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Crystal Ballroom at Sunset Harbor

Planning the Wedding Cake

Wedding Cake

Regardless of the design or number of tiers, your wedding cake should be iconic. It should be a masterful piece of art that conveys your theme and personality. Since your wedding cake is such an important part of your wedding day, it requires planning. These tips should help you plan for the perfect wedding cake.

Wedding Cake Designers

Your wedding cake is a task for a professional. Cake designers are artists. This master baker must also be able to sculpt fondant like Michelangelo did marble. When investing so much energy into the perfection of one day, never risk the art on a pedestal to an amateur. You could spend countless hours reviewing google or you could choose a preferred cake designer that has a trusted relationship with your wedding venue. Hiring vendors through your venue can save you time and ensure you moments receive the finest.

Wedding Cake

Choosing the Details

The sweetest part of planning is tasting the wedding cake. Scheduling a tasting gives you an opportunity to consult with a professional cake designer and sample a variety of cake flavors and fillings. You might choose different flavors and fillings for each layer. The best cake designers will be able to customize your cake on the inside and the out. Once you choose the flavors and fillings, you can begin to shape your vision for the design. Envision your wedding theme, colors, invitations, centerpieces and wedding dress. Imagine all of the details of your wedding day in a cake. Working with a professional cake artist will help you build the number of tiers you desire and sculpt your wedding cake to match your design.

Wedding Cake

Designing the Wedding Cake

The design of your wedding cake will begin as sketches and photographs of different elements of your wedding theme. You will need to make a decision about the shape of your cake. Decide whether you want a square, rectangle or circle. Before you go too far with design, you need to scale the masterpiece. Consider your guest count and how much cake you will require. Additional tiers can always be created with dummy tiers. A professional cake designer should have models for you to manipulate during your consultation. This gives you an idea of the size and shape.

Season and Theme

The season and theme can make a few decisions about your wedding cake. Beauty and the Beast might be topped with the enchanted rose, while your spring garden fantasy might be adorned with fruit and colorful blooms of the season. Allowing the season or your chosen theme to design your cake will make the planning process a little easier. Every season has its blooms and colors that can be incorporated into the cake design. Themes can also make the cake interesting and fun.

Ordering the Wedding Cake

If you have found your chosen baker, order early. The best bakers usually fill their calendar quickly. According to a very talented local baker, he was forced to decline The Weekend’s request for a birthday cake. The most talented bakers stay so busy that they cannot even accommodate last minute requests from celebrities. The amount of labor that goes into creating a cake limits the number of clients they are able to serve. You should secure your wedding cake with a deposit sooner than later.

Crystal Ballroom at Sunset Harbor

Crystal Ballroom at Sunset Harbor

Crystal Ballroom at Sunset Harbor creates fairy tale celebrations in a ballroom designed just for you. Bring imagination to Crystal Ballroom and meet the preferred cake designers. Create a wedding cake from fantasy with a professional cake artist, and design your entire ceremony space and reception ballroom with Crystal Ballroom designers. Walk the red carpet to the dream wedding that awaits you at this beautiful destination wedding venue.


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