Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Wedding Cakes Get Naked

Being naked on your wedding day sounds like a scene right out of your worst nightmare. Imagine getting to the end of the aisle and realize you have forgotten the gorgeous gown you spent weeks painstakingly selected. Friends and family have traveled from all over to be a part of your nuptials but all they can see is you in nothing but your Spanx. Brides would never catch themselves in such a delicate situation on their wedding day (we hope!), many brides are opting for “naked” wedding cakes in the 2014 season.

Un-frosted, or “naked,” wedding cakes are this season’s fastest growing trend. As we predicted in January, weddings this year are all about a romantic simplicity, and these aux-natural cakes act as an additional simple, organic , visually appealing decoration to the wedding reception space.

Perfect for summer and outdoor weddings, the bride and groom won’t have to worry about the heat doing a number on their butter-cream confection as the sides and top of the cake are completely free from icing. The layers of cake are then packed with tasty icing that’s not cloying.

Due to the exposed-crumb finish of these cakes, it is difficult to keep them moist, therefore they must be made only one day in advance, as opposed to their frosted cousin, the traditional wedding cake, which can be made up to five days in advance. This provides guests with a dessert of the utmost quality and freshness.

What we really love about the naked cake is the ability to make it unique to the reception space and wedding theme. Though delightfully bare on the outside, the cake can be beautifully adorned with delicate blooms to tie in centerpieces and bouquets. Adding floral touches to the bare cake fills a bride’s desire to keep the season in mind.These precious accents to your naked cake is where the talented florists at Marietta’s Peachtree Petals steps in.

With over 35 years combined experience, the FTD Certified Master Florists at Peachtree Petals are Marietta’s top choice in wedding florist. When Marietta brides book their free wedding consultation using Peachtree Petals’ easy scheduler, which automatically connects to their WeddingWire account, they will receive customer service and attention to detail no other florist can provide. Beginning with the consultation, Peachtree Petals’ florists listen to the bride’s vision, adds ideas of their own for unique touches, and establishes a budget any bride can feel comfortable with. Throughout the process of planning, the florists are there to help with any necessary changes or last minute tweaks. On the big day Peachtree florists will arrive to set up the gorgeous arrangements, adorn your bare cake with gorgeous seasonal petals, and deliver bouquets.

Regardless of the style of your wedding cake, Peachtree Petals is an obvious choice for Marietta brides. Since 2011, Peachtree Petals has cultivated the reputation as Atlanta’s number one florist through their desire to see the faces of happy customers.

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