Tips from the Pros: Wedding Cake Trends for Summer

The following is a guest blog post by Zucchero Pâtisserie, fabulous cake designers in Wales, UK. Enjoy!

The world of the modern wedding cake can be something of a shallow place. From vast, extravagant confectionary masterpieces to exquisite little cupcakes; an awful lot of time and energy is spent on making sure your cake looks absolutely incredible.

With so much importance placed on appearance, is it any wonder that taste is so frequently side-lined? Well, no more, 2012 is the year to start paying attention to flavour. Continue reading

Cupcakes, Mini Cakes & Pies, Oh My!

Looking for a unique (and yummy!) wedding cake alternative that won’t break the budget? Consider cupcakes, mini cakes or pies — not only are the flavor possibilities essentially endless, but they’re the perfect convenient size for your guests to grab themselves.

Cupcakes have really stepped into the spotlight this last year or so, showing brides and grooms that elaborate, expensive wedding cakes are becoming a thing of the past. Continue reading

Exciting New Wedding Cake Topper Accessory: A Mini Veil

Our lovely Weddingstar designers have created a tiny tulle veil that’s just oh-so sweet and is sure to add an element of elegance to your fabulous wedding cake topper.

Your wedding cake is one of those details your guests just can’t wait to see, so try to make the most of it with special details like this that will help make the impressive dessert all your own. Continue reading

A Sneak Peek at What’s New for 2012!

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The Cupcake – Mouthwatering Morsels of Magic

malteaser cupcakes Content Warning: This post may not be suitable for all viewers. Anyone hungry should not continue reading – we cannot be held accountable for any side effects.

More or less on impulse I have decided to feature cupcakes. I blame the impending holidays, the baking to-do list that has been floating around in the back of my mind for the past few weeks and the boxes of cupcakes that mysteriously began to appear around here.

I figure you won’t mind, after all – cupcakes are fabulous! Just look at that picture. Do I really even need to say more?

Oh don’t worry though, I certainly will!

Just in case you need convincing of the merits of cupcakes I’ll elaborate to my hearts content.

You see, cupcakes are an incredibly popular alternative to the traditional wedding cake for a plethora of tasty reasons! Continue reading