Themed Cakes

So you may have a colour scheme sorted for your wedding, but have you thought of having a theme. You don’t necessarily have to go all out for having a complete theme in place, but sometimes you can show a quirky side with your cake. Here are just some we love at the moment.

This lovely 4 tiered cake is layered with real citrus fruits and each layer of cake contains citrus flavours. Butterflies are always popular for weddings with their delicate displays. They come in so many colours as well there is the perfect fit for most weddings.
This vintage lace inspired cake by Zoe Clark Cakes in Wimbledon is the perfect addition to a vintage wedding.
The parcel cake is also a style which has stood the test of time. This aqua version is from Melanie Ferris Cakes. The castle cake is one of the hardest to make with loads of iced pieces to add together. This example is from Ice It. This purple cake uses heart shaped cake bases with a cascade for purple flowers. From Alix’s Cakes
If you are wanting to get back to nature or have an input of a bird theme then this bird an twig cake from Martha Stewarts Ideas. This 4 tiered cake inspired by the sea uses different colours to represent the ‘sand’ shades with added shells, coral and sea creatures. Alice in wonderland has become a theme for 2012 and this cake has all the inspiration of the film version in a pretty garden form.
This stunning cake which really depicts the autumn theme is created by Sue Polhill. With loads of leaves and pumpkins the design also has sneaky mice. If you have an idea to create an ice winter wedding then this cake could be just what you are looking for. It is created using small sheets of rice paper, which curl to give the stunning iced effect. This cake depicts a typical parisen street and would work well with any favourite destination. This wonderful example is made by For the Love of Cake, Toronto.
For a garden theme, what could be more apt than these little terracotta plantpots filled with dirty chocolate cakes. Each has a ‘seed tag’ with the bride and grooms initials. Cupcakes of course don’t have to be round they can be any shape you would like. These filigree square cakes in bright colours are a great way of adding a real zing of colour to a white scheme These bouquet cupcakes are lovely and great if you are using spring flowers in your wedding scheme.
Lovely piped hydrangea flowers make these cupcakes great for a summer wedding. These are from the La De Dah Cakery. Snowflake topped cupcakes can be used for winter themed weddings. You can also use snowflake place cards on the glasses as another touch. Cupcakes are a wonderful way of adding many different items to one wedding. These muppet cupcakes are from Cupcake Occasions in Ipswich.
Well you can’t get more personal than this for me, as this is my wedding cake. I created each person in the bridal party at the table in their actual outfits on the cake. Why not have something like your profession, especially if you share the same occupation. This wonderful farmers cake was designed by Fun Cakes of Southampton. For those obsessed with gaming this Super Mario inspired cake may be your perfect thing. It could be a great surprise for an unknowing groom on the day.
If you are anything like my other half, he would have difficulty choosing, so why not have something like this doughnut cake and have the best of both worlds. Have a cake which takes after the world of art. This cake which gives the waterlillies at Monet’s garden at Giverny a new look is created by Jacques Fine European Pastries. Vintage inspired Silhouette pictures can be used for a personal cake. Why not make your own silhouettes on paper and then cut out of black fondant icing and place on a plain white cake.

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