Perhaps, the cutest aspect of your wedding is the wedding cake. A beautifully designed and sumptuous wedding cake can spread joy and cheer to everyone present. Those who want to do something different often choose cakes in vibrant colours or soft pastel colours. Traditionally a wedding cake signified prosperity, fertility and was a symbol for the good fortune for the newly wedded life of the couple. One can choose from a wide selection of flavours for a wedding cake like vanilla, lemon, banana, spice, walnut, almond, chocolate and tiramisu. Quite a few innovative chefs co-ordinate the flavour of the cake with the design. If it is a multi-tiered cake then the bottom layer might consist of a vanilla base while the other two may be chocolate or any other innovative flavour.
There are others who opt for designer wedding cakes that are a class apart from the rest.
Designer wedding cakes are usually customized and their designs are usually limited by the imagination and creativity of the chefs. Gone are the days when white used to be the default colour for all wedding cakes. Now one can get wedding cakes in an assortment of colours and flavours. Depending on the type of ingredients used, the icing varies. It can be butter cream, royal, fondant, meringue, fondant, marzipan, gum paste, ganache etc.
There is no end to the kind of designs which one can experiment with on a wedding cake. Some of the popular designs include a staircase or a spiral design. Wedding cakes with butterfly or fountain designs can add a dramatic element to your wedding party. Wedding cakes can also be square, rectangular, star shaped or circular in nature depending upon the choice of the buyers.
While choosing the best design for your wedding cake, you can go through some books or manuals related to the internet. Better still, one can also search the net for some beautiful images related to wedding cakes that will give you an idea of the type and quality to go for.