Mouth-Watering Wedding Cakes and 10 Tips from Sylvia Weinstock

Posted by Azure on June 1st, 2011
WARNING: The following wedding cake eye candy may incite drooling. Do not indulge on an empty stomach. smile Iced with Sylvia Weinstock (the queen of decadent wedding cakes) premiered Sunday on WE tv. Below are 10 quick tips on choosing the right cake for your wedding from the one and only Sylvia Weinstock:

1. Incorporate favorite foods into the wedding cake and choose a style appropriate for the season of your I Do’s. 2. Add cultural flair by integrating the bride’s ethnic background into the design of the cake. 3. Order cake at least one month before your wedding. 4. Don’t use fresh flowers (often sprayed with pesticides) on your wedding cake. Choose sugar flowers instead. 5. Bring photos (like the ones below!) of cakes you like to help direct your cake designer. 6. Draw cake inspiration from your wedding dress to decide the texture of the icing and use your bridal bouquet to inspire the overall look. 7. There should be a lush mix of details that complement each other when it comes to the design of the wedding cake. 8. Make sure your cake is well lit during the wedding reception so the colors will stand out. 9. Visit many different bakers and sample all of their cakes before you book your wedding cake designer. 10. Variety is everything. Look into making each layer a different flavor.

You can find all of Sylvia's wedding cake top tips on the WE tv website HERE. Now that you've had your education for the day, let's move onto the delicious eye candy, shall we?

From classic and elegant to whimsical and modern, all of these wedding cakes will tantalize your sweet tooth. New York Magazine featured 34 unconventional cakes for every season and style of wedding, and I couldn't wait to show off my personal favorites! Which cake do you love? Post a comment to share your thoughts!!
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