10 Most Popular Types of Wedding Cakes for Jewish & Kosher Weddings
Industry experts share the hottest trends in wedding cakes.
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1. Different Shapes
More and more cake designs are veering away from the traditionally symmetrical round tiers. Many modern couples are choosing sleek square cakes. For couples that dare to be different, bold colors and patterns, unique shapes, and contrasting sizes create eye-popping looks that are sure to wow their guests even before they have their first taste.
Kosher Wedding Cakes from Heather Barranco Dreamcakes
2. Glitter & Bling
Brides that love bling are adding a little sparkle to every part of the affair… and the cake is first on their list! Edible sequins, sugary shimmer, and colorful glitter can be used as much or as little as desired to make your cake dazzling.
Bling Kosher Wedding Cakes by Cake & Co. NJ
Pink & Gold Cake by Pink Cake Box
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3. Themed Wedding Cakes
One of the popular cake themes seen by Brianna Ellis from The Sands At Atlantic Beach is “Sprinkled With Love.” This theme can extend throughout the desserts for a colorful, memorable, and sweet ending.
4. Classic Opulence
Extravagant wedding cakes are back in vogue, adding drama and glamour to the cake table. Inspired by reality TV and celebrity bakers, many couples are splurging to get the cake of their dreams. An abundance of layers, artfully designed details, and gourmet ingredients combine to form a delectable piece of art!
Kosher Wedding Cakes by World of Chantilly NYC
As whimsical romance re-emerges as a theme for weddings, texture is being incorporated into everything from the invitations to the linens to the cake. Ruffles, rosettes, and raised designs are becoming common additions to traditional smooth wedding cakes.
Ruffled Kosher Wedding Cake by Cake & Co. NJ
Textured Kosher Wedding Cakes from Heather Barranco Dreamcakes
6. Wedding Dress Inspired Cakes
Cake by Heather Barranco Dreamcakes
Inspired by fashion and finding their dream dress, many brides are creating cakes with gown-inspired details, such as the lace or buttons.
7. Flower & Bouquet Inspired Cakes
Bouquet Cake by Cake & Co.
Flowers are also a source of inspiration for many couples. From a single statement flower to a replica of your bridal bouquet, the creative possibilities are endless!
Actress Kaley Cuoco celebrated her New Years Eve wedding with an upside-down cake, subsequently putting this innovative cake trend on top of everyone’s list. Like an edible chandelier, this style is already exploding for eager party planners dreaming of a unique spin.
Upside-Down Wedding Cake from The Butter End Cakery
9. Mini-Wedding Cakes
For a trend your guests are sure to love – send them home with a cake of their own! Choose a smaller cake for the ceremonial cake cutting, and give mini-cakes as wedding favors, like these kosher cakes by My Chocolate Sunflower in Long Island, NY.
10. Wedding Cake Skewers
According to Ellen Vaknine from Esprit Events Kosher Catering, many couples are asking how to serve their wedding cake. While it’s still popular to serve it family style, or set up a table with pre-cut slices, Ellen suggests a fun alternative that we’re loving! Create Wedding Cake Skewers! You can serve these “cake kebobs” as a passed dessert, or add it to your dessert buffet presentation.
Now that you have the perfect cake, check out Creative Cake Backdrop Ideas for the perfect photo opps!
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