Most brides assume that bringing in a photograph of their dream marriage ceremony cake will assist make clear for his or her bakers what it’s that they need and count on on their massive day.
[shaking head] These candy, foolish ladies.
In actuality, these pictures are extra like “tips.” A springboard, if you’ll, from which the baker could or could not spring – after which into heretofore unheard-of realms of creative “expression.”
Maybe some examples will assist.
Bride Laurie S. requested for this cake, solely in ivory and with blue flowers as a substitute of white:
(Picture & cake by Martha Stewart)
As an alternative, she bought this:
“It is boxy, and it is blue and white. What extra would you like?”
Kirstie additionally wished a cascading floral design, like this:
Which her baker recreated fairly nicely, apart from one key element:
They used actual flowers as a substitute of sugar ones.
As soon as the petals shriveled, Kirstie’s cake design grew to become much less “cascading flowers” and extra “attacking butterflies.” Which is not horrible, I suppose, however it’s form of onerous to withstand the urge to flap your arms and shoo them off.
(Notice: The silver factor is their topper, which the baker laid flat as a substitute of standing up. Or perhaps the butterflies simply knocked it over. :D)
Sharon L. wished this beautiful topsy-turvy design:
(Made by Lisa’s Creative Cakes – and I completely need one.)
…solely in 3 tiers and utilizing her colours of fuchsia, orange, and lime.
Her baker’s interpretation?
Do not forget that springboard I discussed? Nicely, some are a LOT springier than others.
And eventually, this bride wished her seashell-themed cake to rise to new heights:
As an alternative, she bought one which was apparently dropped from nice heights:
Assume it was served with a pancake dinner?
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