Cakes


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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5 Tips for Finding the Right Wedding Planner

by Bitchless Bride

So, I'm a kickass wedding planner, but there are some brides who might not choose to work with me because I am so kickass. Huh? Well, put it this way, if we met under different circumstances, we wouldn't choose to be friends. And you know what? That's okay. It's better for both of us to understand this now then to realize our error in judgment during the planning process. But it got me thinking about what you, bridey, should be thinking about when you start interviewing wedding...

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15 Sweet Wedding Treats for 4th of July

by Azure

Chances are you're not getting hitched this Fourth of July (since it's smack dab in the middle of the week this year). But if you're planning a patriotic engagement party, bridal shower or bachelorette, or have a July 4th wedding date set for 2013 or beyond, these tasty red, white and blue sweets are sure to inspire! From wedding cake alternatives to festive guest favors, just take a look and let your creativity run wild...  Will you say I Do to any of these recipes? Which Fourth...

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Not Your Average Wedding Cake

by Azure

Fondant or Buttercream? Three tiers or five? You'll have plenty more wedding cake questions on your mind after drooling over these totally unique confections! Did you know you could get so creative with your cake?! Which unique treat do you want to bite into??

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Red Hot Chicago Bulls Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

With all the ooing and ahhing I do over gorgeous wedding dresses & real wedding photos, amazing bridal beauty looks, and inspiring wedding color palettes... you probably wouldn't expect me to be a sports fan. Surprise! I'm a Chicago girl and I adore my Chicago Bulls. And Derek Rose is pretty much my hero. NBA playoffs start tomorrow and I'm hoping my baby Bulls take it all the way! So I couldn't resist creating a red, black & white wedding inspiration board for all my fellow Bulls...

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Go Wedding Cake + Topper Crazy

by Azure

We've noticed lately that brides love cute cake toppers! And whether you go classic, romantic, or totally offbeat, you'll want a wedding cake topper that does your expensive reception confection justice! Now, if you're a cake topper lover, choosing just one may prove to be difficult. But no need to worry, because we've got the perfect solution to share with you today! If you opt for a reception dessert spread featuring multiple small wedding cakes (rather than one grand cake), you...

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Lil’ Wedding Caketoppers

by Brooklyn Bride

Caketoppers are such a great way to have a little fun with an otherwise serious affair such as your wedding... getting a couple of these from Lil' Caketoppers customized would do just the trick!  And hey, you don't only have to get them for your wedding cake, they'd also make great gifts or mementos from your wedding day! Aren't these cake toppers adorable?

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9 Wacky Wedding Cake Toppers

by Azure

WARNING: These photos of real wedding cake toppers are not meant to offend, but one (ahem...photo 3) may not be safe for work. We already shared our 15 favorite handmade wedding cake toppers, and now it's time to have a some fun! We rounded up nine of the kookiest, craziest, most bizarre, funny, and outside-the-box wedding cake toppers, and can't wait to hear what you think! Which cray cray cake topper is most memorable? Will you choose something a little bit weird to sit atop...

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15 Favorite Handmade Wedding Cake Toppers

by Azure

Ready for some of the cutest wedding cake toppers you've ever seen? Etsy and Wedzu are overflowing with cake topper treasures and we've rounded up 15 of our favorites! From classy silhouettes to toppers incorporating pets or hobbies, no matter what wedding style you're going for, you just might find the perfect piece to top your delicious wedding cake! Take a look and post a comment below to share your absolute fav!

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4 Fun (And Affordable) Wedding Cake Alternatives

by The Broke-Ass Bride

If you haven't yet started pricing wedding cakes, SPOILER ALERT: they're expensive. REALLY expensive. Want fondant icing? Cha-ching! If you're scrambling to find ways to cut back on your wedding expenses, might we suggest some more humble, yet equally delicious wedding cake alternatives? These scrumptious solutions can be as simple, or as fancy as you want them to be! Source your baked goodies from the best bakery in town, or just hit up a Krispy Kreme drive-through. It's up to...

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Dream About a Rainbow Wedding…

by Azure

And color your wedding beautiful! To say that the 7-tier rainbow wedding cake by Rise & Shine Bakery (above and below) inspired me would be a true understatement. It literally blew my mind, made me swoon, and tantalized my sweet tooth, all with a single look. So I just couldn't resist creating a style board inspired by this colorful confection! Isn't it sweet? How many brides are daring enough to take guests over the rainbow with this vibrant wedding color palette?

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Out-of-this-World Ombre Wedding Finds

by Azure

Chances are you've heard the buzz about incorporating ombre into your wedding. So we've rounded up more gorgeous ombre inspiration and bridal finds than one nearlywed can handle! From ruffly ombre wedding cakes to ombre statement necklaces and outdoor wedding decor, you'll find the perfect touch of ombre goodness for your white wedding day! How do you feel about the ombre wedding trend? Like it, love it, or ready to see it go?      

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Mint Green Wedding Style

by Azure

Brooklyn Bride's guest post about the Coolhaus ice cream sandwich truck got me thinking about my favorite ice cream flavors. Daiquiri Ice was my favorite as a kid (ironic I know), and mint chocolate chip has always topped my list. Beyond satisfying my sweet tooth, I adore the minty green hues of my two favorite flavors. The color is cool, calming and can really add pop to your wedding color palette. How do you like mint green for your wedding? Is it so fresh and so clean, or way...

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Candy Wedding Cakes— Oh So Sweet!

by Brooklyn Bride

Who doesn't like candy? These wedding cakes are definitely made a bit more playful with a candy coating....the skies the limit when it comes to decorating! Which of these candy-coated wedding cakes makes your sweet tooth stand at attention? Post a comment below or send us a tweet!  

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Splurge or Save: Modern, Sculptural Ceramic Love Bird Wedding Cake Toppers

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Wedding cake toppers aren’t foremost on your mind when you start your wedding planning journey. In fact, choosing your wedding cake topper might be one of the very last wedding-related decisions you make - but even so, it shouldn’t look like an afterthought! These adorable and tres modern “love birds” cake toppers are a simple, yet charming option for the contemporary bride-to-be... but which will you choose? Our “save” cake topper is made of pure porcelain, and...

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Dessert Ideas for Your Vintage Wedding: Doily Details!

by Oh Lovely Day

  Doilies are a fun way to add a vintage element to your wedding.  But how do you incorporate them? There are so many ways really, and today I’m sharing how to use them in your wedding desserts.   I am loving the doily pattern incorporated onto the wedding cakes, but if that is too much for you, or if you aren’t having a cake, you can use doily cupcake wrappers, doily...

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