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Wedding cake: tips and beautiful inspirations to help you choose

When you think about the magical universe of the wedding, where many dreams come to life, the iconic wedding cake immediately comes to mind, which, in addition to sweetening the party, is also part of the decoration and serves as a backdrop for the bride and groom’s toast. for that photo with the godmothers and godparents, which will be revisited many times later.

Fortunately, there are a plethora of wedding cake options, with a wide variety of sizes, shapes, colors, styles and flavors, which makes choosing the ideal cake a delicate task. Don’t despair, because to help you do it in the best possible way and to live this moment with the tranquility and pleasure it deserves, we have prepared some very delicious tips, I mean, precious for you.

5 most traditional cake formats for weddings

In this gastronomic universe with countless options, where the wedding cake can be round, square, built on several floors, in several layers, with fondant, with whipped cream, naked, among many others, we have selected some of the most traditionally requested formats at weddings.

1. Two-tiered cake

They are usually smaller cakes and, therefore, are often requested for the celebration of civil marriage, when it is held on a different date than the wedding ceremony.

2. Square cake

The square cake can have one, two or more floors and can convey an idea of ​​modernity, due to its lines and angles. When done on multiple floors, there’s nothing to stop each floor getting its own decor.

3. Red and white cake

It is recommended that the shade of red, the color of passion, is chosen taking into account the other colors in your wedding decor palette.

4. Cake with whipped cream

Can be decorated in a variety of ways, the cake with whipped cream is a delicate and delicious option.

5. Naked cake

The naked cake combines very well with the rusticity of weddings held in the countryside or on the beach and is a perfect option for those looking to convey the idea of ​​simplicity. There are several ways to decorate it, but the main ones are with flowers, giving a romantic touch to the ceremony, and with fruits, which bring an air of freshness and tropicality.

With two floors, square, with whipped cream, naked, red and white… each one is so beautiful and so inspiring that you even want to choose one of each, right?

What to consider when choosing the cake?

To choose the perfect cake for your moment, it is important that you take into account some aspects of the wedding: what is the style of the bride and groom and the decoration, what will be the number of guests, where and when will it be held, what will be served and whether there will be a table of sweets; as well as what is the budget foreseen for the preparation of the cake.

With this information in hand, it will be easier to define the sizing of the size and some essential aspects of the cake. However, chef Bruna Vendrametto, a specialist in haute cuisine, emphasizes that “the main thing is that the cake has the face of the bride and groom”.

How to choose the filling for the cake?

The tip for choosing the right filling for the cake (and the dough itself) is that you taste several flavors, among the cake options you want, and assertively choose the flavor that most pleases you and the groom.

The most loved fillings

Among the sea of ​​flavors that we have at our disposal, indecision is easy to hit, isn’t it?! The options for mild flavors are the main requests, but the beloved flavors of brigadeiro and beijinho, combined with fruits, for example, are also very successful.

Chef Bruna Vendrametto reveals that the most requested flavors are the classics with white pasta, with the following fillings:

Walnut filling: it is a very versatile option, as it can be combined with several other fillings, such as brigadeiro, for example.

Girl baba filling: the most requested filling, it is a light option for daytime weddings.

Pineapple Filling: It is usually a very wet and cold filling.

Plum filling: combined with dulce de leche or with kiss, it’s delicious.

If you are in doubt between flavors, you can choose to have a cake table at the party, where the bride and groom can choose a flavor for each cake.

The chef also explains that the calculation of the amount of cake is approximately 100 grams per guest, which is equivalent to more or less a slice of cake.

More wedding cakes to inspire you

This field of wedding cakes is so vast, so full of ideas and creativity, that we’ve brought you a few more cake options to help you get inspired in your choice.

A white two-story cake is no mistake

Look at this cake that conveys delicacy and freshness

And this one full of glamor and style

Flowers are a great option to decorate your cake.

This one is for the romantic brides

And this one for those who love tiffany blue

How much delicacy fits in a cake?

The two or more tier cake is ideal for lush weddings

What about this cake decorated with flowers?

How about the Ruffled cake?

What would you write on your Chalkboard Cake?

Finally, a passionate naked cake

And there are many other cake options for you: with lace and/or edible pearls, French (croquembouche), drip cake, geometric, marbled and so on… When in doubt, we reinforce, you can make a table with several cakes. .

Anyway, did you see just how many cool tips and how there are cool cake options for you to be inspired and choose the one that best fits your style, that of your groom and your wedding? Enjoy yourself…

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