Cakes have been an important centrepiece at a wedding, but why? The wedding cake as we know it today was originally made of small wheat cakes. These were broken over the head of the bride to bestow fertility and send good luck for her future. This is one wedding cake tradition, that thankfully for the bride with her glamorous hair style is no longer practised. The cutting of the cake at one time was meant to be done only by the bride, and was symbolic of her upcoming loss of virginity. But today this involves the groom as well and sharing the first bite together symbolises the wedded couple’s promises to share a life together.
These cakes come in all shapes and sizes and are dependent on the amount of guests attending the reception. Many people make sure their wedding cake fits in with their wedding theme or colour scheme.
Vintage Wedding Cakes
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This very grand wedding cake is perfect for any vintage themed wedding. The beautiful detail, lace design and ivory colours on the cake are perfect for any vintage colour scheme, especially if in a stately venue.
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This vintage afternoon tea party inspired cake is very cute. I love the mini bunting around the bottom and the colour scheme. The little teacup on top makes this cake extra special.
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We absolutely love this wedding cake made by the guys at Choccywoccydoodah. It is perfect for a couple looking for a both vintage and quirky wedding cake.
Princess Wedding Cakes
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What bride doesn’t want to feel like a princess on their wedding day? This princess themed cake is perfect for any couple wanting to create the fairytale themed wedding
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This fairytale themed wedding cake has a more vintage colour scheme. I love the edible coloured flowers and princess castle on top.
Chocolate Wedding Cakes
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This beautiful cake is perfect for all you chocolate fans out there. The contrast of purples and the rich dark brown make this cake both unique and impressive.
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If you just can’t decide on white or brown why not have half and half? This awesome cake has it all with it’s delicious looking chocolate half with cute strawberries covered in chocolate made to look like a suit. On the other half it looks like a lacey wedding dress.
We hope you have plenty of inspiration!