Tips When Buying A Wedding Cake

By | October 28, 2013

In most instances, wedding cakes are multilayered and are heartily decorated with icing, beads, and other embellishments that would reflect the grandiose of the event. On the top is a small topper of a bride and groom.

Wedding cakes can go from the simplest to the most complex decorations; each has its own artistic distinctions depending on the creative juices of the baker. They should conform to the main purpose of the cake, that whatever embellishments it possess, it is still edible.

As the wedding cake is such an important part in the wedding celebration, here are some tips when buying a wedding cake:

1. Check on the length of time required to order your wedding cake.

Time is such an important factor when making wedding plans. Of course, you would not want your wedding be hurriedly done or rushed. Hence, it is important to devote an appropriate time in ordering a wedding cake. It is best to ask your favourite bakeshop on the time frame that they usually give with regards to wedding cake so that you can make early orders if it will take a long time.

2. Verify the details of the cake and its cost.

A lot of couples are so fascinated with the luscious treats that go with their wedding cake. What they do not know is that each embellishment and every twists and turns embedded in the cake has a price.  Therefore, it would be better to confirm with your baker about the cost of every decoration which you wish to add on your wedding cake.

3. Tell your baker about the details of your wedding.

In today’s modern world, weddings are not just done in the church. If you have any plans of having your wedding by the beach or any open area, it would be better to inform your baker about this.  In most cases, icings are vulnerable to environmental hazards. So, if the baker knows that your wedding will be a garden wedding or a wedding by the beach, he could make such arrangements with your cake in order to endure the environmental conditions where it will be placed.

4. You can decorate your own wedding cake if you are on a budget.

Nowadays, it is common to decorate your own wedding cake. In fact, it is a feasible idea especially to those who have a very tight budget. All you have to do is to order a plain wedding cake and buy the decorations from the retail stores.

Hence, set aside some special decisive moments when it comes to your wedding cake because there would be no better way to glamorize your wedding than to have a perfectly made wedding cake.