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Monday, May 6, 2013

How To Cut a Wedding Cake in 4 Easy Steps

Jill Lauren, Guest Author

It’s your Wedding Day. You’ve prepared for everything. The First Look went off without a hitch, the Ceremony was incredible, the First Dance was spectacular….now it’s time to Cut the Cake. But wait – How to cut a wedding cake?

This is usually the part of the evening when your wedding planner quickly explains what to do and then gets out of the photo. But were you really listening to her? Everyone is looking at you and your new husband and the two of you are supposed to know how to do this. But let’s get real – cutting cake with another person is only going to happen once in your life…so you really don’t have a clue.

Not to worry. I’m here to give you the 4 easy steps to cutting the cake. That’s right – only 4 simple things to remember and the two of you will seem like pro’s. When your wedding planner stops by to give you the run down, you can say “We’ve got this covered, our photographer gave us everything we need to know on how to cut a wedding cake.”

1. Decide on Forks or Fingers – If you are using forks to feed each other, then you won’t be smashing cake (or at least you shouldn’t be). If you decide to use your fingers to feed each other cake – then feel free to smash away. My one rule – be ready to lick off any smashed cake from the other persons face(Also if you’ve decided on forks – then make sure there are 2 available before you get started)

305-WEB-304-Britney-Florencio-Wedding-1-19-13(pp_w307_h204)2. The Cutting Utensils – in front of you is usually a long knife and a spatula-type thing. The knife is used first – the spatula second. The brides hand grabs the knife first, the groom places his hand over the brides. You will make two cuts – a Triangle. Don’t worry about making it too big. But be sure to cut all the way through all cake layers with both cuts.

3. Serving each other – The spatula-thing is used now (one of these days I should know what the name of that thing is) Only one of you needs to do this part – you already cut the cake together, now one person can use the spatula to scoop the cake onto a plate (If the bride is doing the scooping, then the groom should be holding the plate). It’s easier to decide beforehand who will be doing what.

300-WEB-297-Suzanne-and-Christopher-11-10-12-300x1994. Feeding each other – This is the fun part. Remember, you already decided on Forks or Fingers. Now just have fun. You get to have your cake and eat it too!

Make sure this isn’t the only taste of cake you get – be sure to have a whole piece later on. I missed out on eating cake at my wedding and I was a little sad afterwards.

So now you know how to cut a wedding cake. You’ll be all set for your wedding day. Or you can always be available to tell your friends how they should do it. It’s always nice being the friend that knows what to do in circumstances like this.

Photo Credit: Jill Lauren Photography, Phoenix, AZ.

JillLaurenCopyright © 2013 – Jill Lauren. Jill Lauren is Arizona’s Premier wedding photographer. She works alongside her husband, Chris Smith, and together they create breathtaking memories for their clients. Her favorite part of her job is getting to know her clients and giving them exactly what they want. She also loves sharing the little tips and tricks she’s picked up after so many weddings and events. Jill and her husband live in Phoenix, AZ. Jill is the owner of the Wedding Events Network! Visit Jill’s Website!

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

How to Choose and Order Your Wedding Cake

Filed under: Guest Authors,Wedding Cakes — Larry James @ 7:00 am
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Olivia Nicholas, Guest Author

What could be more special than a beautiful wedding cake as the centerpiece of the bride and groom’s reception after the ceremony!

cake1Wedding cakes are a long standing tradition, but did you know that the very first wedding cake tradition was actually a fruitcake? While that is no longer the case, today’s wedding cake is still a very special part of the day and is something the couple needs to plan for in advance.

First, what kind of cake do you want? Are you going to order it from a bakery or is a friend or relative making it for you? The answer to that may be budget-related, as specialty wedding cakes can be very expensive. If a wedding cake is ordered from one of the many places that do fancy or themed cakes, they can cost hundreds of dollars and be ordered months in advance! Don’t worry, there are cakes to fit everyone’s budget whether you get them at the grocery store bakery, a specialty store or have a friend make it.

cake2If you do go to a bakery or specialty shop, they will probably have a catalog with pictures of wedding cakes to choose from in many different styles. You can also try out cake flavors to see what you like best. This can be a fun undertaking for the couple as they get to try out everything from vanilla and chocolate to exotic flavors like raspberry, lemon or even Oreo cookie! If you have the traditional layered and tiered cake, each layer can be a different flavor if desired.

You also need to have a number in mind as to how many people will be at the reception and how many are likely to be eating a slice of your wedding cake. Bakeries will use this number to figure out how big the cake needs to be.

When you set out to start looking for your perfect cake you should probably browse several different bakeries to check their prices and styles. Or, if a friend is baking your cake, you can check out books, magazines or online wedding websites to get ideas. You will want your cake to go along with your wedding colors and theme, so be sure to keep that in mind when picking one out.

cake3Besides the flavor of the cake itself, the frosting choice is also important for more than one reason. Is the cake going to be sitting out for a few hours or is it going to be brought in right before the cake cutting event? If the cake will be sitting, then the icing needs to be a type that doesn’t melt or go bad if not refrigerated. For example, a whipped cream style frosting needs to be refrigerated, while butter cream or royal or fondant may not have to be kept cold.

Another aspect to consider, do you want plain cake or one with a filling? Some wedding cakes are made with yummy fruit or cream fillings; it all depends on what the couple wants. You can try out different cake and filling flavors at your cake tasting. Don’t be afraid to cut from the norm and try something new and interesting.

What if you want a bakery cake, but need to save on the budget? There are ways to go about this. For some reason, bakeries seem to charge much more for a wedding cake than for something like a birthday cake. One way around this is to simply ask for a price list of cakes, but don’t tell them it is for a wedding. Then, you can do something like get a huge and nicely decorated sheet cake for the guests and a small round layer cake for the bride and groom to cut. The small round cake could even have a topper on it as usual. Nothing says you have to have a huge, expensive tiered cake, and this strategy can save you a lot of cash.

All in all, your wedding cake should make you and your spouse happy (and a bit hungry). Don’t let anyone try to talk you into something you don’t want or can’t afford. It’s your special day! Your wedding cake should reflect that and make you both happy.

Photo Credit: All 3 cakes were made by Let Them Eat Cake Inc. in Phoenix! Call my friend, Barb Gardner at 602-952-5272.

BONUS Article: Reception Desserts – Wedding Cakes & Alternatives

OliviaNicholasCopyright © 2011 – Olivia Nicholas. Olivia Nicholas is a seasoned wedding planner with over 10 years in the wedding business. She has a passion for all things related to the celebration of marriage; from engagements to weddings to the honeymoon. This passion also motivates her to work in her spare time as a freelance writer and author for My Wedding Austin guide.

Larry James is a non-denominational minister and performs the most “Romantic” wedding ceremony you will find anywhere! Every wedding ceremony is customized to your complete satisfaction. Call to check availability: 480-998-9411 or 800-725-9223. You will find more than 460 pages of Wedding ideas, tips (90 tips and growing), ceremonies, and more at: http://www.celebrateintimateweddings.com. Something NEW about weddings is posted every 4th day on this Wedding BLOG. Check Larry’s availability.

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Monday, May 9, 2011

Yippee! Cake Tasting + 2 = Yummy!

Filed under: Wedding Cakes,Wedding Video — Larry James @ 7:00 am

The centerpiece of any wedding reception, besides the bride of course, is the wedding cake. Choosing the right pastry chef or wedding cake bakery requires extensive research and calculated preparation. Your choice in wedding cake design makes a statement about your personality and sense of style. It should reflect you and your good taste. Wedding cake tastings aren’t just an excuse to gorge on moist, rich cake and butter cream confections. They also serve a very important purpose, helping you to decide both the flavor and look of your wedding cake.

wedding_cakes_28You can choose a sophisticated elegant look or show your playfulness and sense of humor if you choose a “whimsical” style. Discuss with your partner the kind of cake you might prefer. Spend several hours browsing through wedding magazines taking in every detail, making notes as you do. What will it be, a traditional wedding cake or cupcakes?

Research the cake bakers in you area. Get references! Most wedding venues know the reputable bakers and often will have a “preferred vendor” list they will share with you. The first thing to consider is references. If you attended a reception recently and loved the cake you may want to talk with the recently married couple to see if they were satisfied with the cake, the customer service, etc. Something to know: some bakers require a few for a tasting – ask before you make an appointment.

wedding_cakes_13Once you have decided on 3 or 4 shops to visit. It’s best to make no more than 2 appointments in the same day. Call each shop to schedule a cake tasting and consultation. Show up on time. Notice if the people who work there make you feel welcomed as soon as you walk through their door.

Most wedding cake bakers will have photos of the cakes they have served in the past. They will want to show you their most incredible edible art. Look through the photo album that has photos of many of the custom cakes they’ve made. You will want to bring photographs, magazine pages and hand drawn sketches to help communicate your idea of the perfect wedding cake.

The baker will want to know your own personal cake preferences (My personal favorite is raspberry creme with real raspberries between the cake layers. Yummy!), your wedding style and theme, number of guests invited, and your wedding cake budget.

Most bakers will prepare several different cake samples for you to taste. Remember to cleanse your pallet with water between each different cake sample so you won’t mix up the cake flavors. It’s also better to not be hungry during the tasting so you can be more objective. Be sure to eat something before the cake tasting.

After you have finished a few tastings and you have a clear idea of which cake and pastry chef you want to use, It’s time to order the cake. Make sure that everything you discuss with the bakery is in writing before you sign a cake contract or receipt. Ask if they offer any guarantees; like the time of the cake delivery or the number of people it will serve. It’s always wise to put your deposit on a credit card if possible. Always call the week of your wedding to confirm everything you have ordered?

wedding_cakes_35Something else to consider: If some of your guests are allergic to eggs, gluten, wheat or peanuts, they may not be able to taste or even be near the wedding cake. Ask about options for allergen-free ingredients, and find out what the ingredients list is for a particular cake so you can post it for your guests.

Asking the right questions and interviewing several wedding cake designers is the key to having the wedding cake of your dreams. Here are a few questions to ask your baker on your way to confection perfection!

• Are you available on my wedding date?
• How far in advance should I place my order?
• Do you have a portfolio of previous wedding cakes you’ve made that we can look at?
• Hοw long hаνе thеу bееn іn business? Will you supply references?
• Do you have or can you rent items like cake toppers, stands, tiers, fountains, and cutters? Will we be billed extra?
• Do you customize wedding cakes? What is your specialty?
• What are my filling choices?
• What are the frosting choices?
• How far in advance are wedding cakes prepared? Will it be a fresh, moist cake – not frozen?
• Who will bake my wedding cake?
• Is there an extra cost for special fillings or details?
• Are there options for special diets?
• Will you provide a written proposal?
• How are your wedding cakes priced and is a deposit required (how much)?
• What is the payment schedule and date they need a final guest count?
• Does the wedding cake price include the top tier? Does the baker provide a box for the top anniversary tier?
• Who provides the fresh flowers, if any – baker or my florist? Who is responsible for placing them on the cake?
• Will you provide a digital preview of the cake? (Some wedding cake designers will be able to produce a computer-generated image of your cake based on your specifications.)
• When do I need to return the support pieces?
• Do you supply a cake knife? What is the best way to cut the cake?
• What is the delivery process? When will you deliver and set up the cake? Is there a delivery fee?
• If anything happens to the cake in transit, how will the baker deal with repairs, if needed?
• Any additional charges I should know about?
• Is the baker licensed by the state health department?

You will find hundreds of photos of wedding cake designs on The Knot!

BONUS Articles: Check Wedding Vendor’s References. . . A Piece of Cake! Right?
Four Advantages of a Cupcake Wedding Cake

Larry’s Note:
• Want cupcakes for your wedding? Let Them Eat Cake Inc. in Phoenix is a great place to start! Call my friend, Barb Gardner at 602-952-5272.
• Want a delicious wedding cake? BambooBakery.com in Phoenix. Call: Maria or David 602-246-8061.

Let Them Eat Cake Inc. is an award-winning, family-owned and operated “Cake Boutique” serving the Greater Phoenix area. They have been designing and decorating customized wedding and all-occasion cakes since 1977. They pride themselves on fresh, moist cake – not frozen. They offer friendly, knowledgeable and professional staff with on-time deliveries for your important day. If your taste buds have not experienced how scrumptious our cakes are, they offer cake tastings by appointment.

Copyright © 2011 – Larry James. This idea is adapted from Larry’s “romantic” Wedding Ceremony. Larry James is an award winning, non-denominational wedding officiant and performs the most “Romantic” wedding ceremony you will find anywhere! Every wedding ceremony is customized to your complete satisfaction. Call to check availability: 480-998-9411 or 800-725-9223. Pre-maritial relationship coaching is available and not required. You will find more than 460 pages of Wedding ideas, tips (90 tips and growing), ceremonies, and more at: http://www.celebrateintimateweddings.com. Something NEW about weddings is posted every 4th day on this Wedding BLOG. Check Larry’s availability.

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Sunday, March 6, 2011

The World’s Oldest Wedding Cake – A Slice Of History

Filed under: Guest Authors,Wedding Cakes — Larry James @ 7:00 am

Steph Oliver, Guest Author

The cake is 113 years old

It may not make your mouth water but this is thought to be the world’s oldest complete wedding cake dating back to 1898.

The cake which was baked 113 years ago has now got brown icing because the sugars have seeped through to the surface.

It also has a crack in its side due to vibrations from a bomb blast during the second world war.

The cake is now stored in an air conditioned gallery

But tests with a syringe have shown the rich fruit cake inside the ornate icing is still moist – although not edible!

The four-tier cake was orginally displayed in a family bakery until it closed in 1964, then kept in an attic before being donated to the Willis Museum in Basingstoke, where it has just gone on show.

It was given to the museum by the baker’s daughter.

Curator Sue Tapliss told Sky News: “The baker’s daughter, who was unmarried, donated the cake towards the end of her life because she feared someone might discover it in her attic and think she had been jilted at the alter. Pieces of Queen Victoria’s wedding cake were auctioned off, but this is the world’s oldest complete one. We hope it can be enjoyed for a further 113 years.”

In 1898 Queen Victoria was on the throne and HG Wells’ sci-fi classic War Of The Worlds was published.

It was also the year in which the 21st Lancers made the last ever British cavalry charge at the Battle of Omdurman in Sudan.

Copyright © 2011 – Steph Oliver. Steph Oliver reports for Sky News online. Visit the Sky News Website: http://news.sky.com/skynews/.

Larry James is an award winning, non-denominational wedding officiant and performs the most “Romantic” wedding ceremony you will find anywhere! Every wedding ceremony is customized to your complete satisfaction. Call to check availability: 480-998-9411 or 800-725-9223. You will find more than 455 pages of Wedding ideas, tips (90 tips and growing), ceremonies, and more at: http://www.celebrateintimateweddings.com. Something NEW about weddings is posted every 4th day on this Wedding BLOG. Check Larry’s availability.

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Monday, January 17, 2011

Check Wedding Vendor’s References. . . A Piece of Cake! Right?

Filed under: Wedding Cakes,Wedding Tips — Larry James @ 7:00 am

Never risk the possibility of ruining your special wedding day. It is very wise to always check references of wedding vendors before you sign on the dotted line! Make sure there is a well written contract in place and signed by both parties. It is important to know the quality of person that you are hiring for your special event.

In the real working world you wouldn’t hire someone to work for you without checking their references first, so why hire a vendor without checking references? Do your research on ALL wedding vendors.

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Would you pay $250 for a cake from an amateur that looks like the “Leaning Tower of Pisa?”

Click here to view a special video report from Channel 12, Phoenix about the woes of one couple who should have gotten references from past clients and hired a professional. (Video opens in another browser window so you won’t lose your place).

According to “Piece of Cake Deserts” (Mesa, AZ) – Aside from a loophole in Tempe, AZ, Maricopa county does not allow home bakeries, yet 40+ new ones pop up every year. . . most are usually gone by the next year often leaving a bunch of upset brides in their wake.

There are some people out there who may have problems that cause them to run their business in an unethical manner. It is your job to find reputable vendors. You must do your research. Aways ask other wedding vendors if they know of a vendor you are considering. Vendors know that offering referrals to other vendors always reflects on their own reputation.

Most vendors require a down payment (often called a deposit) to secure the wedding date. Never hand over any money without a written contract – or at the very least, a receipt.

It’s overwhelming for many couples to consider the number of wedding vendors they have to hire to make their wedding day run smoothly. There are plenty of wedding vendors out there, but not just anyone will do.

My advice: Start looking for your wedding vendors at least 6 months to a year in advance! That way you won’t have to make any snap decisions that may cause to to say, “Opps!” It’s not like you plan a wedding every day. This is all probably brand new to you, so be patient with yourself.

There are many ways that a couple can find wedding vendors. First, the couple should look to their wedding planner to make suggestions. She or he will have worked with many vendors and know which ones are reliable. If the couple is not hiring a wedding planner, they can often rely on their friends and family members who recently got married to inform them about trustworthy vendors.

Before you begin looking for a wedding vendor. . . make a budget. Next, prioritize – if you’re foodies, for example, you might spend more on dinner and cut back on flowers. If you want a memorable, “romantic” wedding ceremony, call Larry James. 😉 The best amost always costs more, so plan ahead. You can always find something to cut back on to help you afford the best. Once you decide to hire a vendor, discuss all the details of the services you desire and be sure that the vendor is flexable enough to provide them.

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Larry’s Note: Bad idea! Always hire a Pro! Piece of Cake makes “yummy” wedding cakes!

Perhaps the most important questions a couple should ask a wedding vendor is:

• How long has this vendor been in business and how many weddings have they worked?
• How many weddings do they work per year?
• Are they available for the specific rehearsal date (if any) and wedding date?
• How much are the services and how much is the deposit?
• When are the deposit and remaining balance due?
• Are there any additional fees?
• Can the vendor provide three references from couples they have worked with in the past?
• What is the vendor’s cancellation policy?

One final thought. . . Get wedding insurance. If you are planning a wedding (especially out of the country), get wedding insurance before you start planning the wedding. If a vendor goes under, you still have to find a new one (sadly you still have that hurdle to go thru) but the insurance will eventually pay for the cost to get a new one.

Video Source: A special “thank you” to Piece Of Cake Desserts, Mesa, AZ for alerting us to the video in this story.

Larry’s Note: I have a list of “Preferred Wedding Vendors” that I will offer upon request. I NEVER take money for giving a referral. I only recommend those whom I consider to be the most reputable and the very best. Phone calls only: 480-998-9411.

Copyright © 2011 – Larry James. This idea is adapted from Larry’s “romantic” Wedding Ceremony. Larry James is an award winning, non-denominational wedding officiant and performs the most “Romantic” wedding ceremony you will find anywhere! Every wedding ceremony is customized to your complete satisfaction. Call to check availability: 480-998-9411 or 800-725-9223. You will find more than 455 pages of Wedding ideas, tips (90 tips and growing), ceremonies, and more at: http://www.celebrateintimateweddings.com. Something NEW about weddings is posted every 4th day on this Wedding BLOG. Check Larry’s availability.

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Saturday, January 30, 2010

Four Advantages of a Cupcake Wedding Cake

Filed under: Cupcakes,Wedding Cakes — Larry James @ 6:00 am
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Janine Sinclair, Guest Author

Reasons for choosing cupcakes rather than traditional wedding cakes.

cupcakehowsweetcalgaryIf you’re reading this then you are most likely planning your wedding, or perhaps helping a friend plan hers. This is a day that you may have pictured your entire life. However, when you were planning your wedding chances are you never pictured having cupcakes instead of a traditional wedding cake!

While this may be a newer idea to some, many are finding that it is a very simple and fun option. But why would someone do this, you may ask. Let’s look at four advantages to having a cupcake wedding cake.

First of all, cupcakes are much easier to transport. Consider how most wedding cakes today have many different layers that are boxed separately and then put together at the wedding reception. Or, some bakeries layer the cake all at once and try to transport the entire thing to your wedding. In some cases, cake layers end up melted, dropped, and so on, which would ruin this fun part of the wedding.

Cupcakes however are generally boxed side by side and the boxes are full, leaving little room for the cupcakes to slide and get ruined. Because traditional wedding cakes take a great deal of time to assemble at the reception site, your baker will be charging top dollar for this additional work. Cupcakes, however, do not need to be “assembled.” This is much easier on your pocketbook.

cupcakewiltoncakesThe second advantage is that cupcakes are much, much easier to serve. Some reception halls actually charge money for cutting and serving cake but with a cupcake wedding cake this fee can be avoided. Without worrying about having to make perfect cuts, you can have a friend serve the cupcakes, or even have the guests serve themselves. This not only costs less, but takes the worry out of serving.

The third advantage of a cupcake wedding cake is the option of getting different flavors. With an actual wedding cake you can be very limited in this regard. However, with a cupcake wedding you have so many different options of flavors that it will be sure to match each of your guests own and unique tastes, leaving everyone with a happy and memorable experience.

Do you have to sacrifice beauty for convenience? No. Wedding cupcakes can have all the decorations of traditional wedding cakes. Figurines of the happy couple, bells, doves or hearts; decorations of flowers, fruits, candy, ribbons, jewelry and so on can all be used to decorate cupcakes as beautifully as traditional cakes.

BarnetPhotographyeugenekamcupcakesThe fourth advantage to having a cupcake wedding cake is the final result – the individual serving. Were you ever served a piece of wedding cake with a part of a decoration which you couldn’t identify? With a cupcake wedding cake, each serving is individually decorated. The result? Each guest is served a beautifully decorated piece of cake.

Consider these advantages to having a cupcake wedding cake for your special day. They’re beautiful, elegant, delicious, and appreciated by brides and guests alike!

For lots more photos of cupcakes and wedding cakes, click here!

BONUS Article: Serve Up Cupcakes With a Kick

Cake Credits & Photography Credits: The top cake is by How Sweet, Calgary, Canada. The second cake is by Wilton Cakes, Woodridge, IL. The 3rd cake photo is by Eugene Kam Photography, Honolulu, Hawaii. The 4th photo to the right is by Barnet Photography.

Want cupcakes for your wedding? Let Them Eat Cake Inc. in Phoenix is a great place to start! Call my friend, Barb Gardner at 602 952 5272.

Copyright © 2010 – Janine Sinclair. Janine Sinclair is an experienced writer who writes on the subject of Sydney Wedding Cakes for the Sydney Wedding Cake site. She also writes extensively about wedding invitations.

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