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Flowery wedding cakes are a great choice for weddings of all styles. Check out these 35 beautiful floral cake options for some inspiration for the big day.
Your cake will be the center of your reception atmosphere. Not only should it look amazing, it needs to taste amazing. When choosing the best wedding cake flavors, keep your wedding theme in mind and the mood you want to create. This is why wedding cake professionals have you in for a tasting. Go through all the flavors and find the ones you like. It is perfectly fine to bend away from traditional flavors and get creative. A three tiered cake can have three different flavors and you can add inventive fillings too. This article explores a few of the more exotic flavors and great ideas for incorporating them into your cake.
Your wedding cake should taste as amazing as your wedding looks and reflect the love and excitement of the occasion. The guests expect the cake to taste as good as it looks. You can always choose a classic yellow cake with light fluffy buttercream frosting, but incorporating newer exotic flavors will put your cake over the top!
Here are some examples of the best flavors for wedding cake for 2017:
White Buttercream Fluff
Chocolate Almond Cake
Red Velvet Cake
White Cake with Raspberry
White Chocolate Ganache
Yellow Butter Cake
Grand Marnier Cream Cheese
Orange Thymed Cake
Graham Spice Cake
Vanilla Lime Cake
Cinnamon Vanilla Cake
Chili Infused Chocolate Buttercream
Vanilla Butter Cake
Orange Galliano Infused Cake
Galliano Infused Buttercream
Rum Infused Custard
Whipped Cream Frosting
Chocolate Fudge Cake
Coconut Caramel Fluff
Chocolate Coconut Buttercream
Strawberries and Cream
Pumpkin Spice Cake
Pumpkin Pie Filling
Cream Cheese Buttercream
Crème de Menthe Cake
Chocolate Fudge Ganache
Crème de Menthe Infused Whipped Cream
Don’t be afraid to go for bold and daring! Mix and match the above cake flavors, with different fillings and frostings. You can pick from anywhere on the chart.
White Cake with Cranberries
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Violet Infused Cake
Rose Water Vanilla
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Vanilla Lime Passionfruit
Angel Food Fruit Torte
Pink Cotton Candy
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Apple and Spice
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See if your baker will combine a yellow or white cake mix with cream cheese for an extra rich cake. The filling would consist of a layer of cream cheese buttercream sprinkled with graham cracker crumbs. Finish with a sour cream or white buttercream frosting.
Infuse dark chocolate tiers with espresso and bourbon. Fill with bourbon mascarpone. The finished cake can either be covered in fondant or frosted with toasted meringue. This cake even looks beautiful as a naked cake.
If you are having trouble choosing your wedding cake flavors, why not try pie? You can stack tiers of pies on a tier rack. Just use different sizes of pie plates: larger on the bottom up to a small personal pie on the top. Try pie fillings that are seasonal and use a nice lattice finish for the top crust.
Layer tiers of graham spice cake with marshmallow fluff filling and chocolate ganache. Frost the cake with toasted meringue for a fluffy finish. You can ice the bottoms with chocolate ganache or sprinkle chocolate curls onto the toasted meringue.
Form tiers of chocolate hazelnut cake and hazelnut buttercream icing. Finish with chocolate ganache frosting and sprinkle with crushed hazelnuts.
For 2017, the latest craze is a “naked cake.” Stack tiers of different cake flavors in different colors. For example: tier one - strawberry, tier two - chocolate, tier three - key lime, and a yellow cake topper. Alternate coordinating fillings between each and dust sides with powdered sugar. Absolutely no frosting - just beautiful cake and fillings.
For a simpler version, stack layers of angel food cake with whipped cream and fresh fruit pieces for the filling using kiwi, strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries.
Stack layers of strawberry cake, vanilla cake, and chocolate cake. Fill with vanilla buttercream or chocolate ganache. You can even use fresh strawberries over the strawberry cake and layers of fudge filling over the chocolate with vanilla mousse for the vanilla cake.
Square vanilla cake tiers are infused with espresso and rum. The cake is filled with mascarpone cheese, infused with rum. Top it with whipped cream and sprinkled with espresso powder.
Who says funfetti is just for birthdays? Well, this year it’s not. Funfetti is becoming a popular cake flavor for wedding cakes. You can use any color frosting or fondant to match your wedding theme, and even cover your cake in multi-colored sprinkles.