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5 Tips to Choose Your Ideal Wedding Cake

Weddings take a massive amount of work and time to organize. There things that need doing, both small and big, which require attention for the special day to be absolutely perfect. A number of tasks are exciting, making the anticipation for the approaching day all the more enjoyable. Among these tasks is a special one, which is choosing your wedding cake. This is the time when you put away all your worries and prepare yourself to try out some outstanding taste samples. Here are a few tips to help Read more [...]

4 Out of the Box Groom’s Cake Ideas

It’s a popular wedding custom that the bride gifts a cake to the groom. That cake is displayed next to the wedding cake. While wedding cakes have a feminine and formal touch, the concept of groom’s cake gained popularity as a way to introduce an informal and fun element to the occasion. Traditionally, a groom’s cake was a liquor-soaked cake that was sliced and given to the guests. Over time, the tradition has evolved and today, a groom’s cake is a sole detail in a wedding that’s all Read more [...]

5 Tips to Choose the Best Bakery for Your Wedding Cake

A wedding is a big deal. Not just for the bride and groom, but for the friends and family in attendance as well. It’s a celebration of the union of two people and two families. The wedding cake is an important element of this event. It needs to reflect the importance of the occasion. Finding the right one can be tricky though, especially as many of us aren’t experienced bakers. Your best option is shop around different bakeries, but which to choose? To help you find out if a bakery suits, here Read more [...]

Unique Wedding Cake Traditions from Different Countries – Part 2

In our last blog, we covered several interesting wedding cake traditions from around the world. We would like to continue the topic in this post. There are just so many interesting to cover! In this post, we will be covering wedding cake traditions from Jamaica, Russia, Norway and the Appalachian Mountains:- Jamaican – In Jamaica, traditionally the cake is not eaten, but thrown at the bride to signify fertility. Any traditional Jamaican wedding cake is dark in colour, owing to its rum components Read more [...]

Unique Wedding Cake Traditions from Around the World – Part 1

Most societies and cultures throughout the ages have had some version of a wedding ceremony. As the union of two people is a celebration, special foods were prepared for the occasion. Ancient Romans for example, had a tradition of breaking bread on the bride’s head symbolizing good fortune and fertility. A lot has changed since then, but weddings continue to be a time-honoured celebration. Numerous countries have their version of a wedding cake or an equivalent to mark the occasion. Here Read more [...]

6 Gorgeous Wedding Cakes to Make You Go Gaga

  Cakes have been exciting hungry guests since Romans’ times. There is a good reason for that—they are beautiful and they are delicious. Weddings, birthdays, bridal showers, graduations or even just because its Friday. All it takes is some creativity and customization then you can have a cake to fit any occasion! Our team at iCakes has been baking for over 50 years and in that time, we’ve learned a thing or two about making cakes that are both stylish and delicious.  Have Read more [...]