The wedding cake is the centerpiece of the cake cutting ceremony and the food item most looked forward to by a majority guests. Wedding cakes come in all shapes and sizes. You could opt for the 7-tier buttercream cake covered in all white icing with fondant flowers and traditional cake topper. Or maybe you want a topsy-turvy cake that features your wedding colors with a modern cake topper. The options are endless from the filling (buttercream, red velvet, devil's food) to the shape and size. Don't forget about the groom's cake too!
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A carefully-made culinary masterpiece is often the centerpiece of a wedding reception. Whether it's a rich fondant wedding cake or a sweet buttercream cake, GigSalad will connect you with local wedding cake designers and bakers to create the perfect cake for special day.
When searching out the perfect cake decorator or designer, be sure to check out their previous creations to decide if their style matches your own. Next up is the fun part - cake tasting! You'll want to find a cake that tastes as good as it looks. Do you want a rich, moist white cake or a mouth-watering velvety cake? Schedule a tasting with a few bakers to find a flavor that suits your taste. Next step! Match the design of the cake to the theme of the wedding. Make sure the designer you choose has the necessary skills. Look at pictures of their previous cake designs. As always in wedding planning, make sure the price is within your event budget. Wedding cake is often priced $1-$15 per slice. Consider the number of guests you will have in attendance. If you want a fancy cake, but can't afford one big enough to feed all your guests settle for a smaller cake that looks and tastes like the cake of your dreams and get a sheet cake(s) to take care of your dessert-hungry guests! In addition to the wedding cake, consider getting a groom's cake. This cake is common these days and is usually in the shape of one of your hubby's passions: a football stadium, a fishing hole, or golf course, for example.