Dessert is, at the wedding party, one of the important memories of the day: it is tasted with eyes before amazing the taste buds. Today, all shapes and all tastes are catered for. Whic one should be chosen then?
Discover the Cupcake trend
Being the offspring of a festive tradition, these funny little desserts, arranged in the shape of cakes, reconnect with today. Pastel, romantic, mischievous, sophisticated or punky, they guarantee amazement for the newlyweds and the guests!
In an immaculate tutu, in bow tie, decorated with colored pellets decorated, embellished with words of love, dressed for the ball or a punk concert, these Anglo-Saxon mini cakes know how to to ideally ally their infinite variations with the atmosphere and colors of the wedding, From the traditional to the most unusual.
The origin of cupcakes goes back to the 19th century. Bakers measured the ingredients required to make them “by the cup”, hence the name. Composed of a basic pound cake topped with very decorated frosting, they are tempting desserts of three to five centimeters in diameter and present the advantage of offering individual portions. They also allow an appropriate staging for everyone.
They can be arranged on a large table or a buffet in the style of an “ice cream shop” that brings back fond memories of the childhood. To preserve the tradition, they can be served with the wedding cake on top of the pyramid, a large round or square cake that the bride and groom will cut together.
For the décor, the choice of boxes (paper surrounding the cupcakes) also plays a role. There are all kinds, customized according to your desires, like embroidered lace, matching the colors of their contents or the style of the event. Whatever the formula, one thing is certain: those sublime little festive follies will make the guests melt and they will love them!
The wedding dessert at the party is one of the important memories of the day: it has to please the eyes as well as the taste buds. Today, all shapes and all tastes are catered for. So which one to choose? Discover the wedding cake … revisited
Some find it kitschy. For others, there can be no happy wedding without it.
The Wedding cake tradition
The cake tradition goes back to the 19th century and was created by Marie-Antoine Carême, chef, and architecture enthusiast who wished to reconcile his two passions. With one order, he creates the cake that delights his customers and his work slowly but surely became the traditional marriage dessert.
It symbolizes union, happiness, prosperity and fertility. The bride has to cut it, but Darling can put his hand on hers as long as she is holding the knife. The first part should be enjoyed by them, to ban infertility and no guest shall refuse eating from it, otherwise woe to the couple! Historically, the most farsighted wives kept one hand to ensure the fidelity of their husbands. The girls placed it under their pillows in the hopes of quickly finding a soul mate.
No real set piece without figurines on top. Originally, they pictured the couple, united for a lifetime! Today, weds and bakers give free rein to their imagination. Thus, some opt for the burlesque, the bride appearing as the one requiring Cheri to put the ring on her finger! Others take the opportunity to become a famous couple like Mickey and Minnie, or choose statuettes where style and elegance take precedence over attention to detail. Be warned, not to ever drop the figurines when cutting the cake, it shall cast doom on your union.
The traditional wedding cake consists of puffs croquembouches, filled with cream and bound by a caramel glaze. Today’s pyramid leaves room for all kinds of cakes and the wildest forms: motorcycle, butterflies, Palaces …
Be creative and enjoy!