No wedding is complete without some lace embellishments. Sure, brides are now opting for wedding gowns with cleaner lines and very little lace and decoration themes at weddings are also undergoing a sea change and becoming sleeker with no frivolity like lace. However, nothing is more classic and quintessentially "weddingy" than a cake decorated with lace.
Anyone who has attended a baking course in college would know that assembling and frosting a buttercream cake is one of the basic skills a baker is supposed to master. For those who are just learning to use buttercream in their cake recipes, it's important you do this the right way.
It was an unquestionable wedding tradition that when the couple has to cut the wedding cake, the music will suddenly be stopped and the wedding cake will be ceremoniously wheeled out. The guests that are shaking a leg on the dance step back in Red Sea style, to make way for the high point of the evening.
If you have delegated the task of cutting your birthday cake to someone else, it's crucial they know exactly what size you want the serving to be and the manner in which it has to be cut. If it's your wedding cake that has to be cut, it’s but obvious that someone else will be tackling that job (in most instances it's the caterer).
A wedding is incomplete without a wedding cake. No matter how much money you want to spend or save, a wedding should have at least one cake that the newlyweds can cut to celebrate their union. Unfortunately, the traditional multi-tiered cake that's pictured above can burn a nasty hole in your pocket and cost well over a couple of thousand dollars. Now, if your wedding budget doesn't permit this, you don't need to worry. There are cakes out there that would fit every budget and taste. All you need to do is look and plan. At Ganache Patisserie, we've put together this brief guide.
Just like French fashion, French wedding cakes are effortlessly elegant and chic and look glamorous and beautiful all at once. Traditionally, most French weddings are capped off with the sensuous croquembouche. However, the world is evolving and so are people's preferences and apart from croquembouches, you will find a number of decorated wedding cakes that become stunning centrepieces too. Here are some popular French wedding cakes.