The Cake Files
Inspirations For Weddings Magazine
October 01, 2018
PURPLE REVEAL – A combination of flower paste, fondant, and gum paste produce the look of flowing fabric. The crowning glory of the confection is a velvet purple anemone flower. (Cake by SUGAR CREST CAKE DESIGN STUDIO)
Top CAKE ARTISTS’ take on the season’s TASTIEST TRENDS
INSPIRATIONS FOR WEDDINGS ONLINE MAGAZINE l VOLUME 6 ISSUE 12 l pp 66-71
The Trend: TEXTURED STROKES.
Instead of going the usual
route with a paintbrush to
color the fl owers, a craftily
employed palette knife can
produce a more textured
COLOR ME HAPPY – Buttercream frosting is given a serious visual boost with colorful brush strokes. Delicate sugar flowers and sugar-made berries turn "cute" into "refined". (Cake
by VISTA BARISTA COFFEE & BAKESHOP)
The Trend: COLORFUL PAINTED
CAKE. A symphony of hues
provides not just one but
several playful pops of colors
in this wedding centerpiece.
MARBLE MARVEL – Gray, textured marble served as the inspiration for this modern wedding cake. A single white anemone sugar flower tempers the masculine look of the cake. (Cake by VISTA BARISTA COFFEE & BAKESHOP)
The Trend: WORK OF ART.
Aside from displaying different textures, the smoky colors and gold accents produce an abstract masterpiece.
CUTE CUBES – This pull-apart cake is a visual feast that combines together shapes (cubes,
round macaroons), colors, and accents (sugar flowers, metallic balls, gold cubes). The romantic,
bridal feel is maintained with the soft colors and pretty flowers. (Cake by ANGELYN’S CAKES)
The Trend: PULL APART CAKE.
wedding cake is a refreshing
take on the traditional
wedding cake. Each segment
can be a di erent fl avor, and
the pre-divided pieces can be
served to guests as the groom's cake.
PAPER THIN – Paper serves as the muse in this detailed piece. Edible paper, wafer paper, or
thinly-rolled flower paste can be cut and molded to produce the intricate decor. (Cake by SUGAR CREST CAKE DESIGN STUDIO)
The Trend: PAPERLIKE DETAILS. Stunning details give an artistic
look to a monochromatic
cake. The many layers, the
alternating textures, and the varying shapes give the eyes
something incredible to digest.
LOVE BUG – The wedding cake, dressed in all-white royal icing with a simple pattern, is accented with sugar butterflies. The upwards diagonal placement of the butterflies give an
overall even look, despite their asymmetrical arrangement. (Cake by ANGELYN’S CAKES)
The Trend: HEARTS AFLUTTER.
Even the simplest fl oating
accents produce a magical
e ect. The carefully positioned
butterfl ies depict not just
beauty, but also motion and life.
All Photos Shot by MAUI HIDALGO