When it comes to summer weddings, it calls for a light, airy cake that has both playfulness and elegance-depending on the formality of your event. While options are endless, we have listed some summer wedding cake ideas that will hopefully inspire you into creating your own little masterpiece.
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If winter weddings whisper traditional white cake with sugary snowflakes, then summer shouts seasonal berries and fruits. Instead of usual butter cream filling, consider a fresh raspberry filling or a lemon cake with blackberry filling. If chocolate cake is your final decision but still want a season inspired taste, try it with chocolate cherry ganache.
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If yours is a beach themed wedding or maybe nearby one, coral wedding cake is just perfect for you. It is an elegant and creative way to tie the seaside into your summer wedding cake.
Summer Wedding Flowers
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Flowers can go a long way in tying the summer theme to your wedding cake. Ask your baker to create sugar versions of your wedding day flowers. While rose is a popular bloom used for summer wedding cakes, small sunflowers painted along your cake using an edible dye is a great way to add summertime flair to your cake.
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Just like flowers- butterflies, birds and other elements made out of sugar, chocolate or gum paste will help you give the same seasonal effect. Alternatively, summer themed cake toppers can also be used.
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Cupcake towers are a contemporary alternative to the traditional wedding cake, and serves as an interesting wedding table centerpiece. Put your spin on the tower by making it playful and experimenting with seasonal colors. Make sure to mix and match various flavors so that there is something for everyone. Bring the summer motif by adding a real flower or a fondant starfish. For more alternative wedding cake ideas click here.