Cakes


Accessorized Edible Beauties from Magnolia Bakery and BHLDN

by Claire

Magnolia Bakery and BHLDN have paired up to bring you fantastically gorgeous wedding cakes with top-of-the-line accessories. These cakes are just a tasting (no pun intended) of the most modern, creative and beautiful cakes you can find for your 2014 wedding. Geometric patterns, ombre colors and distinctive backgrounds are used to create uniquely individual cakes to fit any wedding style, albeit one with sophisticated elegance. You will probably be tempted to save all of these cakes...

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Metallic and Purple Splendor in Connecticut

by Claire

The brand new Pinnacle View is a gorgeous outdoor venue that Connecticut couples are going to absolutely adore! In honor of their grand opening this month, we just had to share this gay styled shoot of pure perfection compiled by planners Engaged CT and photographer Laura Dee. Dave and Brian were very handsome grooms in their modern tuxedos and were a perfect fit for the shoot. We love the metallic accents included throughout the wedding, the impressive purple floral arrangements,...

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The Tangerine Tango

by Claire

It can be hard to get inspired for a summer wedding when the weather outside is frightful, so I thought I'd share a little sunny tangerine wedding color palette to keep you in the summer mood. Tangerine Tango is a happy and bright wedding color that is perfect for a mid-summer, outdoor wedding. I love Roohi Photography's inspired styled shoot that incorporates the beautiful color in creative ways. The signature drink sports tangerines slices, the cake is a bright orange you simply...

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Simply Gorgeous Vineyard Real Wedding in California

by Claire

Of course we love glamorous, big weddings with intricate design, but sometimes the simple weddings are the most gorgeous (and the least expensive!). Set in the idealic Sbragia Family Vineyard in Northern California, Susanna and Jason's destination wedding was one of those simply spectacular weddings. The couple chose simple pink sugar peas throughout the ceremony and reception, and used wine barrels tastefully without creating a rustic feel. The guest book table was inviting and...

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9 Sweet Wedding Cake Alternatives

by Azure

We've already showed you tons of delectable alternatives to a traditional wedding cake, and if you missed our coverage, just check out the links at the bottom of this post. But we're not done yet! Read on to feast your eyes on 9 delicious wedding cake alternatives, then share your top picks in the comments section! 1.  Macaron Towers - You'll have to dream up a new tradition to replace the cake cutting moment, but it will be totally worth it once you see your tasty tower of...

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Bring March Madness Back with 8 Awesome Groom’s Cakes

by The Man Registry

By Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Sadly for all our college hoops fans, March Madness is a wrap until next year. But it's still a great time to start planning a basketball-themed groom’s cake for your wedding day or rehearsal dinner! Regardless of your groomie's alma mater’s performance this season, celebrate his unwavering team spirit while putting a personal spin on the wedding with one of these great picks: This basketball hoop groom’s cake is an excellent choice...

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RoyalMint Wedding Cake Toppers

by Brooklyn Bride

As one who loves the whimsical and fun, I'm a huge fan of RoyalMint's adorable figurines. They're little characters straight out of fairytales, and I recently noticed they've started selling custom wedding cake toppers! I mean really, have you ever seen anything so cute? You can choose to have you and your honey reimagined as any woodland creature you can dream up, and best of all, you'll also get a digital print of your little guys in a fun setting...to use as thank you cards or...

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7 Wonderful Wedding Cake Alternatives

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Looking for some sweet alternatives to the traditional wedding cake and groom’s cake? Whether you’re just not that into cake or want to put a unique and personal spin on your wedding dessert, here are a few ideas to consider. 1. Macarons. Oh la la! These sweet meringue-based French confections filled with ganache or butter cream sandwiched between two cookies not only look lovely, but taste delicious. You could offer them...

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25 Delightful Wedding Cakes with Cascading Florals

by Azure

Ready to see some truly delectable wedding cakes almost too pretty to eat? When it comes to selecting the perfect dessert for your big day, you can't go wrong with classic cake styles adorned with romantic florals. And beloved bakers like Ron Ben-Isreal, Sylvia Weinstock, The Caketress, and Sweet & Saucy Shop (among others) have mastered the art of blooming wedding cakes! Here are 25 delicious designs sure to make your mouth water... Once you're done swooning, click Pin It to...

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Jewel Tones + Eco-Chic Succulents for Gorgeous California I Do’s

by Azure

Jessica and Scott were a gorgeous couple who wanted their California wedding to be simple, beautiful, and organic.  They chose a wedding color palette of rich purples and greens, picture perfect for their earhy yet sophisticated I Do's. Beautiful wedding flower arrangements were created by Bride & Bloom using lush eco-friendly succulents and romantic pink and purple flowers. The couple wanted their wedding cake to incorporate similar elements, and were blown away when Erica...

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8 Great Groom’s Cakes for Gamers

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com If your guy loves playing video games 24/7, he’ll love having a gaming-themed groom’s cake on the big day. Treat him with one of these stellar groom’s cakes found on Pinterest, or come up with a unique design idea of your own to match your groom’s unique personal tastes: One. “Pac Man” groom’s cake/cupcakes. Two. “Borderlands” robot claptrap groom's cake. Three. Nintendo groom's cake. Four....

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Let Them Eat Cake! Sweet Wedding Inspiration from Marie Antoinette

by The Broke-Ass Bride

I know I'm a little late to this party, but I recently watched "Marie Antoinette." And holy gilded bananas! The fashion ... the opulence ... the FASHION. And my little broke-ass brain started a-churnin' with ideas on how to throw a fabulously fancy fete the Queen herself would be proud of.  From gilded centerpieces to feathers in lustrous updos to dresses with decolletage-enhancing bustiers and ruffles for days, the options are endless. Tables adorned with every dessert imaginable...

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10 Geek-Chic Groom’s Cakes

by The Man Registry

By Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Marrying a guy who’s obsessed with all things geek? Surprise him with an awesome groom’s cake that’s sure to appeal to his inner nerd. Here are ten geek-tastic groom’s cakes spied on Pinterest to spark some ideas: ONE - “Star Wars” groom’s cake. TWO - Pac-Man groom’s cake. THREE - Book worm groom’s cake. FOUR - Bat Man “Holy Matrimony” groom’s cake. FIVE - R2-D2 groom's cake. SIX - MacBook Pro groom’s...

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15 Ways to Sweeten Up Your Wedding Cake and Reception Desserts with Fondant

by Azure

Whether you go with a classic 3-tier wedding cake, or a wedding cake alternative (like cupcakes, pies, petit fours, etc.), you'll want to dress it up with something spectacular! And edible flowers, buttons, bows, and beads, crafted with love from sugary fondant, most definitely deliver. Below you'll find 15 gorgeous handmade fondant toppers from Etsy for your wedding reception desserts. Take in all the sweetness... then post a comment below to share your favorite!     ...

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Fondant Lettering for Your Wedding Cake

by Brooklyn Bride

Sarah Foote of Signe Sugar is doing amazing things with fondant! From lettering to hearts in warm and cool colors (even glittery ones!), they'd make the perfect addition to any wedding cake. Can't wait to see how people end up using them!

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8 Creative Wedding Cake Toppers

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Looking for a unique and personal topper for your wedding cake or groom’s cake? Check out these fabulous creative handmade picks spied on Etsy: ONE. Customized Wedding Cake Banner with Bride & Groom — this adorable paper banner, available in a range of colors, comes with custom bride and groom cutouts made to look like you and your fiancé. TWO. Personalized “Woodland Heart” Wedding Cake Topper — this sweet, shabby...

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8 Awesome Grooms’ Cakes for Sports Fans

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com You’ve read our thoughts on the popular groom’s cake tradition before. With fall arriving, there’s not a better time of the year to celebrate your nuptials with one of these unique secondary cakes. Autumn is not only a beautiful time of year to get married; it’s also one of the top times of the year for sports. With football season kicking off and the baseball playoffs getting started, what’s not to love? If your...

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5 Simple, Stunning Wedding Cakes

by Brooklyn Bride

Sometimes with wedding cakes I think less is more....these couple of culinary confections go to show that you can take a simple white cake and just dress it up enough to make it simply stunning. How do you like? Which cake would be perfect for your wedding?

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Wedding Cake Crush: Ron Ben-Isreal

by Azure

When it comes to amazing wedding cakes, no one does it like Ron Ben-Isreal! He first caught Martha Stewart's eye while showcasing his incredible confections in a New York City window display, and the rest (as they say) is history. I've long been a fan of Ron's work, but what I love even more is that his personality is as sweet as his one-of-a-kind desserts. He doesn't let having his own show on Food Network (Sweet Genius), being dubbed the 'Manolo Blahnik of wedding cakes', or his...

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Great Groom’s Cakes

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Considering having a groom’s cake at your wedding? Go for it! Adding a groom’s cake to your reception or rehearsal dinner is a great way to add a personal touch to the day and incorporate the groom’s interests into your wedding. Not to upstage the larger, main wedding cake, the groom’s cake is a secondary wedding dessert that typically focuses on an aspect of the groom’s life, such as his favorite sports team,...

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