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IKAT AND FRENCH SILK RIBBON WEDDING CAKEThe spirit of a century-old French silk ribbon can be felt in every bite of the beloved cake. On top rests a spectacular bow of molded gum paste (so realistic, you'll be tempted to untie it). Afterward we painted mixed with lemon extract on the fondant in a rose design that evokes the blurry quality of an ikat weave to edible luster dust.
POTTED PLANT WEDDING CAKEContributing editor Jason Schreiber made this herb-adorned cake, which features micro marigolds, cilantro and fennel blossoms, bachelor's buttons, sweet alyssums, oregano, and pea shoots. Swiss meringue buttercream's tacky texture kept the edible blooms (purchase your own at gourmetsweetbotanicals.com) in place.
RED, WHITE, AND BLUE WEDDING CAKEThis Lafayette Grand Cafe & Bakery fromage blanc cheesecake has six tiers of berry-adorned good. The layers are flavored with black pepper, lemon zest, and vanilla bean, and sit atop an all-natural cornmeal crust.
ROSE-PIPED WEDDING CAKEThis joyful rose confection may appear couture, but just about anyone is really capable of re-creating it. Focus on a simple fondant cake. Next, print out our template of roses that are abstract, area parchment paper over it, and outline having a piping bag of royal icing. Once dry, peel the paper in the roses that are piped, and adhere the layouts to the cake using glue paste that's been blended with hot water.
CRUSHED-CANDIES WEDDING CAKEAs fun as it is to eat to make, our dazzling marmalade-sweet cake requires a little muscle—and that's about it. Purchase your favorite hard candies (these are by La Vie de La Vosgienne), put them in a substantial resealable plastic bag, get a rolling pin, and possess a blast pounding away your prewedding jitters. Then press on the glittering bits that are crushed to the sides of a buttercream cake.
ART DECO WEDDING CAKEThe designs on this particular cake hark back to another time—when sandals were strappy, music was for dancing, and jewelry took a jump to the long run. However, you do not need to know your Art Deco to admire its style that is geometric. Covered in piped dots of frosting, buttercream, and cut-fondant plaques coated with sanding sugar, it's just plain pretty, irrespective of the manner in which you slice it.
A WEDDING CAKE WITH DIFFERENT STRIPESHere, we set the thought of icing on ice, relying instead on unadorned pastel layers for graphic appeal. Coconut pound cake, tinted with gel-paste food coloring, serves as the base, while white fondant and passionfruit curd rests on top (the curd can be between each layer).
CHOCOLATE STOUT WEDDING CAKEEach layer of this chocolate nude cake by Wendy Kromer- Schell and Caitlin Brown topped with candied pecans, drizzled with chocolate and caramel ganache, and is full of buttercream. Meanwhile, the particular cake features butter, yogurt, and stout (customize yours with your chosen brew), making each bite decadently moist.
EMBROIDERED LACE AND APPLIQUED WEDDING CAKETo evoke a cool '60s dress crafted of embroidered lace blanketed with cotton floral appliques, cake designer Ron Ben-Israel created silicone forms of appliques inspired by the first fabric—no small task considering there were 25 shapes to duplicate, including dahlias, roses, and periwinkles. Sugar paste was pressed into each mold, then applied in layers to the fondant. The ivory tower that is resulting is one that both generations— yours and your mum's —will adore.
DUTCH GOLDEN AGE WEDDING CAKEInspired by the hyper- naturalistic botanical still-life paintings of Dutch artist Rachel Ruysch, circa 1685 to 1750, more than one guest is going to do a double take at the sight of the cake, which resembles a lush floral centerpiece. Custom-made sugar flowers, created by Amy DeGiulio of Sugar Flower Cake Shop in New York, were put in a bed of chocolate-fondant-covered cake, that has been place in a large gold urn. Fill the cake's layers with rosewater buttercream to call the blooming adornments of it's out.
SPRING WEDDING CAKESpringerle forms are what make this cake (an orange-chiffon confection full of mascarpone) superb. Even though the exceptional purple tint and springtime characters (bunnies, birds, and blooms) aren't too shabby, either.
WHITE ROSE WEDDING CAKEThis bloom's reputation as the most definitive love symbol in nature comes in the Greeks, who used the flower to represent the goddess Venus. White roses, especially, have come to symbolize love that was true, and purity, unity —as opposed to red roses' association with fire—which has earned them the status of Ultimate Wedding Flower. Here, New York City cake guru Sylvia Weinstock blanketed three tiers of cake in handmade, edible sugar petals to softly hark back to the form of a French croquembouche—and produce a temple to Cupid's favourite flower.
MINI CHOCOLATE-COVERED WEDDING CAKESFancy: Yes. Fussy: Not in the least. To make these miniature chocolate-covered desserts, we poured a glaze over each cake and piped on lines—and, in the instance of the cake at the center, circles—of melted white chocolate. (Perch the cakes on a wire rack so excessive glaze does not pool.) Then we lightly dragged a toothpick through the lines to generate the designs.
WHITE-CHOCOLATE PANELED WEDDING CAKEArchitectural though familiar, our white chocolate panel cake needs neither culinary gifts nor design abilities (besides those you learned in preschool). Simply purchase a buttercream cake from a pack of chocolate panels from chocolatier Christopher Norman along with a local bakery. The rest is a cakewalk: Stick panels of varying heights onto the tiers, and fill the ledges with golden raspberries or a different fruit.