Category: Wedding Cakes

Wedding Cake Alternatives
12 Dec 2016

12 Wedding Cake Alternatives – When Cutting The Cake Doesn’t Cut It

Today, weddings are less about tradition and more about the personal preferences of the couple. This is your day, it’s about your love, and you are sharing it with the people that are most special to you. So, it is ...

Wedding Cakes from Western Europe
5 Dec 2013

Traditional Wedding Cakes from Western Europe

You and I might think that deviating from the traditional wedding cake means ordering a hundred chocolate cupcakes instead of having a three-tiered fruitcake iced in white fondant, but the truth is that the British ...

How to Decorate a Wedding Cake
22 Nov 2013

How to Decorate a Wedding Cake Yourself

While the movies will have you believe that wedding cakes are lavish three-tiered affairs big enough to fit several humans inside of, the reality is that wedding cakes have become a little more humble of late. Most ...

Wedding Cakes from Scandinavia
1 Nov 2013

Wonderful Wedding Cakes from Scandinavia

Wedding Cakes from Scandinavia - The Scandinavian countries have some absolutely lovely wedding traditions and they also have some interesting traditions when it comes to their wedding cakes. These cakes all make those ...

Madame Cupcake & Gifts
13 Sep 2013

Madame Cupcake & Gifts for your Wedding Cake in the Eastern Cape

Two things are for sure – Nikita from Madame Cupcake & Gifts loves baking & pretty things! She would love to bake cupcakes and occasion cakes for your big day. Her options are endless from traditional, ...

Frosted Fancies
22 May 2013

Frosted Fancies for your Wedding Cake in Gauteng

Looking for a wedding cake for your Gauteng wedding? Then look no further because Karin from Frosted Fancies loves baking cake! And she creates beautifully stylish cakes that taste as good as they look. Wedding cakes ...

Cutting The Cake
28 Feb 2013

Cutting the Cake

Let’s be honest…the most any of us know about wedding cakes is that there is always one displayed somewhere at weddings. If you’re planning a wedding, you have no doubt already given the cake at least some vague ...

naked-cake
25 Jun 2012

The Naked Wedding Cake

Maybe it's a sign of the financial slump (or the second global financial crisis, as it's now being labelled) that accounts for the appearance of the bare wedding cake –  a cake without icing. It's being touted as ...

cheese-tower
16 Apr 2012

7 Alternatives to Wedding Cake

Wedding cakes are expensive. Unless your mother's making it. But do you really want the marzipaned fruitcake, or is it simply convention that is forcing your hand? Rather than agonise over where to find a baker that ...

liselott-01
12 Mar 2012

Liselott’s Cakes for your Wedding Cake in Cape Town

A lot of people want a wedding cake that is different to everyone else and is there to impress and wow their guests. At Liselotts we believe in designing new cakes for each individual person to their tastes, style and ...

wedding-cake
6 Mar 2012

What Is Your Wedding Cake Flavour?

One of the many highlights of a wedding is the cutting of the cake, I particularly enjoy this moments - perhaps it because I have a sweet tooth. I remember going to weddings as a young girl and being given a chunk of ...

cake-inspirations-01
31 Jan 2012

Cake Inspirations – For Your Cape Town Wedding

Cake Inspirations is a Pinelands-based cake business that offers its clients a range of cakes and cupcakes for your wedding or special occasion in the Cape Town and surrounds. "The wedding cakes I offer can range from a ...

cute-cake-topper
25 Jan 2012

Unique Wedding Toppers For Your cake

Before I saw these little numbers on The Bride With a Blog (aren't they cute?) I confess to having something of an antipathy to toppers for the wedding cake. Most of what served as reference included plastic versions ...

grooms-cake
26 Oct 2011

The Groom’s Cake

Here's a hot trend for 2012 about which I knew nothing. The tradition hails from the American south when, during the Colonial and Victorian times, the wedding cake was considered too 'light' for the taste of men, hence ...

Creative Cakepops
18 Aug 2011

Creative Cakepops – an alternative to cupcakes and the wedding cake

I came across these super-cute, über-pretty "cakepops" whilst hunting around on Facebook for inspiration for a friends wedding and felt I just had to share these with you! According to the Facebook Page, Cakepops are ...

Wedding Cake Traditions
15 Aug 2011

That takes the Cake – Wedding Cake Traditions

Remember your mother's wedding (okay, maybe you weren't there, but she must have told you all the juicy details)? Particularly the bit about saving the top tier of the cake. That's just one tradition about wedding ...

Cupcake Indulgence
10 Aug 2011

Cupcake Indulgence – for your KwaZulu Natal Wedding

Michelle from Cupcake Indulgence specialises in creating beautiful and unique cupcakes for weddings and other special occasions. Every cake is designed to suit the personality and style of the individual and made with ...

heart-shaped-cookies
10 Aug 2011

Heart-shaped Biscuits

What about heart-shaped biscuits with a message of love and happiness on them? Homemade biscuits cut into heart shapes with a gorgeous glazed icing on top and powder like icing with the basic effect of a zoo-biscuit in ...

Charleys Bakery - Wedding Cakes
14 Jun 2011

The Best Cakes in Cape Town – We Heart Charly’s Bakery

Lonely Planet Travel Guide instructs its readers not to leave Cape Town with stopping in at Charly's Bakery to taste one of their cupcakes and brides move their weddings to Cape Town so they can have a Charly's Wedding ...

Wedding cupcakes
6 Jun 2011

We Heart Wedding Cupcakes

We seriously ♥ Wedding Cupcakes! They are not only pretty but if you have a talented baker in your family you can save bundles of cash by making these yourselves (and have lots of fun "practising" long before the ...