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Wedding Cake 101: A beginner bride's guide to understanding frosting, flavors and embellishments

Wedding Cake 101: A beginner bride's guide to understanding frosting, flavors and embellishments

Cream cheese frosting or fondant? Classic vanilla cake or coffee with salted caramel filling?? Fresh flowers to decorate your towering tiers, or delicate details made from sugar paste???

When it’s likely to take center stage at your reception and serve scores of guests, deciding on the style of wedding cake that’s right for you can get a little overwhelming. But there’s no need to spend another second sweating your sweets – this wedding pastry primer will help you make the perfect choice.

Frosting and Fondant

According to Katie Blackwell-Martin, owner of Katiebelle’s Cakes in Charlotte, N.C., buttercream is THE most popular wedding cake...

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