baking, and decorating. When my son got married, I got smart. A grocery store bakery made three round cakes iced in white icing for $40.00. I took artificial flowers and cascaded them down the cake with a circle of small blossoms around the Bride and Groom topper. Cheap and beautiful!
I made a cake for a good friend at work for her wedding. I wanted to make a nice cake, simple, cute and most important fast. I bought a wedding cake topper. I then made a 10 inch round white cake and made almond icing to frost the cake. Then with tip 2D, I made the flowers and the bottom border. Finally I added the dove cake topper. This cake was delicious and beautiful.
We saved money on the wedding cake because we ordered a very plain cake. It was only frosted with pearl frosting edging. Then we took left over live flowers that were not used in the wedding and decorated the cake. Her cake was absolutely magnificent and so simple to do as well as money saving!
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Here are questions related to Saving Money on a Wedding Cake.
I'm doing a wedding cake in about 2 weeks, and I'm looking for good, sturdy cakes that will travel well. I need a marble cake recipe, a chocolate cake recipe, and a vanilla or white cake recipe.
I have to drive to Palm Springs, and I know sometimes cakes have a tendency to crack so I would prefer if I could keep them from doing so. I will have backups just in case, but if anybody can help me I would so appreciate it.
Hey, I've always had great luck using Duncan Hines cake mix. People rave about the flavor and don't even know it's a mix. I've very rarely had trouble with cracking. Perhaps you're baking your cakes too long and they crack. The best way to deliver a cake is in tiers and put together on site. Be sure to use dowels for extra support.
I am interested in finding a supplier for wedding cake topper plastic bases (the thing the bride and groom stand on) and background plastic hearts at a cheap price. Can anyone here recommend a site that I could visit for these items, or even a retail store close-by that carries them?