How Many Wedding Cake Tiers Do You Need?

How Many Wedding Cake Tiers Do You Need?

Gone are the days where every couple intends to have a three tier wedding cake, and thank goodness for that as life would be so boring if we all made the same choices. That’s not to say that three tier wedding cakes are out; far from it. It’s just that the...
Naked and Semi-Naked Wedding Cakes

Naked and Semi-Naked Wedding Cakes

Naked wedding cakes exploded in popularity back in 2016 thanks to an Instagram post by Country Living mag, and the trend shows no signs of dying. If you search #nakedcake on Instagram there are over one million posts! What is a Naked Wedding Cake? A naked wedding cake...
Wedding Cheese Cakes from Godminster

Wedding Cheese Cakes from Godminster

Are you a cheese lover? If so, you will love the cheese from Godminster. Wedding cheese cakes are a great option if you’re considering alternatives to a traditional wedding cake. You could even have both (my idea of heaven, cheese and cake; not together...
Honouring Your Family with Your Wedding Cake

Honouring Your Family with Your Wedding Cake

A wedding, of course, is about the couple who are committing their lives to one another. However, it’s natural and quite common for families to want an involvement and say in the proceedings. If you’re looking for a heartfelt way to honour your family,...
Festive Wedding Cake Ideas

Festive Wedding Cake Ideas

Planning a wedding on a festive holiday has plenty of benefits. Your loved ones already have time off work, you have an instant theme and you’ll never forget your anniversary. However, there is also the risk of theming a wedding too much, so it becomes more...
How to Make Your Wedding Cake Sparkle

How to Make Your Wedding Cake Sparkle

It’s official – metallics are in for 2017 weddings. This hot trend is bringing on the bling, and your wedding cake is no exception. Metallics will bring a sense of occasion, excitement and elegance to your wedding day. No matter what people think of them,...
Ganache Drip Wedding Cakes

Ganache Drip Wedding Cakes

Ganache drip wedding cakes are one of the most popular new trends for the year ahead, and they are such fun. Ganache is a mixture of heavy cream and dark or white chocolate, and when it’s dripped over cakes it looks amazing. There are also ‘drip’...
Cake Ideas for a Country Garden Wedding

Cake Ideas for a Country Garden Wedding

Summer is in full swing, and what wedding theme could be more perfect for warm weather than a country garden celebration? Quintessentially English, quaint and elegant, the country garden wedding evokes imagery of tea and scones, bunting, and croquet on the lawn. But...
The Three Elements of a Fairytale Wedding Cake

The Three Elements of a Fairytale Wedding Cake

You may have already found the breathtaking wedding venue, the wow-factor dress and, of course, the love of your life, but how do you choose the perfect fairytale wedding cake to match? I believe there are three very simple key elements… Visual Impact When it...
The Advantages of Miniature Wedding Cakes

The Advantages of Miniature Wedding Cakes

Great things really can come in small packages, and that’s certainly true of wedding cakes. Miniature wedding cakes may be tiny, but they can still make a mighty impact. If you’re not quite convinced, read on – there are plenty advantages to going...
Cake Decorating and Bouquet Making Luxury Hen Parties

Cake Decorating and Bouquet Making Luxury Hen Parties

Gray’s Inn is one of London’s most fascinating hidden treasures, and the wedding venue has earned a reputation as the ideal spot for couples with a love of history to exchange their vows. Gray’s Inn has now extended its offering to provide luxurious...
Choosing a Vintage Wedding Cake

Choosing a Vintage Wedding Cake

Vintage weddings have been in vogue for quite some time now, and due to their elegance, timelessness and the enormous scope to choose décor from different eras, they look set to remain popular for many years to come. When it comes to choosing a wedding cake for a...
Simply Modern Wedding Cakes, by Lindy Smith

Simply Modern Wedding Cakes, by Lindy Smith

World-renowned cake designer and author Lindy Smith shares a truly stunning collection of over 20 wedding cake decorating projects in her new book, Simply Modern Wedding Cakes. Today’s brides are looking for modern, stylish and unique wedding cakes that are...
Getting to Know – Tiers of Happiness

Getting to Know – Tiers of Happiness

Interview with: Ilona Deakin Company Name: Tiers Of Happiness Website: www.tiersofhappiness.net Location/Coverage: Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, London What does Tiers of Happiness do? Tiers of Happiness specialises in creating bespoke cakes, mini cakes and...
Make Your Wedding Cake Beautiful on the Inside

Make Your Wedding Cake Beautiful on the Inside

Don’t let the sweet exterior (and interior) fool you; a wedding cake is a powerful thing! Your wedding cake can make an absolutely incredible centrepiece – a true showstopper that is as much a piece of art as it is a delicious treat. But for newly-weds...
5 Wedding Cake Mistakes to Avoid

5 Wedding Cake Mistakes to Avoid

Before we start talking about wedding cake mistakes, a small disclaimer: at the end of the day, there are no losers when it comes to cake. Now that we’ve got that out of the way there are a few things you can do to make sure you get your dream wedding cake...
2016 Wedding Cake Trend Predictions

2016 Wedding Cake Trend Predictions

I find that more brides are choosing their wedding cake design based on their own individual tastes, fashion style and the colour scheme of their wedding, rather than any trends. Brides are becoming more confident and are thus happy to order a wedding cake based on...
How to Choose Your Wedding Cake Designer

How to Choose Your Wedding Cake Designer

Your wedding cake is more than just a dessert – it’s the centrepiece for your big day décor. With that in mind, choosing your wedding cake designer is an important decision that requires a lot of thought, care and attention. How Will Your Cake Fit in with...
A Guide to Wedding Cake Traditions

A Guide to Wedding Cake Traditions

Traditions can be fantastic, mainly because they give you an idea of what to do. Many engaged couples find themselves overwhelmed with options, even when it comes to the running order of their wedding day. Wedding traditions serve as little guides for established...
A Cake Making Engagement Shoot

A Cake Making Engagement Shoot

Couple: Heather and Steve Photographer: HBA Photography Engagement Shoot Date: 05/04/2015 Location of Shoot: Couple’s Home Wedding Date: 20/06/2015 Why did you have an engagement shoot? “We had met Hannah and Ben at a wedding fayre and loved HBA’s...
The Pros and Cons of Wedding Cake Alternatives

The Pros and Cons of Wedding Cake Alternatives

The rise of Pinterest has seen a huge amount of wedding-related trends come and go. Arguably, the era of beautiful imagery has contributed to the rise of the baked good. Where the wedding cake was once the tall and tiered undisputed queen of the dessert table, the...
A Guide to Ordering a Bespoke Wedding Cake

A Guide to Ordering a Bespoke Wedding Cake

Ordering a bespoke wedding cake can be a very delicate process. As a bride or groom you’re not expected to be a designer – likewise, your cake designer isn’t a mind reader. This means you need to relay what’s in your head to your cake supplier...
2015 Wedding Cake Trends

2015 Wedding Cake Trends

It can be difficult to write about wedding trends. A wedding is such a personal thing, and I believe your own taste is more timeless than whatever is in fashion at the time. However, a current trend might give you the inspiration or encouragement you need to go for...
Who to Take to Your Wedding Cake Tasting

Who to Take to Your Wedding Cake Tasting

Your cake tasting is arguably the most fun wedding appointment you’ll have. Well, apart from choosing your dress, but then again, you can’t eat a wedding dress! As lovely as it is to sit around and eat cake, you still have an important decision to make....
How to Choose Your Wedding Cake

How to Choose Your Wedding Cake

A wedding cake has to taste as good as it looks, and look too good to eat. When choosing a wedding cake the most important thing is to choose a cake that really speaks to both of you and fits with your personality and taste. There is nothing better than putting your...
Getting to Know – Jessica Lauren Cakes

Getting to Know – Jessica Lauren Cakes

Interview with: Jessica Edwards Company Name: Jessica Lauren Cakes Website: www.jessicalaurencakes.co.uk Location: Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire How did Jessica Lauren Cakes get started and how long has the business been going? Once I had discovered a love for decorating...
Wedding Cakes to Cater for Dietary Requirements

Wedding Cakes to Cater for Dietary Requirements

Trying to keep everyone happy when planning your wedding can be difficult enough, without having to think about how to cater for different dietary requirements. In this article I will demystify dietary requirements when it comes to wedding cakes, and explain what to...
Which Wedding Cake Flavour Are You?

Which Wedding Cake Flavour Are You?

Choosing your wedding cake flavour can be hard. Luckily, we’ve devised a little wedding quiz to help point you in the right direction and find out which flavour is most suitable for you and your wedding. We hope you enjoy it! Our wedding is going to be… Cool,...
Pink and Mint Dessert Table Styling

Pink and Mint Dessert Table Styling

Dessert tables have become really popular for weddings in the last few years, and we love them! Who wouldn’t want a table full of delicious treats? Today we are showcasing this amazing ‘Pink and Mint’ styled wedding dessert table, put together by a...
Ombre Wedding Cakes

Ombre Wedding Cakes

Ombre is a French term meaning shaded, or the graduation of colour, and ombre is going to be a hot trend for weddings in 2014. A great way to showcase the colours used in your wedding is to have an ombre wedding cake. The soft fading effect looks so lovely on wedding...