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Vintage Wedding Cake Decorations

Ornate designs and white chocolate ribbons can add a taste of nostalgia

Wedding Cake Ideas

Show off your personality in the cake selection

Ideas for a Wedding Cake

If you want something different than a traditional tiered and flowered wedding cake, think way outside the box

Time-Saving Tips for Wedding Cake Serving

Prepare a sheet cake for the guests

Under the Sea Wedding Cake Ideas

From pirate themes to seashells and pearls

How to Determine Wedding Cake Size

Figure out how much cake you'll need with simple formulas.

How To Have a Champagne and Cake Wedding Reception

Let your guests have cake (and champagne!) while you have a budget-friendly reception

How to Decorate a White Wedding Cake

Follow these steps, from fondant through fresh flowers

How to Design a Groom's Table for a Wedding

Make the groom feel special, too, with an area that's specially devoted to him

Wow Wedding Guests with Custom Cake Toppers

Add a special personalized detail to the top of your wedding cake

How to Preserve the Top Layer of a Wedding Cake

Keep freezer burn at bay with these tips on preserving your wedding cake

Designing Your Own Wedding Cake

Creating your own unique cake is simple with these basic tips

Vegan Wedding Cakes

Your wedding menu can still include a great cake

Wedding Cake Topper Ideas

They're the finishing touch that adds a dash of personality.

Ideas for a Cupcake Wedding Cake

This versatile and scrumptious option is well worth considering if you want something different

How to Write a Wedding Cake Contract

To get the cake you want, be very specific and get it all in writing.

Unusual Wedding Tower Cake Ideas

The sky's the limit when it comes to unconventional alternatives to the traditional wedding cake

Wedding Songs for Cutting the Cake

While you're posing, you can be serious or have fun with the music

Buttercream, Cream Cheese, Fondant: A Guide to Frosting

Provide a sweet finish to your wedding cake

How to Decorate a Wedding Cake Using Artificial Flowers

Silk flowers will stay bright long after their fresh counterparts are wilted.

Decorating Wedding Cakes

Decorating your own wedding cake takes practice, but you'll have the satisfaction of making your cake your own.

How to Decorate a Wedding Cake With Ribbon

Ribbons can be made from edible and food-safe products.

History of the Wedding Cake Charms Tradition

Delight your guests with little surprises that might foretell the future

Ideas for a Wedding Rehearsal Cake

Use the opportunity to explore different designs, flavors and colors

Wedding Cake Appointment Prep

Be prepared with interview questions for your wedding cake baker

How to Arrange Fresh Flowers on a Wedding Cake

Keep food safety in mind as you choose flowers and other materials.

Bridal Shower Cake Ideas

Have fun with a bridal shower cake perfect for the bride-to-be

How to Decorate a Wedding Cake with Fresh Flowers

Take a cake from simple to "wow!" with fresh flower decorations.

How Much Do Wedding Cakes Cost?

Factors such as decorating details and special flavors drive the price per slice up.

Italian Wedding Desserts

Offer an Italian dessert to finish off your wedding feast

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wedding cake with brown ribbon and blue flowers

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Wedding cakes may date back to the Roman Empire, but it doesn't mean your cake has to be trapped in tradition. Carrot cake is a great choice for health-conscious brides. If you're getting married outside, think twice about mousse-filled cakes that need cooling. Or how about a chocolate cake?

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Wedding Glossary


A secondary cake to the traditional wedding cake. Often masculine in design, reflective of the groom's interests or hobbies, and traditionally chocolate.

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