Rochester Brides & Grooms May - November 2017 Issue #51 - Page 26

Wedding Cakes & Wedding Desserts
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Your Wedding Cake
Since the days of the Roman empire, the wedding cake
Select your baker three to
six months in advance of your wedding. See bakers in this section for
recommendations. When you meet with your
baker, describe your wedding, number
of guests, location and time of the
reception. Look at photos of specially
made cakes and ask to taste samples
if possible. Order your cake one
month in advance and request a
receipt describing the type of cake
you have ordered, filling, icing, style,
and color of decorations.
cake has been a ritual and a symbol of the couple's
willingness to share each others household from then on.
Traditionally, it is a white cake with white buttercream
frosting. You may, however, choose other flavors such
as chocolate, carrot, rum, fudge, white chocolate, lemon
or cheese cake. Choose fillings that complement the cake
flavor. Wedding cakes may be decorated with fresh and silk flowers,
delicate colorful frosting flowers and borders, mini-figurines,
glass or crystal toppers.
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