Ideas For a DIY Wedding Cake Design
Want to design and bake your own 3 tier wedding cake? You’re the best .. plus you will save some serious money. If you are good with baking, then why not give it a go, and save some money. For the ladies or gents who are not so keen on baking, you need to be aware of a few things before investing in a cake, here are 4 Tips When Buying a Wedding Cake.
Some wedding cakes do not require either the culinary expertise or the design skill. Just time, preparation, determination and effort. When you think about it, either you bake the 3 layers of cake or go to a good cake shop and get the three different sizes of cakes, and then stack the three cakes with quality whipped cream as well as making each layer outstanding with fancy frosting icing.
With a DIY wedding cake, you will have the freedom and budget to choose different sizes and shapes of the cake, the kind of fillings to decorate with and other wonderful cake toppers. Below is a nice summary of the ideas to your own DIY design of your dream wedding cake or when buying a wedding cake!
Now if you are still determined to make your wedding cake, the best suggestion is to make a trial one. Even if it’s just one layer, you want to try out your plan to see if the one that you have chosen can be recreated.
Bake a layer of the cake (any old cake mix will do, but you may want to go with the name brands for your wedding) and set it aside to cool. You want to make sure that the cake is completely cooled before putting any icing on it because warm cake will cause the icing to melt.
Apply the icing with a pastry spatula like you might apply spackle on a wall. Take your time to smooth out all the areas. Pretend like this is the real cake and see what it looks like. If you’re impressed (and of course, after you’re tasted it), then go ahead and get the ingredients to make an entire cake.
Here you will learn about the stacking of different wedding cake shapes and sizes, cakes types and fillings, different cake decorations from icings, natural to piping, toppers and other wedding cake essentials. Really a simple step by step guide of creating that nice wedding cake for your big day!
All that matters is that it tastes and looks good … and you will big money on the wedding cake!
Wedding cakes are a special part of the wedding, this is where the bride and groom do their first real action together as a married couple, they pull together and cut a wedding cake, although it does not seem much to the ordinary person but its significance is highly relevant!
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