A truly special wedding cake holds different layers of meaning at your reception. Of course it’s the delicious dessert that is served to your guests right before they hit the dance floor.
But even more importantly, it is the symbol of you and your partner’s future together. A future that will be filled with love, commitment, and many years of happiness.
Leading up to the big event, choosing the perfect wedding cake can be a delicious adventure for the bride-and-groom-to-be. There are countless decisions for you to explore. At Naturally Delightful, we look forward to helping you navigate these choices. We’ve outlined some design categories and considerations below to help you get started.
With all of the different and amazing bakeries in Green Bay and its surrounding communities, it is always an honor when a couple entrusts us with the wedding cake responsibilities. And as we always tell these customers, “You make the memories…We’ll make the cake.”
Traditional wedding cakes never go out of style. These classic designs typically feature tiers covered in smooth, white fondant or buttercream icing. Elaborate details such as lacework, intricate piping, and delicate sugar flowers are often added to create an elegant and timeless look. The classic white-on-white palette symbolizes purity and the beginning of your new chapter in life.
If you’re seeking a more relaxed and down-to-earth vibe, rustic wedding cakes are an excellent choice. These cakes often incorporate natural elements like woodgrain textures, fresh flowers, and earthy color palettes. Naked cakes, with minimal frosting and exposed layers, are a popular rustic option that exudes country charm and simplicity.
Vintage-inspired wedding cakes are perfect for couples who value the elegance of bygone eras. These cakes often feature artistic lace patterns, pastel color schemes, and ornate edible decorations like brooches or pearls. Vintage-style cakes transport you to a different time, adding a touch of nostalgia to your celebration.
Clean lines, bold geometric shapes, and a minimalist color palette define modern wedding cakes. Less is more in this style, with a focus on sleek elegance and simplicity. If you opt for a modern cake, you may choose metallic accents, monochromatic designs, or unique structural elements to create a contemporary and chic aesthetic.
Let your imagination run wild with a fantasy-themed wedding cake. These cakes can take on the appearance of enchanted forests, fairy tales, or even favorite movies. Bright colors, edible figurines, and creative design elements make these cakes a playful centerpiece that can transport your guests to a magical world.
Bohemian wedding cakes are all about embracing natural, organic beauty. If you choose one of these cakes, it will likely feature semi-naked or textured frosting, adorned with cascading blooms, greenery, or succulents. The overall effect is a relaxed and effortless elegance, perfectly complementing your boho-inspired wedding theme.
When you’re seeking to make a bold statement at your reception, a glamorous wedding cake is the way to go. These cakes radiate an air of luxury and lavishness, featuring extravagant details like metallic accents, sequins, and intricate sugar art. They are often taller and grander, making them the centerpiece of the celebration.
wedding cakes for any style or preference
Choosing the perfect wedding cake and its accompanying style is an exciting part of your wedding planning process. Whether you lean towards the traditional elegance of a classic tiered cake or the whimsical charm of an inspired fantasy, or anywhere in the middle, there's a wedding cake design to suit your taste and personality.
If you or someone you know is in the process of planning a wedding, contact us at Naturally Delightful, the finest organic, gluten-free, and vegan bakery in Green Bay. We would love to talk with you about how one of our wedding cakes will provide a personalized flair to your special day.