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Wedding cake

Wedding cakes are elaborate constructions, each standing for a particular marriage and each used in the wedding that establishes it. The link between cake and wedding, the distinctiveness of its form, its derived uses, and the meanings attached to it have all been most complexly and influentially developed in the English-speaking world.

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Wedding cake

Trompe l'oeil

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Specialty cake made of square layers instead of round that can be decorated with ribbon and wrapping paper to make it look like a pile of gifts. The perfect Christmas cake!

Tiers

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Cakes that are stacked on top of one another to create a multi-layered cake.

Torted cakes

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Cakes that are layered with mousse or fruit preserves.

Rolled fondant

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This icing is made of gelatin, confectionery sugar and water. It has a beautiful porcelain finish suitable for beading or tiny flowers. Keep in mind that this icing is temperature sensitive!

Croquenbouche

Weddings; Wedding cake

A specialty wedding cake formed with profiteroles (cream puffs) filled with hazelnut pastry cream, dipped in hot caramel, and placed on top of one another.

Groom's cake

Weddings; Wedding cake

A smaller version of the wedding cake or cake theme to the groom's interests. Usually served at the engagement party or the rehearsal dinner.

Royal icing

Weddings; Wedding cake

An icing made of confectioners' sugar, egg whites and a few drops of lemon juice. It hardens when dry, making it a favourite for durable decorations (such as flowers and leaves) and ornamental ...

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