In Ancient Rome, there was a tradition to bake a cake from barley or wheat and then break it over the bride’s head as a symbolic gesture of good fortune. The tradition of the wedding cake can be traced that far in time. There was a tradition in medieval England as well, where a tower of spiced buns was placed between the couple and the bride and groom had to kiss each other properly overcoming the tower of bread, it was said that if they do this, they would experience a prosperous marriage.
Since than cakes have been a symbol of prosperity in a wedding just like wedding cards. Cakes of exotic flavors and amazing garnishing are cut in the middle of the ceremony. There are a lot of flavors of cakes available. So make sure to pick one good flavor for your wedding.
There are a lot of permutation and combinations if you want to talk about the type of wedding cake. Let’s tell you how it works.
- Shapes of cake
The shape of the cake is an interesting choice to make. Well, there are a lot of shapes of cakes but let me provide you the best of them.
Round cakes: These cakes are just simple and elegant way to put in front of your guests.
Square Cakes: From the beginning, the wedding cakes used to be round, these cakes gives a modern touch with a subtle of style
Scalloped: The traditional style of baking a big cake.
Topsy-Turvy: The funkiest cake shape you can dream of.
Chiffon: A Very light and fluffy cake, which is made up of oil.
Sponge: It is tougher and is better to stack layers of cakes.
Fruitcake: A cake made of dried and candied fruit possessing sponge cake’s toughness.
Chocolate: Another sponge cake with real melted Belgian Chocolate and vanilla.
Cheese Cake: If you don’t want a traditional cake, try a cheesecake with a base of Biscuit and a lot of baked vanilla cheese as toppings.
The cake is decorated in different styles:
Some icing with sugar paste and some edible pearls make the garnishing tasty.
Adding fruits or edible gems also provide a beautiful texture.
Natural fruits and flowers are also included.
On the top of a three-story cake stands a small couple in a perfect wedding dress holding hand is a cute way to accomplish a good topper, even better with a picture of the couple on the top.
So here are the different types of things which you can use to create your perfect wedding cake.